Samlet Road development recognised in Constructing Excellence Awards

Published on 16 April 2024

Computer generated image of the new homes on Samlet Road

Our Samlet Road development in Swansea, which is being delivered in partnership with Castell Group and housing association Caredig, has been shortlisted for the Project of the Year Award at the Constructing Excellence in Wales (CEW) awards.

Transforming a former site of a car dealership, the Samlet Road development will comprise 35 high quality, EPC-A rated social homes. The scheme includes a mix of one and two bed apartments, and two and three bedroom houses therefore catering to a variety of local housing need.

Development and design of each of the homes is to a high standard and specification, with sustainable features to reduce energy costs for tenants.

Mike Doolan, Sales and Partnership Manager at LoCaL Homes said: “I know I speak for everyone at LoCaL Homes when I say what a privilege it is to be working with Castell and Caredig to deliver 35 new, social homes in Swansea.

“This project stands out as a prime example of innovative construction and sustainable development. By utilising our timber frames at Samlet Road, which are manufactured in our award-winning factory, we are helping to streamline the construction process and also minimise environmental impact. Future occupants of the new homes will feel the benefit of reduced fuel bills.

“It is wonderful to be recognised by our peers in the CEW awards and further demonstrates how LoCaL Homes is becoming a supplier of choice for homebuilders seeking to use Modern Methods of Construction.”

Judges for the CEW Awards 2024 received a written entry for the Samlet Road development for the Project of the Year and it is now up to the delivery partners on the scheme to make their pitch for the top prize.

On Tuesday 16 April representatives from LoCaL Homes and Castell Group will give a presentation about the Samlet Development which will account for 50 per cent of the total marks which can be awarded. The presenters will then be put through their paces by the award judges with a question-and-answer session immediately following the presentation.

The winners in each category of the CEW awards will be announced at a special ceremony on Friday 14 June at the Celtic Manor Resort, Newport.

Find out more about the finalists for the CEW awards here.

Good luck!