Project: Library Close, Rhydyfelin
Client name: Trivallis
Client overview: Trivallis, formerly RCT Homes, is one of the largest housing associations in Wales.
Brief description of the scheme: The project involved the demolition of the former library and concrete bases of former sheltered accommodation buildings, to make way for the construction of 32 flats with sheltered accommodation, ancillary spaces, commercial space and kitchens and a new ground floor, Local Authority operated, library integrated into the space.
Jehu appointed a dedicated Community Co-ordinator to work with the client in delivering a full community engagement programme for the duration of the project, ensuring tha thte community benefitted from the project. The internal finishes will comply with the RNIB Visibly Better Standard ensuring people with visual impairment can maximise their independence.