To be entitled to LGPS retirement benefits, you have to have at least 2 years’ membership, transferred other pension rights into the Scheme, or already have a deferred benefit in the LGPS in England and Wales.
There is a wide range of retirement options available as follows:
- Normal Retirement
- Early Retirement
- Late Retirement
- Ill Health Retirement
- Redundancy/Efficiency Retirement
- Flexible Retirement
For details of how your pension will be calculated and the different options available to you, please refer to the Calculating your Benefits page.