Abbeyfield Court

Retirement housing
46 Locks Road, Locks Heath, Southampton, Hants, SO31 6BF
46 Locks Road, Locks Heath, Southampton, Hants, SO31 6BF

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Managed by
Abbeyfield
Comfort, companionship and security

Everyone is welcome at an Abbeyfield retirement home. Wherever you find us, you’ll find we’re warm, open and friendly. Abbeyfield is more than a retirement home, it’s a neighbourhood, a community, a family.

Manager's Description

"Welcome to Abbeyfield Court, Locks Heath. Purpose built in 2011, Abbeyfield Court offers older people independent living in a secure, sociable environment just outside of Southampton. Our home has 16 ..." Show more "Welcome to Abbeyfield Court, Locks Heath. Purpose built in 2011, Abbeyfield Court offers older people independent living in a secure, sociable environment just outside of Southampton. Our home has 16 apartments with one or two bedrooms, kitchen, bathroom and lounge area.

We also have a spacious communal lounge and dining room for residents to use at their leisure for activities or to socialise with one another. Completing our home is a hair salon and beautiful garden with a greenhouse, fruit patch and summer house." Show less

Main Facts

Retirement housing
16 flats. Built in 2011. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom.
Non-resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Dining room, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden, Activities room
social activities include: Singers, visits from animals and reptiles, show and tell, hand-made cards and jewellery. Weekly activities include bingo, film afternoons and craft and occasionally, ferry trips around the local harbour. Meal(s) available (two meals every day). Please contact us to discuss if you wish to bring a pet.
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord) and Shared Ownership

Info updated: 30/04/2020   Update info

Availability

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Residents' views

A number of residents have taken part in the EAC National Housing for Older People Awards, or used the EAC Residents Consultation Service (RCS); they have given top marks to this scheme for:
Number / size of facilities
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Quality of the facilities
Quality of the individual apartments
Space standards of individual apartments

Comments made in nominations for the EAC National Housing for Older People Awards

"The staff led by Neil Thompson are absolutely amazing - it is a fabulous scheme that supports so many from its own residents to those across the local..." Show more
"The staff led by Neil Thompson are absolutely amazing - it is a fabulous scheme that supports so many from its own residents to those across the local community " Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"I like Abbeyfield Court because there is always a warm welcome, the residents are at the heart of what the staff and volunteers do and there are a lot..." Show more
"I like Abbeyfield Court because there is always a warm welcome, the residents are at the heart of what the staff and volunteers do and there are a lot of social events at the house on a regular basis." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"I can't fault it - top quality living arrangements and the staff are fantastic. They always go over and above to make residents feel at home - my mum ..." Show more
"I can't fault it - top quality living arrangements and the staff are fantastic. They always go over and above to make residents feel at home - my mum has had a new lease of life since moving here." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"great residents, great staff, wonderful atmosphere, great place to work, enjoy coming in every day. great bossman, every body loves him."
Made by a staff member in 2017

"A well-managed independent-living facility where the needs and wishes of the residents are uppermost. "
Made by a resident in 2017

"I was there for a while when my house burned down. They could not have been kinder and more supportive. The residents are lucky to have such staff and..." Show more
"I was there for a while when my house burned down. They could not have been kinder and more supportive. The residents are lucky to have such staff and volunteers." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"The manager and staff are caring, considerate and fun to be with. The residents enjoy activities on a regular basis to lift their spirit. The food is ..." Show more
"The manager and staff are caring, considerate and fun to be with. The residents enjoy activities on a regular basis to lift their spirit. The food is good and plentiful, the ambience of the communal area is bright, clean and pleasantly decorated and furnished." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"The Abbeyfield concept - well-supported communal living but retaining one's own front door - worked brilliantly for my mother-in-law. Lead by inspirat..." Show more
"The Abbeyfield concept - well-supported communal living but retaining one's own front door - worked brilliantly for my mother-in-law. Lead by inspirational Manager Neil Thompson, everyone at Locks Heath Abbeyfield treated her as their favourite aunt. Authentic friendship, as well as professional skill, gave mother-in-law's quality of life added value." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"Abbeyfield Court provides a caring, safe, companionable environment for my mum. The House Manager, staff and volunteers work really hard to make it a..." Show more
"Abbeyfield Court provides a caring, safe, companionable environment for my mum. The House Manager, staff and volunteers work really hard to make it a brilliant setting for the residents. I would have no hesitation in recommending it." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"New build with good accommodation and facilities. Concept of providing lunch and tea and communal entertainment works well and size of complex (17 uni..." Show more
"New build with good accommodation and facilities. Concept of providing lunch and tea and communal entertainment works well and size of complex (17 units) helps residents to integrate. Staff are helpful, cheerful and sympathetic to individual needs. Relatives are encouraged to contribute and are kept well informed." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"Wonderfully run Abbeyfield Court Locks Heath deserves all the praise "
Made by a visitor in 2017

"Very happy atmosphere. Home away from home. Caring staff. Clean premises. The residents are all settled and happy. Neil is an excellent manager."
Made by a visitor in 2017

"My mother has lived here very happily for 3 years. The staff are caring, friendly & approachable. Neil is an excellent manager who will listen caref..." Show more
"My mother has lived here very happily for 3 years. The staff are caring, friendly & approachable. Neil is an excellent manager who will listen carefully to any concerns. We all love quiz night!" Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"An excellent manager there and wonderful volunteers and staff. My mother's flat is beautiful and spacious. They organise lovely social events which ar..." Show more
"An excellent manager there and wonderful volunteers and staff. My mother's flat is beautiful and spacious. They organise lovely social events which are always well attended and fun. A fantastic place to live. " Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"I think Abbeyfield Court offers a great service not only to residents but also the local population. A varied events programme from quiz night to chai..." Show more
"I think Abbeyfield Court offers a great service not only to residents but also the local population. A varied events programme from quiz night to chair fitness. Home cooked meals, and great staff. Its a joy to come to work.
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Made by a staff member in 2017
Managed by
Abbeyfield
Comfort, companionship and security

Everyone is welcome at an Abbeyfield retirement home. Wherever you find us, you’ll find we’re warm, open and friendly. Abbeyfield is more than a retirement home, it’s a neighbourhood, a community, a family.

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