A lot can happen in 10 years and that is certainly true for Phoenix Community Housing, who marked their 10th anniversary with an exhibition celebrating their local community. For me, the wonderful thing about working for Phoenix has been seeing ideas turn to reality. With my husband Mark, I also run a film company, End 2 End Productions and in 2007 we made a film to launch Phoenix. Over the years we have got to know the staff and residents and seen the organisation blossom into a major influencer and force for good both within the local community and the housing sector. We've loved being involved. Happy Anniversary Phoenix.
Phoenix Community Housing is London’s only resident-led housing association and I am proud to have photographed their journey for the last ten years. All Phoenix residents have the chance to have a say on their services and influence their plans for the future. Every event is an opportunity for staff to consult with residents and none more so than the AGM.
I was out in the sun last week taking photographs of Phoenix Community Housing's repairs team, whilst they continued with their days work.
Whenever I take photographs for Phoenix Community Housing we always try and incorporate some shots of their housing and local area into the schedule. I love the fact that we are creating the photographs that will be used to map their history in years to come. Since Phoenix was founded in 2007 they have brought about great changes. Not least of these is the Green Man building itself, which is both the office for staff and a community hub for activities and services. It's a real beacon and establishes them at the heart of the community. Today I thought I'd post just a few of these 'out and about' shots, starting with the Green Man.
Phoenix Community Housing's new office and community space - the Green Man, provides a perfect backdrop for portraits. We took full advantage of that today.
I've had a few jobs with Phoenix Community Housing this autumn and thought I would post them together. As always it's wonderful to see the organisation develop though its many ways of involving residents.