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Wrap up warm! 100 industry figures prepare to sleep rough tonight for CentrePoint

first_imgNearly 100 leading property industry figures are to meet in East London tonight to raise in excess of £50,000 for homelessness charity Centre Point.The Negotiator will be there to report on the Great Agent Sleep Out event, which will include 800 people from other industries.The list of those braving the chill November air to sleep rough at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park includes many of the industry’s best-known names.These include former NAEA President Katie Griffin, current President Lauren Scott, Victoria Pinkerton, Valerie Bannister from Your Move, Kristjan Byfield from Base Property, Richard Payne from Clive Emson, Propertymark Chairman Chris Hamer, ARLA President Phil Keddie, consultant Mark Bentley plus James Munro, head of the Trading Standards Estate Agency Team.Many organisations and property firms within the industry are being represented including Howsy, Strutt & Parker, Goodlord, Rentify, London Residential, TDS, Compass Residential, John German, Portico, Ashtons, SDL Auctions, Tenant Shop, Century 21 and JD Alexander.“I have learned a lot about the work that Centrepoint does and there are so many reasons that people find themselves without the basic stability and comfort that the rest of us take for granted,” says Lauren Scott.Phil Keddie (left) says: “In these uncertain times, it can be very easy to overlook the homeless and take the basic amenities we have for granted.“Centrepoint is working to change this by helping the young and vulnerable and giving them the protection and help they need to have another chance. This sleepout is an opportunity for the industry to give something back, to a part of society that has become lost and desperately needs our help.”If you would like to help those attending smash their £50,000 target then donate via the official Just Giving page. So far, the event has raised £380,000 in total across all the industries.Full list of companies attendingActive PipeAlexander Reid & FrazerAmax Estates and Property Services LtdAringtonAshtonsAshtonsAvrilloBase PropertyBreckon and BreckonCastlenauClive EmsonCompass Residential LimitedDutton GregoryFine HomesGoodlordHelen Breeze Property Management LLPHowsyJackie Quinn & CoJames AlexanderJohn GermanKings AccommodationLettings PartnershipLines & JamesLondon ResidentialMark Bentley ConsultantsMy AuctionNeil Martin LtdParamount PropertiesPennington Surveyors LtdPinkertonsPorticoPropertymarkRentifyRodgers & Finney Estate AgentsRSPASawdye & Harris (Land & Estate Agents) LtdSDLStrutt & ParkerTenant ShopThe Expert PropertyTrading Placestrading standardsWatsonsWatts and MorganWestradeYour MovePhil Keddie Lauren Scott Kristjan Byfield NAEA propertymark ARLA Centrepoint Your Move 2019-11-21Nigel LewisAny comments? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles Letting agent fined £11,500 over unlicenced rent-to-rent HMO3rd May 2021 BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021 Home » News » Associations & Bodies » Wrap up warm! 100 industry figures prepare to sleep rough tonight for CentrePoint Wrap up warm! 100 industry figures prepare to sleep rough tonight for CentrePoint21st November 20190549 Viewslast_img read more