About Abbeyfield Brecon Society

Learn more about our society and our home

Brecon Society

Our home, Abbeyfield House, is a sheltered home for older people where we aim to provide a peaceful, friendly atmosphere. Residents are supported to remain as independent as possible and are encouraged to make the house their home.

The Brecon Society has over 20 years history and we are located very close to the centre of Brecon’s market town. Our Society was set up to provide older people with supported living accommodation and was the first Welsh Society to achieve the Gold Star standard, as well as having a 5 star food hygiene rating.

The Abbeyfield way of life provides a home from home experience, balanced with privacy, support and security, and our staff are determined to preserve every aspect of our caring, welcoming environment.

Throughout the UK, supported by Regional and National networks, the Abbeyfield brand is committed to delivering compassion, companionship and practical help, and we are proud of our reputation and popularity in the local Brecon community.  Perhaps not surprisingly currently we have a waiting list for our flat and service of hospitality.

We have heritage at our heart

At Abbeyfield we've been alleviating loneliness for more than 60 years


The first Abbeyfield home opens in Bermondsey.


The Abbeyfield Society is formally set up with the purchase of two more houses.


The Abbeyfield Society has over 100 homes in the UK.


Abbeyfield Brecon Society purchases it's first home.


We're still delivering Gold Star standard, as well as having a 5 star food hygiene rating.

Meet our friendly team

The people behind Abbeyfield Brecon Society

Penelope Weston

Acting Chair

Poppy came to Brecon in 2015 and has been a Trustee for three years and from 2020 Company Secretary. She came to Brecon to be nearer to her three children and six granddaughters. Her career was in education, mainly in research and evaluation of national school policy and practice, and later as a school governor.

Christiane Brook


Christiane worked as a solicitor for 38 years. She has been involved with Abbeyfield Brecon for the past 8 years and became a Trustee in January 2021. Previously she was Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees of Eastleigh CAB for 7 years. Christiane is a keen gardener and hillwalker and is kept busy with her two dogs, Archie and Kaspar.

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