Cwrt Yr Afon (The Rhiw)
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Cwrt Ty Afon is Coastal's first scheme in Bridgend town centre, an ambitious, mixed-use site supported by the Welsh Assembly Government and delivered in partnership with Bridgend County Borough Council.
 
The scheme is on the site of a former multi-storey car park, which was demolished in 2016. A replacement car park for over 240 cars was completed on part of the site in November 2016 and is now operated by the council.
 
Coastal's part of the scheme will deliver 28 apartments for affordabe rent, right in the town centre with good access to all amenities, including the town's main rail and bus stations. All apartments have two bedrooms with the option of secure car parking should residents wish to make use of the facility.
 
The scheme also includes a large commercial space for lease, featuring a verandah overlooking the river Ogmore.
The scheme will be complete in summer 2017.
 
 
 
Urban Quarter
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The Urban Quarter is the next step in Coastal's ambitions regeneration of the High Street, following on from the hugely successful Urban Village. The scheme will be completed in two phases.
 
The first phase, to complete in June 2017, will include 27 apartments for city centre living as well as three new commercial units for small businesses. The scheme will also feature a reconstruction of the facade of the Bush hotel, lost to dilapidation in 2013.
 
The second phase will front onto the Strand, and feature another 30 apartments. This will add life and surveillance to the street, helping it to feel more like a street and not simply a thoroughfare. This phase will complete by Christmas 2017.
 
Both phases will be linked by attractive green space for use by residents.

  

 

 

Leonard Charles

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This scheme will create 32 one and two bedroom apartments by in a refurbished Leonard Charles Superstore. The department store closed its doors for the last time in 2013 and the building was bought by Coastal for conversion into housing.

The scheme retains a large commercial space on the ground floor with flats created above. Two new floors have been added to the building to increase capacity, with south-facing flats on these floors enjoying fine views over Swansea bay.

The scheme was supported by a Welsh Government grant specifically intended to provide more smaller homes in order to assist people affected by the spare room subsidy removal or 'bedroom tax'.
 
 
 

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Green Park

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This development replaces a small, local authority owned industrial estate on the main road into Port Talbot. The old buildings had outlived their useful purpose and their asbestos-cement cladding had become hazardous.

The scheme is constructed on the site of the former Afan Tinplate Works in Aberavon. A great deal of archaeology was uncovered and recorded prior to its construction.
35 new homes were constructed, ranging from one bedroom flats to two bedroom bungalows to three bedroom houses. The development was supported by social housing grant from the Welsh Government, as well as funding from their Vibrant and Viable Places programme which was allocated from Neath Port Talbot Council's allocation. The flats on the site were funded by a new funding stream from Welsh Government which was aimed specifically at providing smaller homes for people affected by the 'bedroom tax'.

The site is named after a local soldier who died in the First World War and who became the only recipient of the Victoria Cross to hail from the town.

 

 

 

 Sketty School

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This site was left empty following the relocation of Sketty's primary school to new premises, leaving behind the Victorian buildings which had suffered over time.
The scheme was constructed by Jehu Project Services and the design was meant to reference the site's history as a school whilst providing a sheltered courtyard surrounded by 43 new flats.
The scheme won Swansea's Local Authority Building Control awards and subsequent Welsh LABC awards. It is now going to compete at the UK-wide awards in London.