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Retirement housing developer Churchill brought in strict safety and hygiene measures across the sites it manages during lockdown to support the 10,000 older people who reside in its developments. Chairman and chief executive Spencer McCarthy, 54, has urged the government to help build 30,000 retirement properties a year as a safer alternative to care homes. Operating more than 190 developments from six offices, it increased profits to £60.5m in 2019 on sales of £208.6m.

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Company details
Year2020
Rank105
CompanyChurchill Retirement Living
ActivityRetirement housing developer
LocationHampshire
Sales £m208.6
Operating profit £m60.5
Main shareholdersClinton McCarthy (39.7%), Spencer McCarthy (39.7%), others (20.6%)
Staff606
Founded1994
Websitewww.churchillretirement.co.uk

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* supplied by company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda