Auchinleck Housing Co-operative

Postal Address
20 Stanley Road

Year started
Number of over 18s
Legal structure
industrial and provident society
Open in principle to new members
Charge visitors
Work in Lieu

Auchinleck Housing Co-operative is a women’s co-op in the Newhaven area, on the north side of Edinburgh. We are currently 8 women – lesbian, bisexual and straight – ranging in age from 20s to 60s. We are an inclusive and trans/trans* friendly household.

The house is a three-storey Victorian semi-detached house, with front and back gardens, two living rooms and a spare bedroom for guests.

We have communal dinners cooked from organic veg boxes and produce from our garden. Decisions are made at meetings which we hold once or twice a month, the aim is to share equal responsibility for cleaning, maintenance, accounts, gardening, admin etc.

We are not currently seeking any new members, but we will advertise here and on Gumtree when spaces become available.

community does not share income
community does not require capital from members
community has broadband internet access
community does not generates any of its own electricity
community does not use solar energy
community buildings not insulated to a high standard
community members use bicycles
community does not have an organised system for car sharing
community is accessible by public transport
community shares utilities
community has tool sharing system
community has organised systems for recycling
community does not have any kind of ecosewage system
community is not involved in land management
community grows a lot of vegetables
no communal animals
regular communal meals
community has policy which restricts smoking
community buildings not wheelchair accessible
community is not involved in campaigning

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