Tackling Homelessness at Sleep in the Park

Sleep in the Park
Sleep in the Park

Tackling Homelessness at Sleep in the Park

Graham Ross, Depute Chair at Architecture & Design Scotland and Partner at Austin-Smith:Lord is part of the Architecture & Design Scotland’s team who will be participating in the Social Bite mass sleep-out in Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh on 9 December to raise awareness and funds to tackle homelessness in Scotland. The A&DS team are aiming to raise £3,000 to contribute to Social Bite’s campaign to eradicate homelessness in Scotland.

If you are able to support this cause we’d be very grateful for any donations to help reach, and hopefully exceed, this target. You can make donations at;


Architecture & Design Scotland are the national champion for quality in architecture, design and placemaking. Enabling the delivery of high quality homes to meet Scotland’s housing need is a priority in our new Corporate Strategy. You can find out more about A&DS and our work at; https://www.ads.org.uk/

The Social Bite Fund (SC045232) is a registered charity in Scotland which seeks to alleviate homelessness through innovative solutions from employment and support programmes, to temporary housing. You can find out more at;

Sleep in the Park, the world’s largest mass sleepout, is being organised by Social Bite. They hope attract 9,000 people to sleep out overnight in the cold, in Edinburgh’s Princes Street Gardens on 9 December to raise money to tackle, and seek to eradicate, homelessness in Scotland. You can get further information at;

Any support you may be able to offer to this cause will be greatly appreciated. Thanks to those who have already pledged support.