Wendy Craig Endorses Retirement Apartments

Released on: February 7, 2008, 8:44 am

Press Release Author: ORE UK

Industry: Real Estate

Press Release Summary: Golden Living, the retirement apartment developer, have
announced British celebrity Wendy Craig as their brand ambassador.

Press Release Body: Preston, Lancashire (ORE
February 8, 2008 - Wendy Craig, best known for her roles in classic British
sitcoms, has been unveiled as the new face of Golden Living endorsing the company\'s
stylish retirement apartments.

The BAFTA award-winning actress\'s ambassadorial role will see her attending all of
Golden Living\'s developments in person as the company continues to expand their
retirement apartment portfolio in 2008.
Golden Living, part of Woodford Group PLC, provides privately owned, secure
retirement living in desirable locations for people over 55.

The company prides itself on an attention to detail that provides quality apartments
that are built for retirement.

Trevor Walters Thompson, Golden Living\'s Managing Director, said: \"We believe that
Wendy Craig is the perfect ambassador for Golden Living because she exudes
professionalism and has a fondness in the hearts of the British public that has been
built over a number of years.

\"Wendy understands and believes in what we are doing, about the quality of the
product and the liberating influence one of our apartments can offer,\" he continued.

Wendy Craig, who is currently finishing her seventh series of \'The Royal\', is well
known for her high-profile roles including the hit television series\' \'Not in Front
of the Children\' and \'Butterflies\'.

Her sparkling career in film, television and on the stage has seen her claim
numerous prestigious awards including a BAFTA for \'TV Drama Actress of the Year\' in
1969 and the Variety Club\'s \'Personality of the Year\' also in 1969 and 1973.

Wendy Craig, said: \"When I was initially approached to endorse Golden Living, I was
impressed with attention to detail. The apartments they are offering are built in
great locations and everything they are providing is very well thought out.\"

She continued: \"Retirement should provide the opportunity to relax and enjoy a
stress-free life. I believe a Golden Living apartment offers this and more, and I
am delighted to be associated with the team.\"

Wendy Craig will be attending all of Golden Living's developments in person,
starting at the company's first development Roseberry Mews in Nunthorpe. Wendy will
also be appearing at Ancholme Mews in Brigg, Hailgate Mews in Howden, Stonedale Mews
in Haltwhistle and a yet to be named development in Pickering.

About Wendy Craig

Born and bred in County Durham, Wendy Craig has benefited from a long and
distinguished career in film, television and theatre.

Currently finishing her seventh series of 'The Royal', Wendy Craig is also renowned
for her roles in 'And Mother makes three', 'And Mother makes five' and 'Nanny' as
well as 'Butterflies' by Carla Lane and 'The Servant' for which she received a
British Academy Award nomination.

To date, she has been voted 'TV Drama Actress of the Year' by BAFTA, BBC and ITV
'Personality of the Year' by The Variety Club of Great Britain. Readers of the TV
Times voted her 'Funniest Woman on Television' in three consecutive years and she
was chosen by the Variety Club as BBC TV's Woman of the Year.

Currently aged 73, Wendy Craig is the widow of musician and journalist Jack Bentley
and has two sons, Alaster, an oboist with the Birmingham Royal Ballet and Ross, a
writer and business man.

About Golden Living

Golden Living, part of Woodford Group PLC, provides privately owned, quality, secure
retirement living for people over 55 in carefully selected locations across the UK.

Made up of one and two-bedroom apartments, the developments have communal areas such
as a residents' lounge, a laundry room and a guest suite. Security is paramount -
features include secure door entry, CCTV, 24-hour Careline, a resident estate
manager, smoke alarms and emergency lighting.

All Golden Living apartments are set in maintained, attractive landscaped gardens.
The company's headquarters are in Leeds.

For further information visit the Golden
Living website.

About Woodford Group PLC

Woodford Group PLC is one of the fastest growing specialist brownfield acquisition,
remediation and development companies in the UK.

Placed 7th in Sunday Times Profit Track 100 in 2006 with a profit of 15.2m - growth
of 125% per year, Woodford are the only company ever to have improved their
performance three years in a row. The company has offices in Glasgow, Leeds,
Birmingham, Newcastle, Yarm, Cambridge, London and a Head Office in Preston.

Woodford provide a full, in-house service from land buying to sign off of sites fit
for residential or commercial building. Woodford Land, the land acquisition and
remediation arm of the Group has extensive experience of returning previously
unusable land to public use through their in-house remediation experts.

For further information visit the Woodford
Group PLC website.

Web Site: http://www.goldenliving.co.uk

Contact Details: For further information contact:

Jenny Walkinshaw
Godon House
Sceptre Way
Bamber Bridge

Tel: 01772 318 700
Email: jenny@ore.uk.com

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