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Places for People

Places for People

Updated November 2023.

About Places for People

Company Overview
Places for People is the UK's leading Social Enterprise. Our business consists of market-leading companies in placemaking, regeneration and development, investment management, property management and leisure. We have the expertise to create and manage entire communities, providing the homes, support services and infrastructure for people and places to thrive. We own or manage over 240,000 properties which are home to 500,000 Customers across the UK. We also operate 100 leisure facilities support the health and wellbeing of our customers. Our 10,500 colleagues, across more than 20 specialist companies, provide People with the opportunities and choice few organisations can.
Company Size 11,088 UK-based Employees
(Super Large)
Places for People Head Office

London, United Kingdom

Employee Demographics

  • <2 years - 45%
  • 2-5 years - 25%
  • 6-10 years - 14%
  • 11-15 years - 6%
  • 16-20 years - 5%
  • Over 20 years - 5%

Company Culture at Places for People

The employee experience below at Places for People, compared to a typical company.

80% of employees at Places for People say it is a great place to work*, compared to 54% of employees at a typical UK based company.
Places for People
Typical Company
*Responses to the statement “Taking everything into account, I would say this is a great place to work.” vs. a typical UK company.


People here are treated fairly regardless of their race.


People here are treated fairly regardless of their sexual orientation.


People here are treated fairly regardless of their sex.


This is a physically safe place to work.


When you join the company, you are made to feel welcome.

Working at Places for People

From affordable housing to retirement homes to city apartments, we make places where community comes first
Through our leisure facilities and our online virtual studio, we are creating active places and healthy people
We build communities where everyone is welcome and everyone can thrive whether you are a customer or a colleague
We’re a group where talented people can work together to make lives better
Communities are more than just collections of homes. Whoever they’re for, our places feel safe, connected and accessible

Best Workplaces Lists

Great Place To Work® is proud to recognise Places for People on the following Best Workplaces Lists.

Interested in a career at Places for People, or just want to know more?

To discover what sets Places for People apart and explore relevant career opportunities, take a look at their website.

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How to earn Great Place To Work Certification

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