Contractor for new Penyrheol social housing appointed
Social housing provider Pobl Group has appointed Neath-based developer Hale Homes to build 44 new properties in Penyrheol, Gorseinon.
Pobl say the new homes will provide much needed social housing for the local area, as well as a new as well as a new substantial public open green/play space.
The development, at Pencefnarda Farm will comprise of 44 new homes in total, consisting of six one-bed flats, 18 two-bedroom houses, 18 three-bedroom houses and 2 four-bedroom houses.
Pobl say that in keeping with their commitment to placemaking, the site will feature many aspects to enhance the local environment. The new play space focuses on the natural surroundings, incorporating equipment such as an inclusive swing, double slide, wooden play equipment and boulders to create an inviting multi-level experience for all users.
Rain gardens will be created alongside the main road route of the site, with associated tree planting, creating a pleasant green streetscape for residents. Planting at the front of plots will include low maintenance species known to be of benefit for pollinators.
Claire Tristham, Director of Development – West at Pobl Group said: “We’re delighted to be working with Hale Construction on this exciting new development, and supporting the local supply chain.
“This development is an example of Pobl’s commitment to building affordable homes and creating great places where people want to live, and we look forward to welcoming new residents to the completed homes next year.”
David Harrhy, Managing Director at Hale Construction said: “After the delivery of many successful projects together, we’re pleased to be collaborating with POBL Group again, to deliver 44 new homes at Pencefnarda.
“The project provides a fantastic opportunity to deliver in excess of 550 weeks of locally sourced Targeted Recruitment and Training opportunities, enhancing the local economy.”
Lead image: Artist’s impression of Pencefnarda Farm development (Image: Pobl / Geraint John Planning)
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