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Welcome to Carriages, Purley


Winner of the Evening Standard Best New Development Award in the Retirement Living sector, Carriages is a stunning collection of one and two-bedroom apartments in the heart of Purley.

The simple pleasures of home were a central point of reference in the community’s design. The resulting apartments are light, spacious and welcoming, and some are equipped with private roof terraces or gardens.

Architects Woods Bagot have created a five-storey building with exposed brickwork and bronze features that reference the community’s location just south of the old tracks of the Surrey Iron Railway; for many years its horse-drawn carriages transported goods from the North Downs to the Thames. The landscapers also found inspiration in this railway heritage, creating borders of coarse stone beds and wildflowers. 


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  • 840 Brighton Road


    CR8 2BH

    (off ChristChurch Road)

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Feels Like Home

Whether you enjoy cooking for friends and family in your spacious apartment, relaxing with a novel in the shared lounge, or returning after a busy day for a drink on the roof terrace, Carriages is a sociable and relaxing place to call home.

Sky Lounge

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Settle down in a comfy armchair, take in the amazing views, put your feet up with a good book, unfold your newspaper or dig out a board game with friends – this is your space to enjoy.

Roof Terrace

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Accessible from the Sky Lounge, the rooftop terrace is a spacious outdoor area offering extensive, gorgeous views across Purley. A perfect place to unwind alone or amongst friends.

Guest Suite

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When friends or family wish to stay overnight, Carriages has a welcoming and comfortable guest suite located near reception on the ground floor.

Social Kitchen

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The social kitchen is the development’s bustling social hub. With its food larder stocked with artisan produce, a generous dining table and banquette seating, it’s the ideal spot for a bite to eat, cup of coffee, or a drink and a catch-up with friends.

Your Lifehost

Your dedicated Lifehost is an invaluable part of Carriages, being your first stop for any queries. Your Lifehost provides the community with a sense of safety and security, but also makes life here as relaxing, carefree and enjoyable as possible. Lifehosts are also a great source of local knowledge, helping you to plan extraordinary days for you and your guests.

Carriages: Highlights

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Centrally located within minutes to town centre

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Situated within walking distance of multiple local amenities

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Sky Lounge; Ideal for relaxing and socialising with your neighbours

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Rooftop terrace located just off the Sky Lounge offering picturesque views

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Dedicated Lifehost based on site to run social events & activities

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A vibrant community

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Social kitchen for entertaining

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Guest suite for visiting family & friends

Simple Pleasures

The simple pleasures of being at home were a central point of reference in the design of this community.

The resulting apartments are light, spacious and welcoming, with some homes featuring private roof terraces or gardens.

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Living Area

Enjoying views of the surrounding greenery, Carriages’ spacious, open-plan living areas maximise natural light and bring the outdoors in.

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The kitchens’ sleek, grey-tile flooring is complemented by the joinery and glossy wall tiles. Concealed banquette storage and efficient, easy-to-use appliances are also included.

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Filled with natural light, the bright and airy bedrooms offer excellent storage space, including plenty of wardrobe space.

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In calming tones of white and green, the stylish bathrooms feature a large shower and vanity mirror.

Arrange a Personal Tour

 We look forward to welcoming you for a personal tour of Carriages. Come by for a chat and a drink in our Sky Lounge and soak up the vibrant, sociable atmosphere.

Book your bespoke tour today to sample the Carriages lifestyle.


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Living in Purley

Surrounded by parkland and golf courses, Purley is a green and affluent neighbourhood. With excellent transport links from East Croydon station and the M23 and A22, it’s easy to enjoy everything that London and the South East has to offer.

Nearby on Brighton Road, you'll find local conveniences such as a bank, Post Office, pharmacy and opticians, while the town is bursting with boutiques, restaurants and independent coffee shops. Two golf clubs, a literary society and a debating society are just some of the local activities you can get involved in, while Purley’s tree-lined parks lend themselves to leisurely strolls in all seasons.


Stay in Touch

Register your details with us today and we’ll keep you up to date with news about availability at this age-exclusive community. You’ll also receive details about the offers and events we run for Carriages.


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Carriages Brochure

Discover more about the lifestyle, features and services at Carriages, Purley by downloading our brochure.



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