History

We’ve come a long way in 30 years. Back in 1986, whilst England’s footballers were being knocked out of the world cup and the M25 was being completed, a group of surveyors came up with an idea.

Inspired by Bob Geldof’s Live Aid the year before, they decided to form a charity called LandAid. Their aim? To bring together the property industry to give something back.

The first fundraising event - a fun run around Richmond Park - raised nearly £40,000 to buy a famine relief truck for the Sudan. Soon after, LandAid's mission became more focused on helping people here in the UK. 

Three decades later, and LandAid has evolved to become the charity of the UK property industry. With a new mission to end youth homelessness, and 110 corporate partners backing our cause, LandAid is a real force for good.