ESIDENTS and specially invited guests enjoyed an evening of jazz by the river at Thamesfield retirement village in Henley recently. The event was organised to celebrate a £250,000 refurbishment of communal areas at the retirement village; the introduction of a new concierge service and a new residents’ club designed to deliver more benefits.
The Mayor of Henley, Cllr Julian Brookes attended the function which attracted around 100 people. Guests were served with champagne and canapés throughout the evening and guests were taken on short river cruises.
The refurbishment includes the re-decoration, re-carpeting and furnishing of communal areas at Thamesfield, which offers hotel-style retirement living apartments.
Residents have a communal dining room with bar, orangery, sun room and can access a range of other services including care.
“To reflect the hotel-style service levels we have also appointed a dedicated concierge to book taxis, sort out appointments or restaurant bookings, source local information, arrange refreshments and generally provide extra ‘front of house’ support,” said village manager Sophia Lawrence.
“This village has always been a very special jewel in the Retirement Villages’ crown and we continue to develop and invest in our range of services to residents here at Thamesfield,” Retirement Villages’ executive chairman Nigel Welby told guests.