Pre-construction works has recently started at Edward Henry Street in Rhyl, as part of an ambitious regeneration programme.
The £3.89m project, which is a partnership between ClwydAlyn Housing Association, Denbighshire County Council, Welsh Government and NWPS Construction, will see 33 of the existing flats be demolished and the construction of 13 three-bedroom affordable family homes.
The new homes are part of the Targeted Regeneration Investment Programme (TRIP) Scheme for the redevelopment of the West End of Rhyl. Five of the new homes fall into the conservation area which will see the reconstruction of the facades to look the same as the existing properties in order to preserve the area’s rich heritage.
The expected completion date for the project is Summer 2023.
Head of Development and Growth at ClwydAlyn, Penelope Storr said,
“This project builds on our commitment to beat poverty here in North Wales as well as bring much needed affordable accommodation to the local area.
“Rhyl is part of an exciting regeneration programme and we’re excited to part of its future with the Edward Henry Street scheme. These new homes will offer new, modern homes that will meet the needs of the local population and offer an alternative to the saturated flat style accommodation that’s currently in the area.”
The carbon friendly homes will be developed to ClwydAlyn’s high quality standard, ensuring that the properties are not only stylish and comfortable but also fit for the future. Aimed to have a positive impact on reducing fuel poverty as well as being much more environmentally conscious by minimising the energy demand and lowering carbon emissions.
Rhyl based construction firm, NWPS Construction LTD, will be delivering the construction work, utilising their extensive expertise in delivering construction projects across North Wales for over 20 years. These homes will be built to high energy efficiency standards with a timber framed structure and high levels of insulation, providing efficient low carbon homes. This will ensure the minimum amount of energy is needed to keep the homes warm, reducing energy costs, whilst providing a much greener and cleaner way of living.
Brian Madden, Construction Manager at NWPS said:
“NWPS looks forward to working closely again with ClwydAlyn to deliver this project on time, within budget and maintaining our high quality build that ClwydAlyn expects.
“We’re also pleased to be working within the community where we are based, to be able to offer job security to numerous local trade persons and suppliers and to give much needed affordable housing for the local area”
“I would like to thank everyone who has worked hard to move this fantastic housing project forward.”
This scheme is part of ClwydAlyn’s development programme to deliver further 1500 new homes in North Wales by 2025 at an investment of £250m bringing the total number of homes in management to over 7,500.