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Abbeyfield House

10-12 Selworthy Close, New Wanstead, London, England, E11 2TE

0208 989 3293 Email this home

Welcome to our house

Located in the desirable, quiet and leafy residential suburb of New Wanstead, Abbeyfield House provides supported housing with support from kind, caring and professional staff. We have good public transport links close by and our house is located close to Wanstead High Street, filled with an array of shops, supermarkets, cafes, day centres, churches and pubs.

Built in 1965, Abbeyfield House consists of 10 rooms, which are all unfurnished so you can personalise your room with your belongings and make it feel like a home from home. All of our rooms come with an en-suite toilet and a kitchenette allowing you to have breakfast at your own pace; and we provide tasty and nutritious home cooked meals at lunch and teatime, served in the cosy communal dining room with French doors overlooking our well-tended and attractive garden.

Our library provides a quiet place to sit or read a book, or you can spend time in our beautiful spacious garden where you can spend time with family or friends or getting to know other residents, and relax in our lovely communal lounge.

We understand how important security and safety is, so we have a great team of staff who support our residents and are backed up by a 24-hour careline system to provide residents and their family with peace of mind.

Meet the team


Phyllis is in charge of the day to day running of the House and has been with Abbeyfield for over 9 years. She has worked in many of the house in our London East Division before settling down in Wanstead House since April 2014. She is very popular with her residents because of her easy-going nature, very welcoming smile and easy to talk to. They also love her cooking.

Weekend Housekeeper

She has been with us for almost 3 years and is a very dedicated and cheerful member of the team.

General Assistant

She has been with Abbeyfield for over two years now, and is a very strong member in the team.


It's the little things that make a difference


Get involved in our events and activities - a great way to make new friends!


Relax and while away the hours absorbed in a good book.

Spacious garden

Enjoy the sunshine or catch up with family and friends.

Car parking

Bring your own car so you can get out and about at your own pace.

Communal lounge

A great place to have a chat or catch up with friends.


What's the cost?

Abbeyfield House


per month

All included in your monthly cost

Engaging activities

Council tax

Delicious lunches and dinners

All your bills - gas, water and electric

What our residents say

The food here is second to none.

Resident at Abbeyfield House

Abbeyfield House has such a homely feel.

Resident at Abbeyfield House

I like the space in my room and the garden is wonderful.

Resident at Abbeyfield House

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10-12 Selworthy Close,
New Wanstead,
E11 2TE

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Abbeyfield House

0208 989 3293

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