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Completed developments

Ty Caradog, Aberdare

Ty Caradog was the former The Black Lion building in Aberdare that incorporates retail space on the ground floor with apartments created above.

Completion date: Spring 2021

Homes: 11 affordable homes, made up of 10- one bedroom and one- two bedroom flats.

Funding: The development was delivered using Social Housing Grant in partnership with RCTCBC and Welsh Government.

Partners: TED’s Developments, RCT Council and Welsh Government.

Appletree Avenue, Dinas

Appletree Avenue was previously occupied by two large blocks of maisonettes that weren’t considered to be fit for purpose any longer and were demolished back in 2015 to make way for this new development, bringing 14 new affordable homes to Dinas.

Completion date: Winter 2020

Homes: 14 affordable homes, made up of one- and two- bedroom flats.

Funding: The development is a £1.4million investment in the area, funded by the Welsh Government Social Housing Grant. The new homes meet Welsh Government Design Quality Requirements and Lifetime Homes Standards; a series of sixteen design criteria intended to make homes more easily adaptable for lifetime use at minimal cost.

Partners: WRW Construction, RCT Council and Welsh Government.

Forge Lane, Pentre

The Forge Lane development has utilised a brownfield site and is part of a wider investment being made by Trivallis, in the area of Pentre. This project is the first of its kind for Trivallis, which has worked with Rhondda Cynon Taf Council, local contractors and community members to identify where and what its teams should be building and redeveloping.

Completion date: Winter 2020

Homes: 8 new one – bedroom apartments.

Funding: Through a package deal with local developers, Weston Contractors, and thanks to a Social Housing Grant Funding from Welsh Government, this development is part of the £2million investment being made to Pentre.

Partners: Weston Contractors, RCT Council and Welsh Government.

Crown Avenue, Pentre

The Crown Avenue development was once Trivallis’ Crown Avenue sheltered scheme but was decommissioned years ago as it was not fit for purpose. The re-development of the building will now provide much-needed independent living for adults with learning disabilities, jointly managed by RCT Council, Trivallis and Catrefi Cymru to provide care and support.

Completion date: Winter 2020

Homes: 12 one-bedroom flats, along with an adapted shower room and bathroom, a visitor flat, and a communal kitchen and lounge.

Funding: Welsh Government’s Integrated Care Fund grant and support from our partners has re-developed this building as part of the £1.5m Crown Avenue investment.

Partners: RCT Council, R&M Williams, Catrefi Cymru and Welsh Government.

Edward Street, Abercynon

These homes located in Abercynon were off the shelf purchases made by Trivallis.

Completion date: October 2020

Homes: 2 three-bedroom houses.

Y Gyfnewidfa, Aberdare

Y Gyfnewidfa was the former Exchange building in Aberdare town centre, that has been refurbished to provide 7 new homes for affordable rent, with good access to all amenities.

Completion date: February 2020

Homes: 7 affordable homes, made up of one- and two- bedroom flats.

Funding: Social Housing Grant from Welsh Government.

Partners: TEDs Developments, RCT Council and Welsh Government.

Cwrt Yr Esgid, Aberdare

This is Trivallis’ first development in the heart of Aberdare Town centre, bringing a previously derelict building back into use. This is a Grade II-listed building formerly known as the ‘Boot Hotel’.

Completion date: Summer 2019

Homes: 12 affordable homes, made up of one- and two- bedroom apartments.

Funding: Social Housing Grant from Welsh Government, which was distributed from Rhondda Cynon Taf’s allocation. The scheme meets all Welsh Government requirements as well as the design criteria including; Development Quality Requirements, Secured by Design and Lifetime Homes. This will ensure that the properties are able to be adapted and modified to fit the needs of our customers if and when their circumstances may change.

Partners: TEDs Development, RPA Ltd, Tony King Architects, Vale Consultancy, WYG Group and RCT Council.

54-55 Taff Street, Pontypridd

This is the second of our housing developments in Pontypridd town centre and has a large commercial space on the ground floor which has been retained by the developer.

Completion date: Spring 2018

Homes: Six, affordable one bedroom apartments.

Funding: Welsh Government and Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council’s Homes Above Retail Premises Vibrant and Viable Places programme.

Partners: Edwards Investments, Tony King Architects, Vale Consulting Civil and Structural Engineers and Strongs Partnership.

Library Court, Rhydyfelin

This development at Library Court comprises of a sheltered housing scheme, the new Rhydyfelin Library and a large commercial space on the ground floor.

Completion date: Officially opened by Rebecca Evans AM, the former Minister for Housing and Regeneration.

Homes: 32 affordable one and two bedroom apartments. The development also includes a range of fully accessible communal facilities including a wellbeing room, a laundry, a communal lounge and a rooftop terrace.

Funding: Self funded by Trivallis

Partners: Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough CouncilJehu Project Services, Tony King Architects , Austin Partnership Consulting Engineers and Strongs Partnership.

The development meets RNIB Cymru’s Visibly Better Gold standards and won a gold award at the Considerate Constructors Scheme 2018 National Site Awards.

Trem-y-Cwm, Beddau

This is the first new build sheltered housing scheme delivered by Trivallis and replaced the previous scheme that occupied the site

Completion date: September 2017, the scheme was officially opened by Owen Smith MP for Pontypridd

Homes: 32 affordable one and two bedroom apartments. The development also includes a range of fully accesible communal facilities including a wellbeing room, a laundry, a communal lounge, a rooftop terrace and landscaped gardens.

Funding: Self funded by Trivallis

Partners: Morganstone, Le Trucco architects, Austin Partnership, Strongs Partnership and Just Imagine Interiors. The development meets RNIB Cymru’s Visibly Better Platinum standards.

Catherine Crescent, Cymmer

Homes built on the former site of a mine manager’s home in Cymmer, Porth.

Completion date: Spring 2017

Homes: Eight, affordable, one and two bedroom flats

Funding: Partially funded by a Social Housing Grant from Welsh Government, allocated via Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council

Partners: The development was delivered by P&P Builders who worked alongside architects Stride Treglown and Le Trucco, engineers HLN Group and employer’s agents Strongs Partnership.

56-58 Taff Street, Pontypridd

This development is Trivallis’ first scheme in Pontypridd town centre, working in partnership with developer Edwards Investments.

Homes: 12 affordable one and two bedroom apartments with good access to all amenities, including the town’s main rail and bus stations. The retail unit on the ground floor has been retained by the developer and is occupied by a high street clothing store.

Funding : Supported by Welsh Government and Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council receiving funding from their Vibrant and Viable Places programme.

Partners: Edwards Investments, Tony King Architects, Vale Consulting Civil and Structural Engineers and Strongs Partnership.

Springfield Court, Church Village

This is Trivallis’ first development scheme, constructed on the site of three blocks of maisonettes, which were demolished in 2014.

Completion date: Autumn 2016

Homes: 40 affordable homes, ranging from one bedroom walk-up flats to a 5 bedroom adapted property.

Funding: Social Housing Grant and the Smaller Properties programme from Welsh Government, which was distributed from Rhondda Cynon Taf’s allocation. The scheme meets all Welsh Government requirements as well as the design criteria including; Development Quality Requirements, Secured by Design and Lifetime Homes.

Partners: Jehu Project Services, Tony King Architects, Austin Partnership Consulting Engineers and Strongs Partnership.

The project won a bronze award at the Considerate Constructors Scheme 2017 National Site Awards and was highly commended in the community benefit category at the 2017 RICS Wales Awards.