Category: Our social impact

Data proves that everybody really does need good neighbours

A recent report highlights the importance of strong community infrastructure and neighbourliness explains our founder, Katharine Hibbert.

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

Supporting long-term placemaking with Poplar HARCA in east London

We explore our partnership with Poplar HARCA, a housing association leading long-term regeneration and placemaking in east London.

Silver linings on the high street

Our founder, Katharine Hibbert, explores the silver lining of Britain’s empty high streets: an opportunity to build back better.

Creating social impact with London Borough of Newham and Civic in east London

Our mission to create social impact in the communities in which we work has given us the opportunity to partner with London Borough of Newham and Civic to repurpose empty spaces for community use.

Pricing people in, not out

For people who rent their homes, finding a nice place in a convenient location for a price you can afford has been a challenge in the UK for a long time.  This issue was a key reason why Dot Dot Dot was launched in 2011, and the situation has become worse over the past ten years. Dot Dot Dot Founder, Kath, takes a look at how Dot Dot Dot offers an alternative solution.

Working with Peabody for the future of Thamesmead

Since 2015, Dot Dot Dot have collaborated with Peabody to house property guardians in 120 properties in Thamesmead. We explore the ways in which Dot Dot Dot has worked with Peabody to bring economic and community development to the area.

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.

Volunteering: Once you pop, you can’t stop

Our founder, Katharine, delves into the inspiring results of our recent guardian survey to find out more about how volunteering has impacted their lives, and how they will continue to volunteer for good causes once their guardianship ends.

29 October 2020 | Our social impact, Volunteering

How volunteering helps everyone – not just the beneficiaries

Hear from Dot Dot Dot founder, Katharine, on how through supporting the volunteering efforts of our guardians, we hope to contribute to building a more positive, happier and richer society.

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