Record Details

NGOAbbeyfield Society
AddressThe Abbeyfield Society, Abbeyfield House, 53 Victoria Street, St Albans, Herts AL1 3UW
Telephone01727 857536
Background InformationThe Abbeyfield Society is a charity seeking "to provide housing, support and companionship to older people in their local communities." It provides sheltered housing, care homes and a range of day services. The Society was established by Richard Carr-Gomm, a Coldstream Guard who resigned his commission in order to provide help and companionship to the elderly. It now has 500 member societies in the UK. The Society is affiliated to Abbeyfield International. Charity no. 200719, company no. 574816. Source:
Year Created1956
Other Names / Antecedent Bodies
Related OrganisationsAbbeyfield International; Morpeth Society; Carr-Gomm Scotland; Carr-Gomm
KeywordsHousing and homelessness; Older people; Social care.
Last Edited ByRC at 04/09/2007 12:36:16