THE owners of a new retirement living complex in Swindon is looking for locals to name the new development.

McCarthy and Stone announced that construction of a collection of privately-owned apartments for elderly residents aged 70 or over will begin at the Aspect Park site shortly.

The developer is hosting a What’s in a Name?' competition and whoever comes up with the winning entry will have the chance to attend the official opening and receive a cheque for £200.

Ciara Hilley from McCarthy and Stone Southern said: "We are inviting people from the local area to name our latest Retirement Living Plus development in Swindon. We are looking for a name which will be relevant to the local community and it can be anything from suggestions honouring local landmarks or scenery, to names incorporating elements of the town’s rich history. Simply submit your ideas by Monday July 8 to be considered for the prize and to put your stamp on a little bit of future history in the town.”

Email with a suggested development name and the reason behind it. Entrants must include ‘Swindon’ in the subject header and ensure the email itself includes their name and contact details.