Leaseholders Update: Long-term services agreement

Published on: In the categories:Leaseholders

During 2023, we intend to enter into a long-term agreement with service providers under a long-term contract. A qualifying long-term agreement is a contract entered into by the landlord for a period of more than 12 months. Once an agreement is in place, if any repairs or works are required to your block that falls […]

Reducing our impact on the planet 

Published on: In the categories:General, Sustainability

We recently finished calculating our carbon footprint, which tells us how much carbon we use as an organisation in a year. This helps to give us an idea of the impact we’re having on the planet.  Our total carbon usage for 2022-23 is 33,938 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (tCO2e), which is a decrease of […]

eCymru is here!

Published on: In the categories:Communities, General

eCymru, a housing portal created through a collaborative effort between various partners and tenants, officially launched its platform in March and we’re pleased to announce that you can now sign up as a Valleys to Coast tenant. eCymru is designed to be the bridge to events, engagement, and e-learning for tenants, with the goal of […]

Oldcastle Primary School makes history by burying a time capsule in Bridgend

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With the help of Oldcastle Primary School and Hale Construction, our colleagues made history earlier this week in Bridgend. To mark the completion of the final phase of our new housing development in Brocastle, we decided to do something special. Together with pupils from Oldcastle Primary School, we buried a time capsule at the entrance […]

#GrowingforGold is back! Enter our gardening competition now

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Our gardening competition is back for another year! This Spring and Summer, we’re partnering once more with ASW Property Services to recognise and reward the fantastic gardening efforts of our customers in Bridgend.  We want to celebrate the positive impact that beautiful gardens, public spaces, and greenery have on our communities. You can enter the […]

New homes for sale at 70% of their market value

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We are part of an exciting scheme that allows us to offer low-cost homes available to purchase at 70% of their market value.  We have properties available on our Parc Derwen site in Coity, Bridgend, built by sought-after developer, Persimmon Homes, and we are looking for potential buyers. To buy these homes you must be: […]

The way you pay for your water has changed

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Since 2008, Valleys to Coast has collected the water and sewerage charges for your home on behalf of Welsh Water. This has changed as of 1 April 2023. What has changed? From 1 April 2023, you will pay your water and sewerage charges directly to Welsh Water.  What will happen to the balance on my […]

Our response to mould, dampness and condensation

Published on: In the categories:General, Home Safety Advice

No doubt you’ll be aware of the national focus on the issue of mould, condensation and dampness following the tragic death of Awaab Ishak, the two-year-old from Oldham who died as a result of prolonged exposure to mould in his home. Quite rightly, there is additional scrutiny on landlords, including social landlords like us, to […]

Image of condensation. Water droplets on the inside of a window frame

Helping you keep your home safe and warm

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We’re partnering with Warm Wales to help ensure that our customers’ homes are safe and warm this winter. Warm Wales, Wales’ first community interest company, work to alleviate fuel poverty in Wales and the South West through community projects and partnership working. We’re delighted to confirm that we have been allocated a dedicated energy advice […]

Valleys to Coast wins national award for small housing development with a big impact

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We are proud to reveal that we have won a top national award for innovation. Our Ffordd yr Eglwys development won the ‘delivering innovation’ category at the recent Ystadau Cymru awards run by Welsh Government. The four home development in North Cornelly was the first to be built by a social housing developer using a […]

Artist impression of Ffordd yr Eglwys development