Work with us! Deadline 16 June 2023.
The first weeks of self-build at Church Grove
The RUSS project at 12 Church Grove in Ladywell has been shaped by future residents from the start: co-designing the building, sharing ideas, defining principles, raising funds, building a community, advocating for CLTs, building the community hub… And now a group of future residents have picked up tools and materials to work on their own homes.
Apply to become a RUSS Trustee or Board Secretary.
We’re recruiting new trustees and a Secretary to join the RUSS Board in summer 2023. Trustees drive our vision to build sustainable communities of genuinely affordable homes in neighbourhoods across London, working with our staff, residents and volunteers. About RUSS
RUSS Hub has secured permanent planning consent.
RUSS are happy to have secured permanent planning consent for our existing Community Hub, meaning it can continue to serve the local community and future RUSS residents. The Borough of Lewisham agreed it was a valuable local asset that should
Appointment of new Volunteer Manager.
RUSS are delighted to announce the appointment of Amalia Syeda-Aguirre as our Volunteer Manager. As a people-powered, volunteer-led organisation, we highly value past, present and future volunteers and all they contribute to RUSS and its aim of creating sustainable community-led
Wish list for self-build
In January 2023, we started self-build work on five Church Grove flats, fitting them out from shell. We will put in partitions, ceilings, kitchens, bathrooms and floors under the guidance of the Self Build Management Team, Sarah Boyd and Harry
Work with us: Volunteer Manager
RUSS is recruiting an experienced and driven volunteer management professional for the paid role of Volunteer Manager, with a particular focus on engaging, motivating and supporting our people-powered, members-led organisation, its members, its community-based projects and activities. Our Volunteer Manager
Taking shape in Ladywell
View progress on the 36 flats at Church Grove – watch the latest film of the site from July 2022. With concrete poured for all four floors and the bridges between the two buildings, scaffolding is now going up to
Work with us: self-build site manager
We are recruiting for an ambitious and driven construction manager for the role of Self-Build Manager (SBM), with particular focus on supervising and managing the self-build works at our Church Grove project in Ladywell, South East London. The self-build works consist
RUSS Trustees report
The RUSS AGM will be held on 25 June 2022. Below, you can find a link to our Trustees Report for 2021, including our Annual Accounts for last year.