turning empty houses into homes


At our heart, Giroscope buys and renovates empty property in west Hull to provide homes for those in housing need.

Our properties are finished to a high standard, are energy efficient and are let at affordable rents. We encourage prospective tenants to be involved in the renovation of their homes and house many of our volunteers. This helps to give people a feeling of ownership of their property.

We do not charge deposits, rent in advance or non-returnable fees; making our properties available to all. We provide security of tenure which helps to bring stability to our community.

A Giroscope Volunteer : Lewis's Story

A Giroscope Volunteer : Lewis’s Story

This is a short video about Lewis, made by the Humber Centre in Hull, a Forensic Psychiatry unit, and filmed ...
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SASC Make Second Investment in Giroscope

SASC Make Second Investment in Giroscope

Social and Sustainable Capital today announced a second investment in Giroscope. SASC's press release states: "The second investment came in ...
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Howard League "Organisation of the Year" Winner

Howard League “Organisation of the Year” Winner

We are proud to have won The Howard League's Organisation of the Year Award for 2017. It was an honour ...
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Empty for a Decade

Empty for a Decade

The rip-out of a property in our community that has been empty for a decade has begun! You can follow ...
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2017 In Numbers:

100+ properties


250+ tenants

120+ Volunteers

This is some of what we do…