Using SmartCam towers to combat fly tipping and waste dumping

Void spaces are prone to anti-social fly tipping and waste dumping. Fly-tipping is describes and illegal deposit of waste on land that isn’t licenced to accept it. The law puts the onus on the property owner to clean up the waste. Whilst council’s may investigate and prosecute they will not remove the dumped waste material. […]

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Looking for temporary accommodation in London

If you are looking for temporary accommodation in London, then you may wish to consider becoming a property guardian. Accommodation in London is well know for being expensive especially for short term rentals. However an alternative to short lets is the Property guardian model. Property guardians occupy otherwise empty properties and in doing this, help […]

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Solutions for Void Property Management

Landlords and estate managers have several options available for void property management. These range from manned security to boarding up and remote CCTV monitoring. The Property management team however would be advised to also consider the use of property guardians to keep the property occupied. Keeping the building occupied and heated has additional benefits as […]

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Securing vacant property for a significant period of time

If you require to secure vacant residential or commercial property for a significant period of time, the traditional methods of property security quickly become uneconomic or  ineffective. Using security screens or steel security shutters to board up the property for anything more than a short time, leads to the empty property quickly deteriorating. Likewise, using [...]

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Vacant property guardians keeping buildings secure

Vacant property guardians Security of vacant buildings by using Property Guardians living within the premises, keeps both the building secure and maintained. Additionally it avoids anti social behaviour such as squatting and vandalism in the neighborhood. As soon a building is locked up and left empty it starts to deteriorate. When the heating is switched off […]

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Survey results

We’d like to say a huge thank you to all of our Guardians who participated in our Guardian survey. Your feedback is crucial to us, and we’ve received some insightful pointers on how we can improve our service. Here are the areas you told us you’d like us to improve, and how we are going […]

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Room with a view

Have you got a room with a view? Does your Ad Hoc property boast a beautiful vista when you draw your curtains in the morning? We’re looking for the Ad Hoc property with the best view, and we’re inviting you to share your photos with us-using the hashtag #MyAdHocView- on Facebook and Twitter. The winner [...]

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