Project Overview


Client: Pennaf Housing
Contract: JCT Design & Build 2011
Estimated Value: £8.4M
Completed: September 2018

Information


The Hafan Cefni development is an Extra Care Facility for The Pennaf Housing Group, providing 63 self-contained apartments, 15 of which are specially dedicated to Dementia care. This new facility will provide an end to end independent living and care solution in Llangefni.

In addition to the 63 apartments, the building contains a café, restaurant, communal lounge area, hairdressing salon, buggy storage, guest bedrooms, staff offices, landscaped gardens and car park. The innovative design of this building encompasses a secure garden area exclusively for residents within the Dementia Care apartments, to enjoy leisurely walks with their friends and families

The construction programme included asbestos removal and demolition of the existing derelict school building, Ysgol Y Bont, services drainage and hard and soft landscaping along with driven concrete piling and ground beams. The structure of the building consists of a mixture of traditional masonry construction and steel frame with block & beam flooring. The external façade is facing brick and blockwork, with aluminium cladding.

The site is situated in close proximity to Coleg Menai Llangefni campus, home to the Construction Skills Centre. We have worked in partnership with the college to offer work experience placements on the Hafan Cefni site for students currently studying construction courses.

Through our partnership with The Pennaf Housing Group, we have facilitated six apprentices learning their trades at the development.

Overall this development has hosted 6 students for work experience, accumulating to 95 hours completed on-site, £3822 invested into the community via in-kind cash donations and facilitating community projects amongst other initiatives and 6 apprentices worked on this site.

Jeff Williams, Development Officer for The Pennaf Group, said:

“It’s great that we have so many apprentices here because it’s important that we can show the Welsh Government that we are providing local apprenticeships and using locally-sourced labour and supply chains. It’s all about spending the Welsh pound in such a way as to benefit the economy here on Anglesey, in North West Wales and across North Wales and at Pennaf we are committed to working with partners like Anwyl Construction to create opportunities for apprenticeships and work experience.”

Our Project Manager on site, Andy Adamson has commented:

“We have had apprentices and trainees working here throughout the contract and covering virtually all the building trades. I began with Anwyl as an apprentice myself and they have always encouraged staff to take responsibility and do courses so there is a clear career path for someone young coming into the industry and the opportunity to develop a career.”

In addition to the 63 apartments, the building contains a café, restaurant, communal lounge area, hairdressing salon, buggy storage, guest bedrooms, staff offices, landscaped gardens and car park. The innovative design of this building encompasses a secure garden area exclusively for residents within the Dementia Care apartments, to enjoy leisurely walks with their friends and families

The construction programme included asbestos removal and demolition of the existing derelict school building, Ysgol Y Bont, services drainage and hard and soft landscaping along with driven concrete piling and ground beams. The structure of the building consists of a mixture of traditional masonry construction and steel frame with block & beam flooring. The external façade is facing brick and blockwork, with aluminium cladding.

The site is situated in close proximity to Coleg Menai Llangefni campus, home to the Construction Skills Centre. We have worked in partnership with the college to offer work experience placements on the Hafan Cefni site for students currently studying construction courses.

Through our partnership with The Pennaf Housing Group, we have facilitated six apprentices learning their trades at the development.

Overall this development has hosted 6 students for work experience, accumulating to 95 hours completed on-site, £3822 invested into the community via in-kind cash donations and facilitating community projects amongst other initiatives and 6 apprentices worked on this site.

Jeff Williams, Development Officer for The Pennaf Group, said:

“It’s great that we have so many apprentices here because it’s important that we can show the Welsh Government that we are providing local apprenticeships and using locally-sourced labour and supply chains. It’s all about spending the Welsh pound in such a way as to benefit the economy here on Anglesey, in North West Wales and across North Wales and at Pennaf we are committed to working with partners like Anwyl Construction to create opportunities for apprenticeships and work experience.”

Our Project Manager on site, Andy Adamson has commented:

“We have had apprentices and trainees working here throughout the contract and covering virtually all the building trades. I began with Anwyl as an apprentice myself and they have always encouraged staff to take responsibility and do courses so there is a clear career path for someone young coming into the industry and the opportunity to develop a career.”



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