Category: The Dot Dot Dot story

8 reasons why being a property guardian with Dot Dot Dot is for you

Read on to find out how being a Dot Dot Dot guardian could be right for you Live in cool buildings – from pubs, libraries, doctors surgeries, offices to flats and shared properties, we’ve got them all. All our properties are safe to live in and you get a blank canvas which you can make… Read More

A look back at 2017 – Focusing on quality and partnerships has helped us grow

Thanks very much to everyone who has helped to make 2017 such an exciting, enjoyable and successful year for Dot Dot Dot. We have grown geographically as well as in the variety and scale of our work, at the same time as pushing up quality, increasing our social impact and contributing to the debate on… Read More

12 June 2017 | The Dot Dot Dot story

Looking back on six years of growth for Dot Dot Dot within a developing property guardian industry

Six years ago, when I launched Dot Dot Dot, the business was nothing but an idea and a lot of optimism, and the property guardian industry was a very different place from today. It has been exciting to watch both grow up, and I’m looking forward to developments on the horizon for Dot Dot Dot… Read More

9 March 2017 | The Dot Dot Dot story

Under the hood: who can be a property guardian with Dot Dot Dot?

We work with a wide range of residents, property owners and buildings, but we are always clear about our role in the sector – we are here to manage buildings on a temporary basis on behalf of their owners while they are awaiting refurbishment, demolition or sale. This shapes who we can house.

15 December 2016 | The Dot Dot Dot story

Dot Dot Dot: growing across the board in 2016

Thank you to everyone who has been part of this journey. We are looking forward to 2017 as we continue to create mutual benefits for property guardians, property owners and neighbouring communities.  

13 December 2016 | The Dot Dot Dot story

Dot Dot Dot: Solving the needs of three distinct groups – for the benefit of all

Dot Dot Dot | Rebrand | Cheap Rent

As a social enterprise, we are unique in the property guardian sector: we are a business with a big idea at our heart. We work to solve the needs of three distinct groups, for the benefit of all. In our fifth year of proving there is a different way to secure empty buildings, we have spent… Read More

18 November 2016 | The Dot Dot Dot story

We’re publishing the quality standards we work to when housing guardians

    At Dot Dot Dot, we believe that consistency, predictability and transparency are key to providing an excellent property guardian service. We are therefore today publishing the standards we work to when providing housing to guardians. We hope that this information will allow would-be guardians to be sure that joining Dot Dot Dot is… Read More

7 July 2016 | The Dot Dot Dot story

Five years of proving there’s a different way to secure empty buildings

The way we do property guardianship benefits everyone involved in the process. We’ve already looked at how we have created positive social impact through the way we work. Today we’re setting out how our strong social mission underpins a rigorous process, which leads to a better service for everyone we work with: property owners, communities… Read More

6 July 2016 | The Dot Dot Dot story

Five years of creating social impact wherever we work

Our guardians have created social impact worth more than £1m over the last five years. Over the first five years of Dot Dot Dot’s existence, we have made a big difference by supporting our guardians to volunteer. As our founder Katharine Hibbert discussed in her letter, this mission is central to our work, and the… Read More

5 July 2016 | The Dot Dot Dot story

‘You feel like you are part of something bigger than you’

We had a little party at Salesforce Tower. Hear why different people were drawn to Dot Dot Dot and what they have gained from the experience and how much social impact they have created together.

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