Morgan Sindall will build the first phase of a £60m retirement village on the site of the former HMS Royal Arthur navy training college in Corsham, Wiltshire.
Retirement homes developer Rangeford Holdings lets the £18m contract to deliver the first phase of the project, consisting of 86 residential units.
The project team also includes CMS Bath Ltd, Hydrock and the Jones King Partnership.
The village at Royal Arthur Park has been designed by London-concept architect, Pencil and Ink and will consist of clusters of courtyard apartments built around wellbeing and social facilities.
On completion, Royal Arthur Park will have 221 residential units and benefit from a range of leisure facilities, including a restaurant, library and a wellness centre complete with pool, sauna, and treatment rooms.
Paul Bates, contracts manager for Morgan Sindall, said: “Royal Arthur Park is an historic location and is blessed with a peaceful and attractive, rural outlook. The residential units are specified to the highest standards and the finished village will be a marvellous place for people to enjoy retirement.”