Streetbank and the Media
Since starting in 2010, Streetbank has attracted a fair amount of attention featuring in The Guardian, Observer, Huffington Post, on BBC South Today and as part of Kirstie Allsopp’s Fill your House for Free on Channel 4. We've also been rated by the Times as one of the "50 websites you can’t live without" and selected by the Observer as one of "50 New Radicals" of 2014 - organisations changing society for the better.
If you’re a journalist or organisation interested in Streetbank, please contact Streetbank Founder, Sam Stephens:
T: 0207 371 0313
Streetbank case studies
Further case studies and information is available on request and our blog is regularly updated with our news and stories.
April 2015 - Streetbank and Streetclub join forces
January 2014 - Streetbank and Freeconomy Collaboration
May 2014 - Streetie Pie competition in partnership with Higgidy
November 2014 - Kate’s Reverse Advent Challenge
It's 'bye bye buying as digital age drives the sharing movement futher'
Mummies save monies by getting digital Mummies save monies by getting digital
£7,493 at every Londoner’s fingertips
Streetbank in the Media and Online
Here are our media highlights from 2010 to 2015
BBC Watchdog: How to save £1000 - Save money through sharing
Huck Magazine: Could you survive without any money at all?
Camden New Journal online - Everything must go: Kentish Town woman gives away possessions every day for a month
Positive News - On the first day of Christmas my neighbour gave to me…
The Guardian online - Giving Tuesday: 10 ways to give that don’t cost a penny
BBC South Today report by Alastair Fee - Watch the clip
Do not Tiptoe - October 2013 - 10 minutes with Streetbank
The Oxford Mail - October 2013 - Free goods and services up for grabs
Tech City News - August 2013 - London's Top Tech for Social Good
Sugru - February 2013 - Sharing in Your Neighbourhood
Londonist - October 2012 - Streetbank: connecting with London's communities
Guardian - September 2012 - Students: where to find free stuff
Observer - May 2012 - Free food, caring and sharing: new spirit of community in Yorkshire
Hammersmith and Fulham Chronicle - April 2012 - Fulham Charity Streetbank Celebrating Cash Windfall
Huffington Post - January 2012 - Streetbank.com; possibly the only social network site that actually makes us sociable
Aljazeera, Earthrise - November 2011- Local Hero: Sam Stephens
BBC News, Business - May 2011 - How sharing could change the future of business
Wired Magazine - April 2011 - Streetbank is a hyper-local 'bank' for borrowing 'things' and sharing skills
Hammersmith and Fulham News - April 2010 - Go on lend me that old lawnmower in the shed
London Evening Standard - September 2010 - Streetbank.com is a "giant attic, garden shed and library"
The Big Issue - August 2010 - The fastest way to make friends with people is to ask for a favour
Fulham and Hammersmith Chronicle - April 2010 - Getting the best from the west
Church Times - April 2010 - Website launches neighbourly lending