Suppliers Directory

Welcome to the ARCO Suppliers Directory. Please find below a list of specialist suppliers to the retirement community sector.

Strategic partner

Raglan House, Malthouse Avenue, Cardiff Gate Business Park, Cardiff
CF23 8BA, United Kingdom



With 30 years’ experience working exclusively in the care and retirement living sector, Castleoak has built an award winning reputation for successful project delivery for care homes, extra care and retirement apartments, care villages and specialist care schemes across the UK.

Strategic partner

8th floor, 33 Holborn, London
EC1N 2HT, United Kingdom

0345 0404 555


Octopus Real Estate

Octopus Real Estate is a leading specialist real estate investor, with a team of 100 professionals. We provide award-winning finance for UK property investment and development. At the heart of Octopus Real Estate are its people, recruited for their specialist, deep sector expertise and long-held relationships. Together we have lent and invested in UK real estate through several economic cycles. We have over £2 billion under management on behalf of institutional and retail investors, with a focus on the property lending and healthcare sectors.

3 Assembly Square, Britannia Quay, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff
CF10 4PL, United Kingdom

020 3858 0285


Acuity Legal

Acuity Legal is a specialist commercial law firm, with an entrepreneurial spirit, operating throughout the UK. Acuity offers a partner-led service and has a strong track record in providing advice, transactional services and business support to organisations operating in the housing and healthcare sectors, including retirement community and care home operators

Gladman House, Alexandria Way, Congleton, Cheshire
CW12 1LB, United Kingdom

01260 288 900



Award winning Adlington create luxury retirement developments, offering 24-hour on-site care and support. Features include 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments for sale, together with a range of shared areas including table service restaurants. All developments implement design features specifically to assist older people, yet are modern and contemporary.

134 Edmund Street, Birmingham
B3 2ES, United Kingdom



Anthony Collins Solicitors

Market leading legal experts in social care. Experienced full services advisors to social care operators on procuring, funding, building and running care services. The firm also has specialist advisers in governance, CQC issues, regulatory, employment, disputes, pensions, IP and corporate.

Canal Road, Trowbridge
BA14 8RJ, United Kingdom

01225 562 849



At apetito we are proud to supply meals that are tasty, nutritious and crafted with care by our chefs using high-quality ingredients. Our meals don’t just meet dietary needs, they promote well-being by turning an everyday meal occasion into a stand out dining experience. And out market leading customer service means you’ll be supported by us every step of the way.

Cornerblock, 2 Cornwall Street, Birmingham
B3 2DX, United Kingdom




Arcadis is an award winning, multidisciplinary consultancy. Our integrated services include project and cost management, employer’s agent, planning, building surveying, clerk of works, principal designers.

Ashley House 58-60 Ashley Road Hampton, Middlesex
TW12 2HU, United Kingdom

020 8941 5161



A South West London based chartered architectural and planning services practice with expertise in providing specialist housing for older people and people with disabilities and special needs. We offer a personal and professional service with an emphasis on high quality sustainable buildings meeting our clients’ brief in terms of budget, building function and timescales.

Assael Architecture Limited 123 Upper Richmond Road, London
SW15 2TL, United Kingdom

+44 (0) 20 7736 7744


Assael Architecture

Assael Architecture is an award-winning practice providing urban design, architectural, landscape and interior design services to a range of developers, institutional investors and local authorities across the UK.

With a contextual and research-led approach, our designs respond to people’s needs to create attractive developments that foster strong communities over the long term.

20 Stratford Place, London
W1C 1BG, United Kingdom



Bank Leumi (UK) plc

Property Finance is a key element of our business. Our experience and understanding allows us to be open-minded, positive and pragmatic in structuring deals. Over the years we have established a strong reputation for our specialist knowledge and expertise in financing both construction and investment transactions. In addition to retirement communities and care homes, we finance transactions across other property sectors including: residential, mixed use & commercial properties and student accommodation.

55 Baker Street, London
W1U 7EU, United Kingdom

020 7486 5888


BDO is a leading accountancy, tax and business advisory firm acting for developers, operators and investors of retirement and care homes on tax structuring, assurance, corporate transactions and their dealings with HMRC. We also act for 11 of the G15 housing associations.

Kings Orchard, 1 Queen Street, Bristol
BS2 0HQ, United Kingdom

0370 194 1000


Bevan Brittan

Bevan Brittan advises private, public and third sector organisations in the healthcare market including property developers, funders, independent health and social care providers and NHS organisations. We have been consistently ranked by the Chambers UK Guide as a leading firm in healthcare.

5 Aldermanbury Square, Berkeley Square, London
EC2V 7BP , United Kingdom



BNP Paribas Real Estate UK

BNP Paribas Real Estate is formed of six business lines covering the entire property lifecycle. Property Development, Transaction, Consulting, Valuation, Property Management and Investment Management. Our Alternative Capital Markets team have over 10 years’ experience providing consultancy/ agency across the spectrum of healthcare real-estate sectors including: Care Homes; Retirement Living; Assisted Living; Supported living; Mental health; GP Surgeries; Hospitals.

5 Segal Close, London
SE23 1PP, United Kingdom

boomer & beyond

We are a full-service brand and research agency, passionately dedicated to the 55+ audience. We challenge the pre-conceptions of ‘old’ by talking to our audience openly and regularly through our retained audience panel then feed our insights directly into the creative process.

33 Davies Street, London

0207 569 9035


Cain International

Cain International provides secured real estate debt financing for construction and redevelopment projects. Our debt team executes loans providing bespoke solutions to capital constrained developers seeking to bring their projects to fruition.

Guided by our relationship-driven approach, we partner with reputable sponsors with clear business plans in growing urban centres.

St Johns House, 1A Knoll Rise, Orpington
BR6 0JX, United Kingdom

+44 (0)20 7940 3200



calfordseaden is an award winning, multidisciplinary consultancy. Our integrated services include architecture, building surveying, civil & structural engineering, clerk of works, employers agent, health & safety risk management, M&E engineering, project management and quantity surveying. Our core vision is to be the trusted provider of high quality professional service.

Aztec Centre, Aztec West, Bristol
BS32 4TD, United Kingdom

08458 690777



Carterwood offers market leading advice by incorporating high quality data with expert sector-specialist knowledge in health & social care to help improve their clients’ decision making.
Carterwood provide solution-focused commercial due diligence in the health & social care sector, as well as handling the sale and acquisition of elderly specialist care and retirement living property and businesses throughout the UK.
Carterwood has a reputation for innovation and has recently added Carterwood Analytics to its family. Carterwood Analytics is a new online platform to assess elderly care home markets in England and Wales and sits alongside Carterwood’s advisory offerings.

Elior UK, The Courtyard, Catherine Street, Macclesfield
SK11 6ET, United Kingdom

01625 660160



Caterplus, part of the Elior Group, are the UK’s leading specialist catering and hospitality service provider to extra care schemes, independent living developments, assisted living schemes and retirement villages. We operate restaurants, bars, bistros and coffee shops using high street style brands tailored specifically for your development.

Henrietta House, Henrietta Place, London
W1G 0NB, United Kingdom

CBRE Limited

Our team of senior living specialists provide a fully integrated service that draws on extensive market insight. We specialise in development consultancy, land acquisition, planning, valuation, project management, finance and research. Combined with CBRE’s multi-sector expertise and connections within its global network, our understanding of the market is deeper than that of any other advisory firm.

10 Queen Street, London
EC4R 1BE, United Kingdom

0203 846 5670



Centrus specialises in corporate finance and we support a wide range of organisations including providers of retirement housing in their funding and financial strategy needs. Our team of professionals specialise in banking, debt capital markets, derivatives, financing strategy and risk management.

7 Wheatcroft Business Park, Landmere Lane, Edwalton, Nottingham
NG12 4DG, United Kingdom

0115 824 0700


Charterpoint Senior Living

We specialise in developing independent, assisted living accommodation and care homes. We work with leading private and not for profit operators and RPs, building relationships based upon mutual benefit. Locations include suburbs, urban extensions, market towns and villages and have featured the following characteristics: mixed use/brownfield/greenfield/complex/flood risk/site clearance and contamination.

Whitefriars House, 6 Carmelite Street, London
EC4Y 0BS, United Kingdom



Christie & Co

Christie & Co has the largest team of advisory and transactional professionals advising on all aspects of healthcare properties and operational real estate. Our consultancy and valuation advisory capability leverage off our market leading data analytics system. We have been actively involved in the development arena providing advice on a wide range of new care home, extra care and care village development schemes.

Cannon Place, 78 Cannon Street, London
EC4N 6AF, United Kingdom

0114 279 4042


CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang

We have been advising our clients to invest in, finance, develop, regulate and manage effectively in this growing market for over 20 years. Our multi-disciplinary team advise on structuring & acquisition, planning, financing, development, and ongoing asset management of retirement communities.

Ground Floor, 17-19 Foley Street, 17-19 Foley Street, London
W1W 6DW, United Kingdom

020 7580 3490



ColladoCollins is a London based practice providing architectural and masterplanning services. The practice operates across several sectors, combining a strong design ethos with sound technical strength through every stage of the design process.

50 George Street, London
W1U 7GA, United Kingdom

+44 20 7935 4499


Colliers International

Colliers International is one of the UK’s top real estate advisory organisations, employing around 830 people in 16 offices throughout the UK and Ireland. Our specialist healthcare team of chartered surveyors, agents and consultants are active in all aspects of healthcare, retirement communities and medical properties, from individual units to UK-wide and European portfolios.

43 Portman Square, London
W1A 3BG, United Kingdom



Cushman & Wakefield

Cushman & Wakefield is a global property advisor with offices in over 250 cities. Our UK Healthcare platform was launched in 2016, bringing together some of the most experienced property professionals to offer a full range of property consultancy services. From a standing start in April 2016, we have advised on over £5.5 billion of assets.

2nd Floor, 123 Buckingham Palace Rd, Victoria, London
SW1W 9SH, United Kingdom

020 3872 2295


David Phillips Social Living

Our unique position of servicing private and public sectors gives David Phillips Social Living valuable insight into meeting a wide range of commercial and financial objectives, all whilst delivering high-quality, comfortable living to residents. We are designers and furniture providers specialist in the retirement living sector with award-winning customer service. We have great people who understand your requirements.

EAC 3rd Floor 89 Albert Embankment, London
SE1 7TP, United Kingdom

020 7820 7867



EAC runs the website which profiles all retirement housing developments in the UK and underpins its unique and independent housing options advisory service to the public. It also provides stats and data on specialist housing and, in partnership with the Housing LIN, maintains SHOP@, a strategic housing appraisal tool for organisations and professionals working across the public, private and third sectors.

The Mount, Mount Gawne Road, Port St Mary, Isle of Man
IM9 5LX, United Kingdom

01624 832821


Eclipse Nursecall Systems

ENS has 28 years of experience as a manufacturer and supplier of leading assistive technology to retirement communities. ENS has recently released the InfoNet Console, the UK’s first touch screen emergency call and village services portal.

Kett House, Station Road, Cambridge
CB1 2JY, United Kingdom

+ 44 (0)1223 44 3719


Eversheds Sutherland

As a global top 15 law practice, Eversheds Sutherland provides legal advice and solutions to a global client base ranging from small and mid-sized businesses to the largest multinationals.

Our teams of lawyers around the world operate seamlessly to deliver the legal know-how and strategic alignment that clients need from their advisors to help further their business interests. Clients describe us as creative and well-versed in cutting edge legal work – we listen well in order to understand how and where we can be most effective and add the greatest value.

We shape our advice to the unique circumstances and challenges of each project, and ensure the right people are in the right places to offer insight and certainty – from the day-to-day to the most complex, multijurisdictional matters.

Woodcote Grove, Ashley Road, Epsom, Surrey
KT18 5BW, United Kingdom




Faithful+Gould is a world-leading integrated project and programme management consultancy. Our unique ability to integrate our worldwide core services of cost and commercial management, project management, programme management, asset management and project controls delivered with intellect, innovation, positive thinking, problem solving capability and constructive interrogation, ensures we achieve the right solutions for our clients’ needs.

First Names House, Victoria Road, Douglas
IM2 4DF, United Kingdom


With over £2.5 billion of property assets under management, FNTC can assist in developing the best legal infrastrucure for your retirement community. Are you looking for an alternative to leasehold? Beneficial ownership of a retirement property has many advantages for both the operator and consumer. No two businesses are the same - our team takes pride in creating unique legal structures for each client.

33 Davies Street, London

0333 240 1792


Fortwell Capital

Fortwell Capital is a principal lender providing short and medium term financing solutions to developers and investors across multiple sectors within UK real estate. Fortwell specialises in complex, higher leverage and development-led opportunities.

Having lent over £1.8bn since 2011, Fortwell partnered with Cain International in 2018 to deliver a further £400m of capital to the market, expanding its reach across the UK whilst building on its established reputation in the care home sector.

72 Welbeck Street,, London
W1G 0AY, United Kingdom

+44 (0)20 7493 3338


Gerald Eve

Our expertise in the healthcare sector is unparalleled. We advise on valuation, forward funding, acquisitions and disposals, planning and condition surveys. With a diverse client-base, our healthcare team works on retirement villages, extra care, assisted living, supported living and care homes.

1 Rivermead Court, Kenn Business Park, Windmill Road, Kenn, Clevedon
BS21 6FT

01275 793400



Glide are specialists in desiging, installing and managing market-leading, super-fast, reliable and future-proof broadband, data and smart building solutions for residential developers and their customers.

Two Snowhill, Birmingham
B4 6WR, United Kingdom

+44 (0)370 903 1000


Gowling WLG

Gowling WLG is an international law firm with over 1,400 legal professionals in 19 cities worldwide. Offering an all-encompassing legal service we advise owners, operators, investors, suppliers and regulators operating in the care, housing and healthcare sectors. Understanding more than just the legal issues our experts cut through the jargon to deliver succinct, accessible advice helping clients to navigate the complexities of the health and social care system and achieve their objectives.

1 Sandwich Street, London
WC1H 9PF, United Kingdom

Guardian Carers

Guardian Carers are dedicated to finding experienced and professional carers, housekeepers and companions for any situation. Guardian Carers has established an impeccable reputation for our placements. Working alongside our clients to ensure every carer is a perfect match. We provide a 360 service, leaving no stone unturned in our recruitment services.

Harrison Carloss, Three Counties House, Festival Way, Stoke on Trent
ST1 5PX, United Kingdom

0330 133 1639


Harrison Carloss

Harrison Carloss is a full service creative marketing agency with over 20 years experience in the over 55s market. We have worked with some of the most well respected operators and have helped sell over 30 retirement property developments, and in the region of 6000 individual properties. In the process we’ve generated well over 50,000 sales leads. We offer the complete range of marketing services including sales and marketing strategy and process advice; branding; advertising and direct mail; web and digital design; social media; design for print and print management.

Healthcare Property Consultants, Commer House, Tadcaster Enterprise Park, Station Road, Tadcaster
LS24 9JF, United Kingdom

01937 222107


Healthcare Property Consultants

Healthcare Property Consultants is an award-winning, independent firm offering specialist advice and services to those operating and investing in the healthcare sector throughout the UK. This includes care homes, retirement communities, independent hospitals and new developments. Our services include the sale and acquisition of property and businesses, valuation, strategic advice, business appraisal and feasibility studies.

100 Pall Mall, St. James's, London
SW1Y 5NQ, United Kingdom

0207 321 2707



Health Metrics are an international company that provides eCase a system for coordinating care and service delivery for independent living schemes and retirement communities.

Holm Oak Barn, Beluncle Halt, Stoke Road, Rochester
ME3 9NT, United Kingdom




HEWI are world leaders in the manufacture of bathroom accessibility solutions. Our multi award winning products focus on beautiful, contemporary design coupled with unique functionality. Our aim is to work with our clients to create tailored accessible spaces which blend seamlessly with their overall project requirements.

Over Court Barns, Over Lane, Almondsbury
BS32 4DF, United Kingdom

01454 619533



Multi-disciplinary engineering design consultancy supporting new developments or refurbishment of existing facilities, ensuring they meet regulations. Key services include structural engineering, site feasibility studies, M&E, fire engineering, acoustics, air quality, and access and highways design.

Quarry Road, Chipping Sodbury, Bristol
BS37 6JL, United Kingdom

01454 328 000


Ian Willams

Ian Williams is one of the UK’s leading property services companies. It is at the forefront of providing services to the built environment with particular expertise in senior living, care facilities and housing.

One Didsbury Point, 2 The Avenue, 18-22 Hatton Wall, Manchester
M20 2EY, United Kingdom

(0) 20 7079 9900


IBI Group

IBI Group is a technology-driven design firm. Our dedicated professionals create liveable, sustainable, & advanced urban environments. Healthcare+ is our wellness practice, a collection of designers & thought leaders focused on improving mental & physical wellbeing; at home or in the community.

40 Holborn Viaduct, London
EC1N 2PZ, United Kingdom

0207 404 3600


Irwin Mitchell

We are proud to work with clients who are creating retirement communities that are changing lives for the better.
Irwin Mitchell’s retirement living business lawyers work alongside our later life planning experts – which means we not only understand your business, but also your customers.

31 Great George Street, Bristol
BS1 5QD, United Kingdom

0117 9276691


A leading provider of retirement financial solutions and advice, including annuities that pay a guaranteed income for life, care funding plans that remove the uncertainty of paying for long-term care, and equity release that helps you access your property wealth. We’ve helped over 500,000 customers achieve an improved retirement.

55 Baker Street, London
W1U 8AN, United Kingdom



Knight Frank

At Knight Frank we have a market leading senior living team providing a full range of services to the sector from research and consultancy, valuations and capital markets including new homes agency.

We believe in such a diverse evolving market that a highly collaborative approach is required to give best advice.
We draw on the depth of resources in our UK and international senior living teams as well as across our Research, Healthcare, Capital Markets and our sales and lettings offices across the UK. Our multidisciplinary business means we have a thorough understanding of the key buyers and sellers, what drives their requirements and how their investment processes work.

29 Angel Gate, City Road, London
EC1V 2PT, United Kingdom




LaingBuisson, the leading healthcare intelligence provider, has been serving clients in health and social care for over 30 years. The chosen provider of data on the UK independent healthcare market to the Office for National Statistics, we support our clients by providing market intelligence, consulting and data solutions.

2 Grove House, London



Memory Tracks

Memory Tracks® is a care platform that links music to daily tasks to support those living with cognitive impairment such as dementia. The Memory Tracks app can be downloaded from the Google Play App Store.

Memory Tracks also provides Blue Moon Radio a music radio service for the over 75s.

1 Ilex House, 94 Holly Rd, Twickenham, Middlesex
TW1 4HF, United Kingdom

020 3735 5139



Motionspot is a RIBA award winning industry leader in accessible design helping to transform spaces and lives through beautifully designed, accessible environments that deliver independence for anyone with a disability. Motionspot has extensive experience providing design advice and innovative accessible products to the leading retirement developments across the UK

2 Stephen street , Bury St Edmunds, London
W1T 1AN, United Kingdom



One Fell Swoop

New to the UK, but not to the sector, One Fell Swoop have designed, marketed and sold more than A$6 billion of retirement living developments in Australia. Now open for business in London, their experienced Chief Executive is available to showcase their services and discuss how they can grow your business.

5 The Priory, Old London Road, Canwell, Sutton Coldfield
B75 5SH, United Kingdom



Pegasus Group

Pegasus Group is a leading national development consultancy specialising in planning, design, environment, economics and heritage. We have more than 300 skilled and experienced staff operating from 14 offices who work in collaboration with our clients to provide bespoke solutions focusing on delivering successful outcomes and maximising value.

Diespeker Wharf, 38 Graham Street, London
N1 8JX, United Kingdom

020 7336 7777


Pollard Thomas Edwards

Pollard Thomas Edwards specialises in the creation of new neighbourhoods and the revitalisation of old ones. Our projects embrace the whole spectrum of residential development and the other essential ingredients which make our cities, towns and villages into thriving and sustainable places: schools and nurseries, health and community centres, shops and workspaces, places to recreate, exercise and enjoy civic life.

Woodville House, 2 Woodville Road, Altrincham
WA14 2FH, United Kingdom

0161 928 7848



Pozzoni is an innovative architectural practice, established in 1983. From our offices in Manchester and London we deliver projects across the UK. Our award winning designs have given us a breadth of experience across the full range of senior living: retirement villages, assisted living and a recognised expertise in dementia design.

Rhoda House, 4A Church Road, Fleet, Hampshire
GU51 3RU, United Kingdom

+44 (0) 203 488 3951


ProMatura International

Data-driven market intelligence specialist retirement housing for 35 years. Operating: UK, USA, Canada, Mexico, Portugal, Hungary, Costa Rica, Honduras, Japan, China, Australia. Concept development and testing to full sales forecast. Consumer preferences and purchase decision criteria. Much more.

Ferry Works, Summer Road, Thames Ditton, Surrey
KT7 0QJ, United Kingdom

+44 (0)20 8339 3600



PRP is a long-established architectural firm with over 100 awards to its name and proud of the completion of over 10,000 units of Later Living housing and care beds in the last 20 years. As the UK market leaders in the field of Later Living our award winning team works with a range of clients from all sectors producing homes of all tenures. We are passionate about designing homes which are innovative and sustainable, where residents feel secure and proud to live. Our interest in our work extends beyond the architecture, to the people we design for. We want to make a difference to people's lives.

119 Newmarket Road, Cambridge
CB5 8HA, United Kingdom



Saunders Boston Architects

Saunders Boston Architects provide Architectural and Interior Design services from inception to completion, including feasibility studies. Our specialist team is delivering private and publically funded specialist Retirement Living and Care developments from £1m to £50m+. Director Darren Heffer co-chairs the Housing LIN Steering Committee and is an Extra Care Strategy Panel member.

33 Margaret Street, London
W1G 0JD, United Kingdom

+44 (0) 20 7499 8644


Savills Retirement Living offers a one stop service to developers, operators and funders within the retirement sector. We provide valuation and capital allowance advice, demographics, planning, sales and marketing agency and consultancy, assisted move, part exchange, viability, building consultancy and property management across the retirement development process. We act for many of the UK's leading retirement operators and developers, and advise UK and international investors and funds on the sector drawing on retirement expertise from across Savills.

SAY Property Consulting, 211-213 Regent Street, London
W1B 4NF, United Kingdom

0208 181 4022


SAY Property Consulting LLP

SAY Property Consulting is an award-winning advisory business specifically established to provide residential, commercial and mixed use management consultancy services to developers, investors and property owners.
We are property management experts offering a diverse range of services ranging from property development consultancy, service charge and enfranchisement work, professional service work and bid support. Our expertise spans across various sectors including Build to Rent, Build for Sale, Estate Regeneration, Later Living, Co-Living, Affordable, and Mixed-Use.

Promenade House, The Promenade, Clifton, Bristol
BS8 3NE, United Kingdom

0117 974 3271


Stride Treglown Ltd

An employee-owned architectural practice of over 300 people, with a wealth of experience from high-dependency and dementia care facilities to retirement villages. Our approach is underpinned by knowledge of the research, alongside our fundamental belief in the importance of creating homes that people enjoy living in.
We think. We design. We deliver.

Unit 2, Eclipse Office Park, Staple Hill, Bristol
BS16 5EL, United Kingdom



Tetlow King

Tetlow King Planning Ltd is a leading town planning and development consultancy operating nationwide.

We provide professional advice to a range of clients across the public and private sectors with experience in planning for all types of development, with particular speciality in retirement and care schemes.

Bld 300, The Grange, Romsey
SO51 0AE



Thrive Architects

We are an award winning Architects practice based in Romsey and Portishead, providing professional services including Urban Design, Architecture, and Sustainability Consultancy. Founded over 40 years ago, we have a particular expertise in the residential and retirement sectors. Our work encompasses; masterplanning urban extensions for mixed use communities, residential estate development, extra care housing, care homes and retirement villages.

One Redcliff Street, Bristol
BS1 6TP, United Kingdom

+44 (0)333 006 0000


TLT is an award-winning law firm with offices in London, Bristol, Manchester, Glasgow & Edinburgh. TLT provides a full range of legal services to businesses, organisations and the public sector involved in housing for older people and the care and support sector. We advise operators on social care issues, regulation, health and safety and employment as well as dealing with the sale, purchase and building of new housing with care. We understand the legal and regulatory challenges facing operators in this sector and the importance of the full integration of the supply of care and support alongside good quality housing.

1 Scotgate Mews, Scotgate, Stamford
PE9 2FX, United Kingdom


Urban Edge Architecture

We provide a complete and professional service from conception to completion, including design, masterplanning and delivery. Our core specialism is in urban regeneration but we have built a strong client base across a diverse range of sectors including care, leisure, retail and residential with project values up to £40m.