NEW Homes in Northop Hall
Flintshire County Council’s property management company, North East Wales (NEW)
Homes, recently took possession of a further three brand new homes to help
boost the number of affordable houses for rent in the County.
The new homes are on the new Anwyl housing development in Northop Hall.
Designed to respond to the challenges experienced by residents in accessing
affordable housing, NEW Homes (North East Wales Homes) was set up by the
Council to increase the housing options available to local residents. It offers
tailored housing management services which are designed to increase the
quantity and quality of affordable housing across the county.
These properties have been transferred to NEW Homes as part of the developers’
affordable housing obligations on private developments. This ensures that new
developments meet the affordable housing need for local people in the local
New tenants were delighted to be able to move in on the same day that the homes
were handed over to NEW Homes.
Flintshire County Council’s Deputy Leader and Chairman of the NEW Homes Board,
Councillor Bernie Attridge, who has visited many of the new tenants to welcome
them to their new homes, said:
“NEW Homes has been set up specifically to meet the affordable housing need
within local communities and gifting of these properties as part of the
developer’s planning permission helps to achieve this. I’m proud to welcome
new tenants into their new homes and it is rewarding to see families making a
new start in their lives.”
Mathew Anwyl, Housing Managing Director at Anwyl Homes, says: “We are proud to
be part of NEW Homes’ affordable housing campaign in Flintshire through the
provision of three affordable units in Northop Hall. Delivering high quality,
new build affordable housing for the benefit of the local community is
important and we are pleased that NEW Homes has already welcomed their first
CAPTION: Councillor Tony Sharps, local councillor for Northop Hall, presenting
a happy tenant with a bouquet of flowers to welcome her to her new home