PGP are a reliable, responsive vacant property management company that specialises in temporary, flexible occupation of empty buildings.

Our service gives a secure, lived-in feel to vacant premises and is free of charge to the property owner.

PGP provides:

Trusted guardians to occupy buildings temporarily

CCTV monitoring

Vacant property management at zero cost where we occupy the property

Day to day maintenance services at no cost to the owner

Income whilst the property would otherwise be vacant

Reduced holding costs on the empty building

Accompanied access for visits to the property…. and much more…

Our services are tailored to the needs of each property and its owner’s requirements.

If your building is likely to be unoccupied for 6 months or more PGP can provide a cost free solution to protect it.

After a visit to the building we will be able to provide a vacant property protection report with our recommendations.

Solutions for specific security and safety considerations associated with each property are identified giving property owners peace of mind that their building will be professionally managed and maintained.

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PGP are accredited by CHAS – The Uk’s premier Contractor’s Health and Safety scheme

The PGP team and our property guardians are on hand 24/7 to deal with any issues that might arise with empty properties that we look after


PGP staff carry out monthly inspections and weekly checks to assess any risks, identify maintenance issues and maintain health & safety standards at our property guardian buildings.

Business Rates Saving

PGP works with charity partners, the VOA and local authorities to achieve the best possible savings on empty rates and council tax payable.

Property Guardians

PGP guardians come from a variety of backgrounds but all are working professionals who need affordable accommodation in the right location.

In return, they are willing to live flexibly as property guardians to help protect vacant buildings.

Many are experienced property guardians who have lived in several guardianships and prefer the property guardian lifestyle to “normal renting”.

Around 30% are key workers in London and we give priority to those performing front line roles in the capital.

By careful selection and developing excellent working relationships with our property guardian community PGP achieve the best possible results securing vacant buildings by occupation.

Vacating the property

Upon termination of the agreement between PGP and the property owner the guardians will vacate and PGP will hand back the empty building and return the keys.

Property guardians are licencees on 28 days’ notice and do not have exclusive possession of any part of the building.


PGP has comprehensive liability and professional indemnity insurance underwritten at Lloyd’s of London, which covers us for liability we may incur in connection with our business.

We are also able to reduce insurance premiums at properties occupied by our guardians which have previously rated as “unoccupied”.

Protect your vacant property

with our Property Guardians