For the love of architecture

Sensitive and passionate about Margate’s precious architectural heritage.

Read this feature to find out how this empty unloved crumbling property in Princes Street was brought back into use.

“I’d always rather repair than replace,” Sam Causer says. “That way you can enjoy and live in these buildings because they have the passage of time embedded in them.”

No Use Empty shortlisted in the UK Housing Awards 2018

KCC’s No Use Empty announced amongst

UK Housing Awards 2018 short list

The UK Housing Awards are the longest established and most respected awards in the social housing sector, recognising the ingenuity, creativity, passion and results of housing organisations and individuals across the UK, run by the Chartered Institute of Housing and Inside Housing, showcasing the very best the housing sector has to offer.

The awards ceremony will be held in London on 2 May 2018 at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge .

Others shortlisted in the Outstanding approach to regeneration category are:

Catalyst Housing


Galliford Try Partnerships

Kent County Council – No Use Empty


London Borough of Tower Hamlets, Mayor of London and Swan Housing Association

Northampton Partnership Homes

Poplar Harca


To visit the official CIH UKHA webpage click here.