Apartment of the Month – Apartment 9 – Conveniently situated 2-bed by main lift on popular Atrium level with feature fireplace, vertical blinds & light shades – £330,000

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About Us

Introducing Honeybourne Gate, an unparalleled collection of 55 opulent retirement residences nestled in the heart of Cheltenham. This exclusive development, managed and developed by Oak Retirement Ltd, epitomizes luxurious and secure retirement living. The dedicated 24/7 staff ensure that all your needs are met, making Honeybourne Gate the ultimate destination for a fulfilling retirement lifestyle. There are apartments that are chain free and ready to move into.

Honeybourne Gate was developed by the family run, Gloucester based Markey Group in partnership with Oak Retirement. Read on to find out more about both of these businesses.


The Markey Group is a long-established family run business and their mission is about ‘Creating tomorrow’s environments’. These are sustainable environments where people and businesses can flourish inside and out.
Markey Group provide a complete range of services to clients across the UK, including:

Health Care
Property Development

They serve a broad client base that includes multi-national companies such as Tesco, Costa and BP as well as Schools, Colleges, Housing Associations and Private Investors.

Their support is flexible with clients able to take advantage of their expertise in a single area or opt for an end-to-end service.

Markey Group consists of several specialist subsidiary companies which include Markey Construction, a regional construction company; Premiere, a leading supplier of kitchens and bedroom furniture; Markey Building Services, specialists in interiors and fitting out, and petrol filling stations; Student Digs, which owns and maintains high-quality student accommodation; Stay Lets, which provides quality short stay accommodation; Honeybourne Gate; and last but not least, Park View, a state-of-the-art care home.

Established in 1963 by Brendan Markey, the group is now run by his sons, Tony and Paul.

To find out more about the Markey Group, visit their website.

Oak Retirement

Oak Retirement manage and develop with partners (such as the Markey Group), leasehold, Extra Care property for older people, set up by Dr Stephen Ladyman Phd. Stephen is a former Minister for Health with responsibility for Social Care.

Whilst in that office he promoted the Extra Care model for retirement living and it continues to be promoted by the current Government. After leaving Parliament he acted for two years as Chief Executive of Retirement Security Ltd., a company that manages one of the largest estates of private extra care accommodation in the UK.

Stephen is a previous Chairman of the Retirement Housing Group, a leading trade group representing companies that develop retirement property. He is also Chair of Wiltshire Health and Care LLP, a community health provider in Wiltshire, and Chair of the National Autistic Society.

At Oak Retirement they believe that older people want to maintain their independence for as long as possible. In the properties that they manage in the years ahead, they will be able to.

To find out more about Oak Retirement, visit their website.

Whether you just want to downsize, or you are looking for security, peace of mind or you already need some additional help around the home – Honeybourne Gate is the answer. Independence, luxury apartments, great facilities – a restaurant, gym, swimming pool and cinema room – and 24/7 staffing to cater for all your needs. Why not call us to have a look around: 0800 4714793.