Working with North Wales Housing on £3.8m plans for affordable homes in Conwy

We have drawn up plans with North Wales Housing to develop new affordable homes to the highest energy efficiency standards in a joint venture to meet local housing need in Conwy. 

We are working in partnership with North Wales Housing for the first time on the proposed Penrhyn Bay development and we are asking local residents to submit any questions about the scheme ahead of a virtual webinar with ourselves and North Wales Housing, to see the plans and talk through the proposals, at 7pm on December 9th. 

The Plas Penrhyn scheme includes eight 3-bed and eight 2-bed houses, four 2-bed bungalows and one 2-bed bungalow with wheelchair access, all with designated parking. 

The new affordable homes, including homes for social rent, would be constructed using environmentally friendly solar panels, mechanical ventilation and heat recovery systems, as well as to the highest zero carbon Passivhaus standard, which minimises heat loss, typically reducing heating costs for residents by more than 75%.  

Proposals for Plas Penrhyn include a community garden where residents can grow their own food and a communal friendly bench where residents can meet, helping to tackle any issues of social isolation and loneliness. 

The partnership have submitted a successful application to access funding from the Welsh Government’s Innovative Housing Programme, which aims to increase the supply of affordable housing across Wales, as well as receiving social housing grant for the Penrhyn Bay scheme. 

Daniel Parry, our  Development Director, said: “We are pleased to be working in partnership with North Wales Housing, working together to meet local housing need and to respond to the national housing crisis. 

“At Adra, we are open for business and hungry to develop innovative new partnerships and joint ventures which will help us to scale-up our development capabilities and collectively provide the new low carbon, well designed, quality homes our customers need.” 

Chris Wells, North Wales Housing’s Development Manager, added: “We’re extremely pleased to be working with Adra on this great opportunity for affordable housing in Penrhyn Bay, expanding on our housing offering in Conwy.”

Councillor Charlie McCoubrey, Cabinet Member for Housing and Regulatory for Conwy County Borough Council, said: “We would urge local residents to submit any questions which will be discussed during the virtual webinar with the developers. Adra and North Wales Housing’s commitment to deliver new energy efficient, affordable homes is in line with the Welsh Government’s drive to provide sustainable low-carbon homes across Wales by 2030.” 

To submit questions for the webinar and for more information about proposals for the new homes in Penrhyn Bay please email: