Apprenticeships and the Value of Workplace Education

This week is National Apprenticeship week 2017. This brings together both workers and employers to celebrate 10 years of successful apprenticeships.  For many industries, becoming an apprentice is a cost effective and excellent way to kick start a career.   What is an Apprentice? An apprentice is someone undertaking a work placement that gives the opportunity […]

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Shortage in Social Housing – The UK Housing Crisis

What is Social Housing Construction and is there a shortage of Social Housing in the UK? Social Housing is affordable and intermediate housing for people on low incomes or with particular needs, provided by the Government or not-for-profit organisations (see the UK Governments definition of social and affordable housing here). Social housing could be helpful to […]

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Looking to the year ahead in Construction

2017 holds a busy year for the Construction Division; due to the growing demand for Extra-Care Housing Services, Anwyl have secured 3 contracts to deliver Extra-Care Accommodation. These have all commenced on sites in Porthmadog, Flint and Llangefni and are due for completion from the end of the year up to May 2018. We anticipate […]

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The Decline in Building Contractors – Why there is a shortage in the Construction Sector UK

The construction sector is a major contributor to the UK economy. According to the Office of National Statistics, the construction industry contributed £103bn to the UK economy in 2014. Approximately 10% of UK employees work in the construction industry. However, an ageing workforce combined with competitive salaries from other fields has seen a decline in […]

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Taking a look back at success in 2016

Following our Head Office move to St Davids’ Park, Ewloe in February, we had an extremely exciting year of development at the Anwyl Group. We began our new strategic land promotion business: Anwyl Land – operating to help Landowners gain planning consent and maximise their Land value throughout England. Headed up by Phil Dolan and […]

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Anwyl Build Wales & West Housing’s 3000th Home

Wales & West Housing (WWH) has celebrated its commitment to provide affordable housing across North Wales by building its 3000th home at Tir Glas, Greenfield.  Over the last year, together with Welsh Government, local councils, funders and contracting partners, WWH has continued to help prevent homelessness, understand housing need and provide new much needed homes, […]

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