Category: Property owner case studies

Then and now: our partnership with Red Kite Community Housing

We caught up with Richard Mulcahy from Red Kite to talk about how working with Dot Dot Dot has enabled them to keep projects running on time and afforded them the flexibility to work around some of the challenges posed by Covid-19.

22 November 2021 | Property owner case studies

Property guardianship and beyond: working with Croydon Council

We started working with London Borough of Croydon in 2017, when we took on a former school-turned-NHS building in west Croydon. Looking back over our four-year relationship, we explore how a renewed sense of purpose during a property’s transition phase can lay the groundwork for its new use.

All handbacks great and small: achieving vacant possession

In this month’s blog, we discuss the process of achieving vacant possession, and take a look at some of our most recent handbacks in Shoreham-by-Sea, Lewisham and Whitechapel. Although diverse in size and type, the process we follow to mitigate risks, review our processes and achieve vacant possession is the same, and each project is awarded the same care and attention to detail that we demonstrate throughout our work.

18 August 2021 | Property owner case studies

Providing reassurance to residents in Shoreham-by-Sea

We added another seaside location to our portfolio in December 2020 when we partnered with Southern Housing in Shoreham-by-Sea. In this case study, we discuss how we were able to work closely with Southern to secure an estate with increasingly at risk residents.

Bringing a youth club back into use with London Borough of Lewisham and Grove Park Youth Club Building Preservation Trust

In 2018, 52 years after the youth centre first opened, we partnered with London Borough of Lewisham and Grove Park Youth Club Building Preservation Trust (BPT) to secure the building with property guardians and bring the youth club back into use. With the property now handed back to Lewisham council in its newly restored condition, the Grove Park Youth Club will reopen its doors to the community on 26th July 2021 for the first time in eight years.

Property guardianship isn’t just for Londoners: Letchworth Garden City

In 2019, we brought our mission to provide safe, affordable housing for those who want to do more good to Letchworth Garden City. We take a look at our partnership with Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation and how we have brought our experience of working with property owners beyond the M25 to the project.

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.

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.

Tailoring a management plan with A2 Dominion in Oxford

Since July 2019, we have worked with A2 Dominion to develop a meanwhile management plan while they prepare to develop the Gibbs Crescent estate in Oxford. We take a look at how we tailor our service to suit our clients’ individual needs in this month’s case study.

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.

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