Category: Community

Dot Dot Dot and Keniston Housing Association announce partnership in Bromley

Outside of Bromley building in the sunshine

Former sheltered housing in Bromley is to become the base for a group of property guardians who volunteer in the local community, thanks to a new partnership between Dot Dot Dot and Keniston Housing Association. The first guardians moved into Robert Whyte House at the end of last week. They will aim to keep the… Read More

So, who do you house?

We are often asked what type of person is suited to property guardianship. Dot Dot Dot CEO, Peter Brown, looks at the diversity of Dot Dot Dot property guardians and what sets them apart from other property guardians.

13 October 2020 | Community

World Mental Health Day 2020 – Staying well while staying in

Saturday marked World Mental Health Day 2020, and as we all continue to do our best to adjust to the changes happening around us, it’s never been more important to take care of our mental health. Autumn is here and with COVID-19 guidance likely to change for many of us soon, being able to stay… Read More

How being a property guardian with Dot Dot Dot is different

At Dot Dot Dot we keep compassion at our core, setting ourselves apart from others in our industry through our continued focus and care in helping our guardians to build safer and stronger communities. Read on to learn more about how being a property guardian with Dot Dot Dot is different.

22 November 2019 | Community, News and features

We do more than just property guardianship

Dot Dot Dot’s unique approach to property guardianship adds a focus on community-building and placemaking. Read more about how we go beyond just providing empty property security and inexpensive housing for residents.

20 November 2019 | Community, News and features

The Dot Dot Dot guide to living in Barkingside

Barkingside is one of our lesser known London locations, but what if I told you that you are a 30-minute jaunt down the Central Line from the big city? That you are a short walk away from beautiful country walks and water sports? Below are our top tips for how to spend those well-earned weekends in Barkingside.

23 October 2019 | Community, Spotlight on

Booth Haus Artist Collective

At the beginning of summer this year, a trio of Dot Dot Dot property guardians from Booth House in Whitechapel (Julian, Pete and Mai) put their heads together with two ambitious ideas. Both these ideas took off immediately and Booth Haus was born.

A partnership: Community Links and Volunteer It Yourself

We teamed up with Community Links and Volunteer It Yourself to bring a formerly disused building back into use as an affordable property guardianship home. The result was eight volunteers gaining crucial qualifications and skills, and a low-cost home for two property guardians who will contribute positively to their community in Canning Town.

17 September 2019 | Community, Spotlight on, Volunteering blogs

Spotlight on: Killian – Grove Park Youth Club

Property guardian, Killian, at Grove Park Youth Club tells us about the benefits of guardianship and giving the building a meanwhile purpose whilst the youth club awaits vital funding to re-open.

5 July 2019 | Community, Volunteering blogs

The Thomas Crosbie PACE Foundation presents: Coldfire Festival

We caught up with a group of Dot Dot Dot guardians who are volunteering for Coldfire Festival with The Thomas Crosbie PACE Foundation. The festival is created as a celebration of young talent in sport and the arts, and promotes wellbeing, up and coming artists, and offers a safe space for young people to express their thoughts and feelings.

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