About us

Audley Group at a glance

about us

Audley Group at a glance

Audley Group has been leading the way in the retirement living space since its launch in 1991, continually finding ways to help our owners and customers Live Better, Longer.

From his first involvement in the sector, Nick Sanderson Audley Founder and CEO, recognised that there should be an alternative to a care home and in pioneering the sector, Nick has helped bring independent living to the growing older population in the UK. Giving customers the opportunity to live in a property they own, with membership of a Club that provides outstanding health and wellness facilities, with support and care on hand if it is needed.

We continue to lead the way in evolving Retirement Villages, always with the objective to create the best possible environment for our customers.  

Audley Villages are rated 4.2 Stars


of Care customers say that Audley Care improves their lives


of staff are proud to work for Audley, and it shows in the quality of service that they provide

Today Audley Group remains the market leader in the sector with an established business model and unrivalled insight into retirement living that benefits customers, employees, the local community and investors alike.

To see what our villages have to offer, please visit our villages page

A founding member of ARCO

We champion the retirement sector as a whole, and as such are a founding member of the Associated Retirement Community Operators (ARCO) trade body. Membership of this organisation means we are at the forefront of setting best practice in the retirement village sector, allowing us to act as a united voice when representing the interests of older people in engagement with both the private and public sectors, including government.

Nick Sanderson is ARCO’s current Chair. If you want to learn more please visit the ARCO website.

Supporting The Care Workers Charity

The Care Workers Charity

Audley Group is a proud sponsor of The Care Workers Charity. This widely recognised charity is dedicated to helping retired, former and current care workers, by providing hardship grants, online information and advice. Audley Group Chief Executive, Nick Sanderson, passionately supports the work of The Care Workers Charity, with care at the heart of what we do for many owners. The dedication of Audley Care teams helps to enrich the lives of many older people living in Audley Villages and also in the local community, ensuring they retain their independence for longer.