Retirement communities

Working with you to de-risk your project from the earliest stages.

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Your strategic partner in building right first time

NHBC works with you as a strategic partner and shares your vision to create thriving retirement communities that enrich lives, providing independent and worry-free living.

We work to help you manage development risk from the earliest stages of land acquisition through to completion. As a direct insurer, underwriting our own policies, we have a vested interest in the prevention of structural defects and in successful, long-term asset protection.

So, whether you are developing homes or contracting a third party to build for you, we are here to support you in constructing homes to the highest standards.

Why choose NHBC?

Strategic partner

Our partnership approach and in-house expertise means that we are uniquely placed to support investors, funders, operators and developers in identifying and mitigating the risks whilst upholding quality and standards through early-stage engagement.

Technical expertise

We are the industry-leading source of technical house-building advice. Our technical expertise and unique insights supports you to create sustainable, high quality schemes.

Our services

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Land quality

Our geotechnical and geo-environmental specialists de-risk land acquisition and certify the site is suitable for residential development.

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Training and qualifications

We help maintain high standards throughout the design and construction process with NVQs, apprenticeships and accredited training.

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Data and insights services

A wealth of data from the million-plus inspections we carry out each year, appended with claims data to support the identification and resolution of construction quality issues.

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See our work in this sector

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Adlington Retirement Living

We spoke with Adlington to understand more about how it is tailoring its offering to suit this growing group of discerning customers and their latest development in Menston, West Yorkshire.

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Re-establishing social life in old age – how good retirement accommodation is more than just structural

The UK has an ageing population. This has been driven by steady improvements in life expectancy as medicine has advanced – this is good news of course, but it has an impact on all sorts of areas, including housing.

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