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We must collaborate to promote innovative modular housing for vulnerable people

By Megan Fereday / February 13, 2020

George Fisher shares the findings of his report for Commonweal into modular design, and its role in the future of housing for vulnerable groups.

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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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