Posted 16.11.2021

Innovative housing project scoops ‘Regeneration Award’ at the Constructing Excellence in Wales (CEW) ceremony

The urban regeneration project, The Goodsheds and Junction House in Barry, has landed a prestigious construction award in recognition of its regeneration development.

An award-winning collaborative project involving the Vale of Glamorgan Council, DS Properties Limited, Newydd Housings Association and Welsh Government has transformed a former railway storage building into a variety of commercial spaces and accommodation.

The development is made up of a shipping container village of office facilities, retail units, restaurants and a coffee shops alongside an apartment complex.

Victoria Bolton, Head of Development Said: ““To be recognised at these prestigious awards is a fantastic conclusion to this project and is a testament to our successful partnership”

“Providing high quality and affordable homes within a community where people can socialise, work and live are the essential ingredients in any successful regeneration project."

The Goodsheds development came out on top recently at the Ystadau Cymru Awards in the Creating Economic Growth and overall ‘winner of winners’, recognising it as the best project across all categories.

Vale Council leader, Cllr Neil Moore commented on the Ystadau Cymru Awards win:

“The Goodsheds is a hugely exciting and imaginative urban regeneration project and I’m delighted it has been celebrated in this way."

 “The Goodsheds project is a great example of collaboration between the public and private sectors, brought about by developer DS Properties, the Vale of Glamorgan Council, Welsh Government and Newydd Housing Association."

“It is a fantastic development that has breathed new life into an important and historic local building and created much needed jobs, homes and leisure facilities for the benefit of Barry and beyond."

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