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Lewisham Mayor launches innovative homeless sleeping pods

By Rebecca Dillon / January 25, 2019

London’s first temporary indoor sleeping pods for people who are homeless were officially opened today (Friday 25 January) by Damien Egan, Mayor of Lewisham. The interlinking structures provide privacy and added security to those using them as temporary bedrooms in the 999 Club’s emergency night shelter. The pods were designed by architects Reed Watts in…

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New sleeping Pods installed at south London homeless shelter

By Jessie Powell / December 17, 2018

Ten new sleeping pods have been installed at a homeless shelter in south London.

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Commonweal Housing scoops national prize for innovation

By Jessie Powell / October 19, 2018

Commonweal Housing has won Innovation of the Year at the 24Housing Awards, for its work with partners on transitional accommodation for migrant workers.

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Commonweal Launches Housing Helps Competition

By Rebecca Dillon / October 5, 2018

We are launching our ‘Housing Helps’ new ideas competition to award £10k for the most innovative housing solution to combat a social injustice.

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What is factory made housing?

By Rebecca Dillon / September 10, 2018

Commonweal Pods to feature in New London Architecture’s research paper.

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Commonweal Pods Shortlisted for 24Housing Awards

By Rebecca Dillon / August 3, 2018

We are pleased to announce that the Commonweal Pods have been shortlisted for the Innovation category in the 24Housing Awards. This follows the Pods receiving a runner up award at the Homeless Link Under One Roof Conference in July. Designed by Reeds Watts Architects, the Pods are the winner of our Starter for 10 competition,…

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