CoFlats Sladbrook

Contact
David Michael

Postal Address
Cohousing Company
16 Springhill Cohousing, Uplands
Stroud
GL5 1TN

Electronic Mail david@coflats.com
Telephone
01453 766466
World Wide Web http://www.coflats.com/
Year started
2006
Situation
Urban
Number of over 18s
14
Number of under 18s
0
Ideological focus
CoHousing
Legal structure
company limited by shares
Open in principle to new members
yes
Charge visitors
no
Work in Lieu
no
WWOOF host
no

The Cohousing Company received planning permission in June 2005 for the first Co-Flats community. CoFlats is similar to Cohousing but it’s just flats.

The related Cohousing Company built the first new-build cohousing community in the UK in Stroud (see Springhill Cohousing entry).

The principles of Cohousing are that decisions are made by consensus, the site is pedestrianised, the common house is used for shared meals and is a communal extension to residents’ private living rooms.

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

Diggers & Dreamers
care of BCM Edge
London
WC1N 3XX
United Kingdom

info@diggersanddreamers.org.uk

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CoFlats Sladbrook is currently looking for new members

Send them a message:
david@coflats.com

CoFlats Sladbrook is currently looking for volunteers

Send them a message:
david@coflats.com