We have completed the construction of eight semi-detached homes in partnership with Wernick Buildings.

The modular units, which had appliances such as heating and electrics pre-fitted in their factory in Kenfig Hill and later delivered to site were ready for families to move in this week.

The method has been designed to reduce the time spent on a site and also the need for multiple trades commuting on a daily basis, reducing costs, environmental impact and also disruption to the neighbouring community.

Funding for these homes was made available through Welsh Government’s Innovative Housing Programme which aims to help inform the Welsh Government, Housing Associations and Local Authorities about the type of homes it should support in the future.

The project will contribute to the 20,000 affordable homes target set by Welsh Government.

Julie James, Welsh Housing Minister said: “Our £90m Innovative Housing Programme is a test bed for innovation in housing, and demonstrates our ambition to provide more, better quality homes for people while creating jobs and training opportunities in their communities too.”

Darrin Davies, Director of Development and Asset Investment at Valleys to Coast added: “Putting customers at the heart is key to what we do and building desirable homes where energy bills are low and are energy efficient is what we believe will be best for the future. We hope customers can benefit from these additional benefits and live in a home where they feel happy and safe.”

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