News

First National Hoarding Conference

published: May 3rd 2018

Hosted at the Emirates on May 14th, the National Hoarding Conference is an event that brings light to a real issue, hoarding behaviour in the UK. This is an outcome of the charity, HoardingUK’s campaign to raise awareness of the problem and we are pleased to be one of the exhibitors. Since 2006 we at […] Read more ➜

London Rebuilding Society Training

published: June 17th 2015

Want to learn more about Social Media, Legal Structures for Social Enterprise or Social Impact Measurement ? London Rebuilding Society has a 12-year track record in providing interactive, practical, fun and affordable training courses, seminars and workshops.  It is 2 years since the last programme, but due to popular demand from our loyal fan base of fellow […] Read more ➜

Selected by Allianz for Social OPEX project!

published: November 3rd 2014

We are very excited to have been nominated by Volans (a sustainability and social innovation think-tank and consultancy), and selected by Allianz (the global insurance and financial services company ) to take part in their annual Social OPEX programme. The programme is facilitated by experts from Allianz, using their in-house operational effectiveness methodology (OPEX), and […] Read more ➜

Healthy Homes, Better Lives – Waltham Forest, 21st Nov

published: October 17th 2014

Refurbish your home with no upfront cost! Come and visit us at this community event in Walthamstow, and find out more about our Home Improvement Scheme. This could be your solution for refurbishing or adapting your property. Also joining us will be a number of other organisations providing information and services that could be of interest […] Read more ➜

London Rebuilding Society 13th AGM

published: October 10th 2014

  We were delighted so many partners, supporters and friends joined us at our 13th AGM at end of September! It was an opportunity to celebrate past successes,  and highlight some of our exciting current and future projects, in particular our new and unique collaboration with industry partners to deliver the next phase of the […] Read more ➜

Healthy Homes, Better Lives – free event Newham

published: September 17th 2014

Refurbish your home with no upfront cost! Come and visit us at this community event in Newham, and find out more about our Home Improvement Scheme. This could be your solution for refurbishing or adapting your property. Also joining us will be the Metropolitan Police, Smoking Cessation, Bowel Cancer UK, NHS Dental Oral Health and a […] Read more ➜

Participating in Landlord & Letting Show 2014

published: September 16th 2014

We had a great time at last week’s event meeting Landlords from various London Boroughs and introducing them to our Empty Homes Fund. The event was aimed to educate and inform property professionals by offering access to: ∙ A comprehensive product and services exhibition ∙ Free seminars covering a wide range of topics delivered by […] Read more ➜

e-Mate wins Nominet Trust challenge!

published: January 7th 2014

e-Mate (The Shimmer Platform project) has been selected as one of the winners of Nominet Trust and Founders Forum for Good’s £1M “Social Tech, Social Change” challenge fund. The project will receive a £50,000 share of the fund for driving social and economic change through the ambitious use of technology, as well as mentorship from […] Read more ➜

Bringing empty properties back into use

published: August 21st 2013

There are 693,921 empty houses in England. This figure is made up of ONLY habitable houses and does NOT include any derelict or to be demolished houses. This equates to £115.4 billion pounds locked away in theses empty houses. (Source: Landlord Insurance provider Endsleigh) LRS has joined the campaign to bring back into use more […] Read more ➜

Winner of CDFA Innovation Awards!

published: January 30th 2012

We have been chosen as an overall winner of the CDFA Innovation Awards for our SHIMMER project pilot! SHIMMER (Smart Homes Integrating Meters Money Energy Research), a smart home energy pilot, brings households energy management and income maximisation services, and can help to make financial savings of between £200 and £3,500. Watch our video explaining […] Read more ➜