We are proud to have won The Howard League’s Organisation of the Year Award for 2017. It was an honour to attend the awards ceremony yesterday and hear some great stories and work.
General Builder Volunteer Supervisor This is a great opportunity to work for a local housing charity. Giroscope is looking to employ a general builder volunteer supervisor on a full time basis. The ideal candidate will have experience of the wet trades, including a high competency in plastering and a good range of other building skills. […]
The rip-out of a property in our community that has been empty for a decade has begun! You can follow our progress on Twitter and on our Flickr page.
To be built on land to the rear of our office in Coltman St., west Hull, the self-build project in the heart of our community aims to break ground in spring 2018, with the tenants directly involved in the construction of the buildings. Ahead of this we have built a prototype frame on site to […]
We are making some prototype timber frames for our self build house. You can follow our progress on Twitter.
Very nearly finished – installing the front sop on a house that has been empty for around 20 years.
Giroscope and Canopy, a housing project based in Leeds, are winners of the World Habitat Awards 2015-16 for our project ‘Self-Help Housing in the North of England’. This award, presented by the Building and Social Housing Foundation (BSHF) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), recognises practical and innovative housing projects from around the world. This award is really […]
Giroscope has started an exciting new project renovating empty homes to create accommodation for homeless young people. On completion our project will provide 4 shared houses (12 bed spaces) for young people who are either homeless or in acute danger of becoming so. This project is part-funded by LandAid. LandAid is the property industry charity working to […]