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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

16 April 2021 | Uncategorised

On the ground: How we work in regeneration schemes and gradual decants

In this month’s ‘On the ground’ blog, we look at the way that guardianship can support projects that involve large numbers of flats or houses as they are decanted across a regeneration or refurbishment project.

16 April 2021 | Uncategorised

What does property guardianship free you up to do?

CEO Peter Brown explores one of the benefits of property guardianship: freeing up our clients to spend their time on their other priorities.

15 April 2021 | Uncategorised

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.

19 March 2021 | Uncategorised

Keeping to (ISO9001) standard

Three members of Dot Dot Dot sit around a table in discussion

CEO Peter Brown explores how renewing our quality management system in line with ISO9001 standards ensures that we consistently meet our customers’ needs, and that our services have a clear standard which we strive to achieve every time.

18 March 2021 | Uncategorised

On the ground: inspections and monitoring

In our ‘on the ground’ series, our Director of Services, Mark Ackroyd, explores some of the details of how our service works. This month, we look at how we use inspections to monitor properties over the life of a contract.

16 March 2021 | Uncategorised

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.

12 March 2021 | Uncategorised

When is a social enterprise like a submarine?

Think being a social enterprise can’t possibly have anything to do with submarines? Think again. Our founder, Katharine Hibbert, explores the parallels between our decision-making process and that of sailors operating 500m underwater.

19 February 2021 | Uncategorised

When “security” isn’t actually that secure

When met with myriad options, choosing the right security option for an empty asset can be a difficult task. Dot Dot Dot Chief Executive, Peter Brown, discusses how securing your building with property guardians provides an effective and flexible solution.

17 February 2021 | Uncategorised

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.

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