Introducing CDS Co-operatives
Welcome to the CDS website
We are the largest co-operative housing service agency in England dedicated to promoting, developing, and servicing housing co-operatives controlled by the people who live in them.
- Maureen Stables, Chair - Shortlisted for 2015 Housing Heroes Awards
17 Apr 2015
Maureen Stables, Chair of CDS Co-operatives, has been shortlisted from almost 200 entries for the Lifetime Achievement category in the 2015 Housing Heroes Awards. Organised by Inside Housing Magazine and the Chartered Institute of Housing, the awards are in their seventh year and will once again showcase the people and teams that are doing exceptional work in the social/affordable housing sector.
- New faces in our Operations Team
20 Apr 2015
We have recently been joined by 3 very experienced members of staff in our Operations Team,
- A happy 90th birthday to our Honorary President - Lord Graham of Edmonton
07 Apr 2015
CDS Co-operatives would like to wish a very happy birthday to Ted Graham, our Honorary President, who was 90 recently. Ted is a giant of the co-operative movement and has been our President since 1996 after 21 years on our board of management.
- Homes for Britain Rally at Central Hall - 17 March 2015
07 Apr 2015
They came in their thousands; by train, coach and car from all over England and Wales. One person even cycled from East Anglia to attend the biggest non-Party Rally of this General Election campaign at the Central hall. The theme was ‘Homes for Britain - lets end the housing crisis within a generation’. The whole rally had a festive, can-do atmosphere with bands and a choir. The most impressive of these was the South London Samba band; a drum band made up of young Afro-Caribbeans.
- Co-ops Rock! Our Client Conference 2014: Learning, Laughing & Sharing
04 Dec 2014
We really love hosting the annual client conference and this year’s was really fun! In response to your feedback we made it a free one day event packed with learning, laughing and sharing.