We are pleased to announce that as of today, 31st October 2018, Giroscope are now the owners of the former St Matthew’s church on Boulevard. We have lots of plans for this iconic local building and look forward to sharing them in the coming months with the local community.
Please take a look at the transformations our building staff, working alongside our fantastic volunteers, bring to our properties in west Hull – click here to see some photographs that speak volumes about the skills they bring!
This is a short video about Lewis, made by the Humber Centre in Hull, a Forensic Psychiatry unit, and filmed at Giroscope’s office in Coltman St., west Hull. Lewis has been a volunteer on the Computer Project at Giroscope for over 8 months and is a valued member of the team. In the video he […]
Social and Sustainable Capital today announced a second investment in Giroscope. SASC’s press release states: “The second investment came in December 2017, alongside a grant from Power to Change which comprised 25% of the loan value, making it more affordable for the charity to take on the loan. This investment has enabled Giroscope to purchase […]
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.
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 […]