The developers of a retirement home in Abingdon have won a top honour at a national house building industry awards ceremony.

Churchill Retirement Living won a Gold Award in the ‘Best Retirement Home Developer’ category at the national WhatHouse? Awards 2023.

An accolade often likened to an 'Oscar’ in the UK house building industry, this award recognises "exceptional dedication to retirement living".

Oxford Mail: Albert Lodge, AbbingdonAlbert Lodge, Abbingdon (Image: Churchill Retirement Living)

Comedian Ed Gamble hosted the event at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London on November 17, which was attended by more than 1,400 industry professionals.

Churchill Retirement Living developed Albert Lodge in Abingdon on Ock Street.

Spencer J McCarthy, chairman and chief executive of Churchill Retirement Living, said: "I’m incredibly proud to achieve this accolade, which reflects the strength of our business, the quality of our product and the positive change we strive for on behalf of our sector."