Dot Dot Dot is an award-winning social enterprise and a different kind of property guardian company. We have a solid track record in providing vacant property protection and achieve this through placing and managing excellent property guardians who are committed to the local area. We are the only property guardian company which turns empty buildings from a blight into a benefit to the local community.
We protect and save money for owners of commercial and residential vacant properties
We house people on temporary licences giving you the flexibility to take a property back with 30 days’ notice
Property guardians commit to reporting anti-social behaviour and issues with buildings to Dot Dot Dot
All our property guardians volunteer a minimum of 16 hours a month for a range of local and national causesRead more
Our property guardians create enthusiasm, new activities and positive stories through their work and volunteering
64 property guardians housed in a complex and high risk site in zone 1 reported over 50 cases of anti-social behaviour, enabling appropriate action to be taken and helping to keep the area safe for remaining residents
Property guardians are helping secure empty properties and support the neighbourhood in a complex regeneration area in East London, including through the 906 hours of local volunteering achieved in a year
The owner of an old doctor's surgery in South East London has saved over £3,300 a month on business rates by securing their empty property through property guardian occupation, creating a significant financial savingRead more
Property guardians can save owners on business rates, council tax, utilities, repairs and maintenance costs, as well as being cheaper than alternative empty property security services
Empty buildings are lived in and looked after, property guardians spot and report issues early, and Dot Dot Dot carefully manage properties to reduce the strain on your internal resources so that you can focus on the things that matter
Property guardians make friendly neighbours and increase footfall in the area, all while creating social value locally, and reducing and reporting anti-social behaviour
25 Coolfin Rd, London E16, UK
We are housing guardians in some of the best value properties in East London. We have a number of very spacious 2-bedroom maisonettes. These properties are next door to the ExCel Centre, just a few minutes’ walk to Royal Victoria DLR or Prince Regent DLR, so less than 30 minutes to Stratford door to door.
These generously sized property guardianship flats in Newham are suitable for couples or individual guardians, each featuring a kitchen, huge living room and two large double bedrooms. The price includes Council Tax.
To apply for a property in Royal Victoria, take our guardian quiz.
131 Peckham Rye, London SE15 3UL, UK
We’re taking on a large number of flats in Peckham, right next to Peckham Rye. We believe this represents some of the best value housing in a sought-after part of South London. We’re looking for great guardians keen to build a sense of community to move in.
The flats are recent builds and very appealing. Many have direct views over Peckham Rye and Peckham Rye Station is a short walk away. Prices will start from around £400 a month. Don’t miss out on this opportunity – apply now.
20 Clanricarde Gardens, London W2 4NA, UK
We have an unprecedented opportunity to live in an amazing property in West London. The property is situated close to Notting Hill Gate, Hyde Park, Queensway and Bayswater, and we’re looking for community-minded guardians to move in.
This will represent comfortably the best value housing in West London. We will have studio flats on offer with amazing period features: fire places, high ceilings, huge windows and balconies. Bathroom facilities are shared between 2-3 people. Some of these Notting Hill flats will have white goods and ovens included. Prices will start from £300-£500 a month and there will be options for every budget!
We will be looking for guardians interested in volunteering on local projects related to the building and community around it. Don’t miss this opportunity: apply now.
We anticipate to be shortly taking on some extremely well located properties in Cambridge.
They will be in the heart of the city, close to transport links, shopping and the University. We expect prices to be between £300 and £400 a month.
If you’d be interested in living in some of this affordable housing in Cambridge, please apply now.
Marlow Rd, Wooburn Green, Bourne End SL8 5TG, UK
We have a number of lovely flats in an idyllic semi-rural location in Bourne End. This is just outside of High Wycombe and well-connected to the surrounding area by road, bus and rail. Our properties in High Wycombe are all within a 20 minute drive.
Our flats here represent fantastic value, with prices starting at £282 per month excluding bills. All our flats in Bourne End have a huge amount of internal space. Shops and amenities are a short walk away and there’s also a delightful stretch of river close by.
If you’d be interested in being housed here in future, take our guardian quiz and apply now.
29 Norwood Rd, Loudwater, High Wycombe HP10 9UU, UK
We have several one bedroom flats and studios in Loudwater, close to High Wycombe. These flats are in a building of 17 guardians and are some of the best value housing in the area.
They’re in a quiet, residential area but with excellent transport links and road access into High Wycombe and London.
Prices start at £282 per month excluding bills – amongst the cheapest property in Buckinghamshire! If you’re interested in being housed here in future, apply now.
Abbey Wood, London SE2, United Kingdom
Dot Dot Dot guardians have been living in Abbey Wood since 2014. With over 50 individuals occupying spaces locally, we are searching for more great guardians to join the already thriving community. Prices start from £282 pcm excluding bills, so we believe this is some of the best value housing in London.
We have a selection of 2 bedroom maisonettes suitable for a couple or individuals open to sharing with other guardians. We also have a handful of 1-bed flats and studios.
There is significant space in these flats, with extra rooms perfect as art studios. Rooms in these properties range from £282 pcm to £325 pcm, not including utilities or council tax, depending on how many people are sharing.
Please register your interest and take our guardian quiz.
Ponders End, Enfield, United Kingdom
We have a very sizeable and quirky former commercial property in Enfield that would be ideal for creatives looking to take on more space. It’s situated in Ponders End in Enfield, a short walk from several London Overground stations including Edmonton. The property is also a short walk to Ponders End train station, from where there are regular trains to Liverpool Street. The price is £400 per month including electricity, water and Council Tax. This is great value for the amount of space you get!
If you’re interested in this property, apply now.
114-118 Auckland Rd, London SE19, UK
We have two lovely 4 bedroom shared houses in Crystal Palace, with 3 rooms currently available. These would be ideal for a group of friends or individuals looking to live with like-minded people in a calm and leafy area of South London. The properties in Crystal Palace are spacious and a short walk from the Overground station. Local amenities, beautiful parks and facilities are a 2-3 minute walk away, and the house has a large garden of its own. The property is perfect for those looking for green space whilst maintaining quick and easy links into Central London.
If you’re interested in coming along to a viewing, apply now.
Bow Road, London, United Kingdom
This is your chance to live differently and build your own community in East London.
We’ve got upcoming availability of spacious flats in Bow. These are in an amazing location and we’re looking for great guardians who care about community to move in.
You’ll get lots of space and the opportunity to redecorate as you like. We’d encourage applications from creatives and artists in particular. Why? Because along with the flat you live in you could also have access to a separate studio for working and creating. This is an exciting opportunity to live, work, create and build community.
Prices start from £500 a month, including utilities but not council tax. If you’re interested in getting involved, apply now.
Horse Fair, Wisbech PE13 1AR, United Kingdom
Escape the city with this unique opportunity to live in a Regency Villa in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire.
There are spaces for five guardians in a large and unusual building, set within a magnificent garden. The bedrooms are in former offices. Bathroom and kitchen facilities are shared between guardians. The building is in a very central location in Wisbech and available for viewings from late January. This would be ideal for artists, creatives or anyone looking to live in a quirky space.
If you’re interested in living in this property, the next step is to take our guardian quiz.
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
We have great value properties in High Wycombe. The majority of these are one or two bedroom flats that represent incredible value for the area.
Currently we have amazing value one and two bedroom flats in Cressex – some of the most affordable housing in the region! These flats are £300 per month excluding bills and have loads of living and bedroom space, as well as a modern kitchen.
In our properties near High Wycombe, you get tonnes of space, freedom to redecorate and access to a great community of guardians. But our properties in High Wycombe don’t stay empty for along, so take our guardian quiz today to apply.
High Wycombe HP13 7TS, United Kingdom
Most of our properties in High Wycombe are flats, but we also have a delightful 3 bedroom house in Central High Wycombe. This would be ideal for a couple, friends or those looking to share. Rooms here are from £220 upwards depending on who moves in. We think this represents some of the best value housing in Buckinghamshire.
The house is spread over two floors and has a huge lounge as well as a dining area. The bedrooms are spacious with lovely wooden floorboards. There’s parking on site and the rail station is a 5 minute drive.
In our properties in High Wycombe, you get tonnes of space, freedom to redecorate and access to a great community of guardians. But our properties in High Wycombe don’t stay empty for long, so take our guardian quiz today to apply if you would be interested in living here in future.
Frederick Gardens, Croydon, United Kingdom
We’ve got a huge, homely shared property in West Croydon.
The property is spread over 3 floors and has a massive amount of space, including a beautiful garden which is great in all seasons. It’s in very good condition, many white goods and appliances are included, and there is also a lovely living area. A great chance to join our growing community of property guardians in Croydon.
This is a shared space, so you’d be joining a great group of people in making it an amazing home. Take our guardian quiz to apply for a space here.
Station Approach, Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
Join our community on the south coast in some of the best value housing in Shoreham-by-Sea. We’ve got a lovely bunch of property guardians in Shoreham, and there might be the chance to join them in future!
The property itself consists of cosy flats with their own toilet and kitchen, and shared shower facilities. It’s one of the most affordable housing options on the south coast, and only one minute walk from Shoreham-by-Sea train station.
So don’t miss out on this opportunity. Take our guardian quiz today.
30 Tant Ave, London E16 1JF, UK
We have rooms available in several very spacious 3-bedroom maisonettes. We will house two guardians in each of these flats, so there is lots of room to go around.
All the properties are in a great location, close to Canning Town station, each featuring a kitchen, huge living room, two large double bedrooms, a shared studio/study and a balcony or garden. The price will include Council Tax.
To apply for a property in Canning Town, take our guardian quiz.
Eltham, London SE9, United Kingdom
We have a community of 9 guardians living in an interesting and quirky shared property in Eltham already. This is some of the most affordable housing in South London and more rooms are available now. These rooms in Eltham are a short journey from Goldsmith’s, New Cross, Peckham and Lewisham. If you’re interested in joining them, take our guardian quiz now.
12 Whitmead Cl, South Croydon CR2 7AS, UK
We’re taking on a 4 bedroom property in South Croydon. This would be ideal for friends or people looking to live with like-minded people in an interesting area of South London. This great value housing in Croydon is close to South Croydon station and you’d be able to decorate to make the space your own.
If you’re interested in coming along to a viewing, apply now.
4 Carwood Rd, Sheffield S4 7SF, UK
We have a beautiful property in Sheffield S4, close to the city centre. We have massive rooms available, spread over 3 floors. We’re looking to build a community of property guardians in Sheffield and want you to be part of it.
It’s a chance to be part of something new and exciting, and great if you’re looking for more space. It’s also ideal for creatives looking for work/live space in Sheffield. A painters paradise or musicians mansion!
You’ll be able to redecorate however you like, and there’s plenty of communal space as well.
So get involved and be part of something big in Sheffield! Take our guardian quiz to apply, and we’ll let you know when more spaces become available.
Sevenoaks TN13, United Kingdom
This property is a lovely bungalow in a quite street in Sevenoaks a short 20 minute walk from the train station. Although a bungalow, this property has ample space inside, housing one property guardian. It also has a spacious garden. If you’re potentially interested in living here in future, take our guardian quiz.
Wallington SM6, United Kingdom
We have a number of self-contained studio flats available in a light and spacious property, 10 minutes’ walk from Wallington train station. The studios each consist of a kitchen, bathroom and generous living and bedroom space and are conveniently located close to a number of bus routes.
These studios offer great value for money, with plenty of space to yourself for a lower price than is average for the area. Whilst you have your own space, you are also joining a growing community of friendly and like-minded guardians in Wallington.
The property has ample parking available for guardians and is situated in a calm neighbourhood, with lots of green spaces nearby.
Wallington SM6, United Kingdom
We have a community of brilliant guardians living in a variety of self contained 1 bedroom flats and rooms in a beautiful shared period property in leafy Wallington. The area is quiet and residential with a great choice of transport links.
Cambridge CB4, United Kingdom
We have a few houses with two double bedrooms in each. These would be perfect for couples or guardians looking to share.
We have a community of guardians living in a homely 8 bedroom shared property in Morden. The kitchen and communal lounge are delightfully furnished and it has a spacious garden.
Rooms here don’t stay empty long! If you’re interested in living in this property in Morden, take our guardian quiz.
Ealing, London, United Kingdom
We have a growing community in Ealing. We have several properties in this area, which is a short bus ride to Ealing Broadway. There’s a mix of one and two bedroom properties, but all are currently full.
If you’d be interested in living here in future, take our guardian quiz.
Poplar, London, United Kingdom
We have previously housed a large community of guardians in great value flats in Poplar. We continue to house guardians in several flats in the area.
If you’d be interested in being housed here in future, apply now.
Want to find out how we can secure your empty properties? Request a call back and one of our team will be in touch shortly.