Abbeyfield retirement homes in London

Discover a range of Abbeyfield retirement properties providing sheltered housing and care homes in prime locations across London. From vibrant neighbourhoods like Fulham, Dulwich, and Balham to charming areas such as Brockley, Hayes, Streatham, and Muswell Hill, there are options to suit every preference. Experience the peaceful surroundings of Hampstead Garden Suburb, Acton, and Wimbledon, or explore the suburban beauty of Bromley, and New Wanstead.

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Care homes in London

Sheltered housing in London

 

Why consider retiring in London?

Retiring in London can be a great choice for those seeking a vibrant and cosmopolitan lifestyle during their golden years. The city offers a wealth of amenities, cultural activities and an active community.

London's diverse and multicultural atmosphere is another appealing aspect for retirees - the city has a rich tapestry of cultures, providing a wide range of cuisines, festivals, and community events to enjoy and explore. 

What things are there to do in London for older people?

London offers a wide range of activities and attractions suitable for older people including museums and art galleries such as The British Museum, The Victoria and Albert Museum, The Natural History Museum, and The National Gallery.

Enjoy a leisurely stroll through parks including Hyde Park, Hampstead Heath, Richmond Park or Kensington Gardens, or relax on a Thames River cruise whilst admiring London's landmarks, including the London Eye and The Houses of Parliament.

You'll find a wide selection of recreational and leisure activities from golf courses and tennis clubs to social clubs and community centres, there are plenty of opportunities to stay active and meet like-minded individuals whilst pursuing your interests.

Additionally, attending classical concerts or theatre performances at venues like the Royal Albert Hall or the West End theatres provide a wonderful cultural experience. You can also get an insight into London's rich heritage by visiting historical sites like the Tower of London or Buckingham Palace - there really is something for everyone!

How easy is it travel around London?

London's extensive public transport system has been designed to be accessible, making it easy to navigate throughout the city and explore the diverse neighbourhoods. One of the key benefits is the Freedom Pass, which is a concessionary travel card, available to London residents over the age of 60. It provides free travel on buses, trains and the London Underground, as well as discounted fares on certain National Rail services within London. 

For those looking to travel further afield, London's airports offer excellent connections to destinations in the UK and abroad, so you can easily travel to visit loved ones.

What's in the surrounding areas of London?

The surrounding areas of London offer a wealth of attractions and activities for visitors and residents alike. From charming countryside landscapes to historic towns, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

To the north of London, you'll find the picturesque county of Hertfordshire, known for its rolling hills, charming villages, and stately homes. You'll discover places like St Albans, with its stunning cathedral and Roman ruins at Verulamium Park, to Hatfield House, a magnificent Jacobean mansion, which offers glimpses into England's heritage. In Leavesden, you'll find the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter, which is a must visit for fans of the famous wizarding world. 

To the east, you'll find the county of Essex, offering a mix of beautiful countryside and coastal towns. The ancient town of Colchester has a rich Roman history which includes the remains of a Roman wall and well preserved castle, and the coastal town of Southend-on-Sea has a lovely shingle beach, with a pier, and plenty of family entertainment and attractions.

To the south of London, Surrey offers a peaceful break away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The Surrey countryside is known for its idyllic landscapes, including the Surrey Hills - Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, where you can enjoy scenic walks and outdoor activities. You can also discover the opulent past at Hampton Court Palace, a magnificent Tudor palace, in Richmond upon Thames, set on the banks of the River Thames. 

Heading west of London, you'll find Berkshire, home to the stunning Windsor Castle, which is the oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world. In the charming town of Windsor, you'll find quaint streets, riverside promenades and independent shops, as well as Ascot Racecourse, known for its world famous horse racing events.

Care homes in London

Experience exceptional care and support in our care homes located in the desirable neighbourhood of Wimbledon. Our friendly and welcoming care home offers personalised care to ensure the wellbeing and comfort of our residents.

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Lee House, Wimbledon

Lee House is a care home situated in the idyllic Wimbledon village, close to the village centre. We have 27 en-suite rooms, many of which have a patio or balcony doors overlooking the beautiful garden. We pride ourselves on being a home away from home with friendly, caring staff available 24 hours a day. 

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Sheltered housing in London

Learn more about our wide range of sheltered housing options across London. Whether you're seeking a peaceful retreat in Bromley, the cultural charm of Dulwich or Hampstead Garden Suburb, the convenience of Acton, Hayes, Muswell Hill, Balham, Brockley, the warmth and comfort you'll find in our homes in New Wanstead and Streatham, or the tranquility of Fulham, we have locations across London to help you find the perfect retirement home.

Abbeyfield House, Bromley

Ideally situated just four miles south of the River Thames, Abbeyfield House offers sheltered housing in Bromley. Our home features seven single occupancy rooms, including mobility standard and wheelchair accessible options, ensuring accessibility for all. Benefit from our prime location, with a short walk to the local supermarket, Anerley and Birkbeck train stations, and easy access to the famous Crystal Palace Park, just a short drive away.

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Abbeyfield House, Dulwich

Situated in the peaceful neighbourhood of Dulwich, Abbeyfield House offers outstanding sheltered housing, providing residents with a homely and tranquil setting to live and maintain their independence. Set within a stunning Edwardian house, Abbeyfield House seamlessly combines the charm of its original features with modern amenities. With a range of accommodation options, including six single flats and one bedsit, each unit features en-suite facilities and convenient kitchenettes.

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Abbeyfield House, Fulham

Abbeyfield House offers sheltered housing in Fulham, consisting of four flats. This charming Victorian property features two bed-sitting rooms and en-suite shower rooms and kitchenettes, as well as two flatlets comprising of a sitting room, bedroom and en-suite shower room, providing a cosy space for relaxation and privacy.

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Abbeyfield House, Fulham

Nestled in the desirable neighbourhood of Fulham, Abbeyfield House offers exceptional sheltered housing. This beautiful Victorian property consists of four flats, which comprise of two bed-sitting rooms with en-suite shower rooms and kitchenettes, as well as two flatlets with a sitting room, bedroom and en-suite shower room, where you can enjoy the perfect blend of privacy, support and community in the heart of Fulham.

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Abbeyfield House, Hampstead Garden Suburb

Located in the picturesque neighbourhood of Hampstead Garden Suburb, Abbeyfield House provides sheltered housing for older people. We offer a secure, kind and caring home for residents seeking an independent lifestyle with support from a friendly and dedicated team. Our home consists of 11 en-suite rooms with kitchenettes, offering the perfect balance of privacy and convenience. 

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Abbeyfield House, Hayes, Middlesex

Located in Hayes, Abbeyfield House is dedicated to providing exceptional sheltered housing for older people. Our inviting home has 30 modern en-suite flats, offering the perfect blend of comfort and independence. Our home boasts vast gardens, so you can enjoy a breath of fresh air and connect with nature. The ethos of the house is about becoming a supportive community for one another through companionship and encouragement, making Abbeyfield House the ideal place to call home.

Abbeyfield House, New Wanstead

Located in the desirable, quiet and leafy residential suburb of New Wanstead, Abbeyfield House offers exceptional sheltered housing. Our dedicated staff, known for their kindness and professionalism, provide the support you need, in a friendly and caring environment. With 10 unfurnished rooms, you have the freedom to personalise your space, making it truly feel like home. Each room is equipped with an en-suite toilet and a convenient kitchenette, allowing you to enjoy breakfast at your own pace. 

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Abbeyfield House, Streatham

Abbeyfield House in Streatham offers six single occupancy flats, including mobility standard properties, providing sheltered housing in a supportive and friendly home. At Abbeyfield House, we provide a home-like atmosphere that creates a sense of belonging and community. Our professional and caring staff and volunteers are dedicated to offering the support you need while promoting your independence. Enjoy the peace of mind that comes with knowing there is assistance available whenever required. 

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Father Popieluszko House, Acton

Offering sheltered housing in Acton, Father Popieluszko House has eight rooms including mobility standard and wheelchair properties. As a scheme designed for, and of particular interest to Polish people, we create a sense of belonging in our wonderful home. Every day we serve three delicious Polish meals. Our home from home environment offers support when you need it, delivered by our compassionate and dedicated team of staff.

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Gardener House, Muswell Hill

Situated in the charming neighbourhood of Muswell Hill, Gardener House offers sheltered housing. It is known for providing exceptional support and warmth delivered by an excellent team of friendly and caring staff, who promote healthy, active and independent lifestyles for our residents. This charming detached Edwardian house has 13 spacious en-suite rooms each equipped with a kitchenette, allowing you the privacy and freedom to start your days at your own pace.

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Norvid House, Balham

Located in the vibrant neighbourhood of Balham, Novid House offers excellent sheltered housing for residents seeking a comfortable and welcoming home. With seven en-suite rooms, you have the freedom to furnish them according to your personal taste, making it truly feel like home. The dedicated on-site house manager ensures that the house is maintained to the highest standards, guaranteeing a safe, warm and cosy home.

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Walter Large House, Brockley

Located in the tranquil neighbourhood of Brockley, Walter Large House provides sheltered housing offering a peaceful, friendly haven where residents can maintain their independence. With five single bedsits, our home has an intimate and friendly community. Our caring and dedicated staff and volunteers are always ready to provide support whenever you need it. 

Moving home in later life

Moving home can be challenging at any age, but as we get older it may feel overwhelming. Whether you're looking to downsize, want to be closer to loved ones, move to your dream location or just have a fresh start, we've put together some guides to help you in your move.

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