Alun Cairns MP & Local Ward Councillors Vincent Bailey & Leighton Rowlands are pleased that the revamp of the externals work have now been completed. Starting in late 2017 the whole project will see £2.6 million invested in Buttrills Estate as part of the £92 million the Vale of Glamorgan Council is investing in councils housing stock to reach the Welsh Housing Quality Standard. The block, which was once associated with a high number of antisocial behaviour complaints and incidents of criminal activity.has seen work to installing new kitchens, upgrading bathrooms, replacing heating systems, replacing roofs and installing external wall insulation and completing external repairs, rending and painting.
The Vale MP said, “The transformation of Awbery House is amazing and full credit to Cllrs Rowlands and Bailey for pursuing this. It is a great example of the local council’s ambition to regenerate the area.
He added, “Of course, this is just the start and I look forward to the rest of the work being completed for those who are living on the Buttrills Estate. We will continue to support them on a joint basis.”
Cllr Rowlands said “I’m pleased that the external works have now been completed and I look forward to the next stages of the revamp of the Buttrills Estate, like a the community area inside and outside and a new play park for the children and I would like to get the community involved in making though decisions.”
Cllr Bailey commented “It’s great that the Conservative run Council has fulfilled their obligation under the Welsh Housing Quality Standard well before 2020 deadline and people residents in need of social housing will enjoy a better standard of living”