Rose Common

Jo Eckersley

Postal Address
185 Alexandra Road
S2 3EH

Electronic Mail
Legal structure
Open in principle to new members
Charge visitors
Work in Lieu

Rose Common is a developing vegan housing co-operative. We currently have four members, and we live in the house we plan to buy (as it belongs to the family of one of our members). We’re looking for a fifth member to join us, and move in with us in autumn 2020.

The house is detached and set in some beautiful woods between Heeley and Meersbrook. There’s a big garden where we’re beginning to grow vegetables, and the house is looking pretty homely. We have a good sized sunny kitchen, a living room/dining room with loads of light (photo above), a garage, a greenhouse, a toolshed and outside loo, two bathrooms, five bedrooms and a spare room we plan to develop.

The house is communal, so we eat together, hang out, play games, have bonfires, and generally spend a lot of time together while also having our own independent lives.

We’ve installed a new shower, done lots of decorating, and got some good systems in place to make sure things work long term.

community does not share income
community does not require capital from members
community does not have 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 not accessible by public transport
community does not share utilities
community does not have tool sharing system
community does not have organised systems for recycling
community does not have any kind of ecosewage system
community is not involved in land management
community does not grow vegetables
no communal animals
no regular communal meals
community does not have policy which restricts smoking
community buildings not wheelchair accessible
community is not involved in campaigning

Rose Common is currently looking for new members

We are a housing co-operative in Sheffield. We are fully registered and are in the process of buying the property as a Mutual Home Ownership Scheme. It’s a beautiful place to live. You can find out more about the space here: Deadline for applications 19th March 2021.

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