Published: 12th Oct 2020

The Welsh Government has announced a new £23m integrated health and wellbeing village will be built in Bridgend. The 4.6 acre project will provide 59 affordable homes, including six supported homes for those who have physical as well as learning disabilities and 10 flats to help people transition from care or supported accommodation. The new development will connect to the Bridgend Life Centre which incorporates a library, community café, wellness service, sports and recreational facilities including provision of a GP exercise referral service linked to Newbridge Fields. The new village will be built on the site of former council offices and a magistrates court, and help towards to the continued regeneration of Bridgend itself. The project is receiving £10.7m from the NHS Wales Capital Programme, £6.6m from Social Housing Grant and the Housing Finance Grant, £480,000 from the Integrated Care Fund capital programme and £315,000 Transforming Towns’ Green Infrastructure Funding, … (To read the full article, subscribe below)