Flintshire County Council’s Community and Enterprise Overview and Scrutiny
Committee will receive an update of the progress of the Strategic Housing and
Regeneration Programme (SHARP), when it meets later this month.
The report aims to provide details on the individual schemes being undertaken
or being considered as part of the programme. The programme is being delivered
in phases known as ‘batches’.
Batch one consists of Custom House in Connah’s Quay where 12 new Council homes
were completed last year. The construction of a further 92 new homes at the
Walks in Flint is progressing well
Batch 2 will deliver 49 new Council properties at:
· Red Hall, Connah’s Quay (completed in October this year);
· Former garage sites at Maes y Meillion and Heol Y Goron, Leeswood which are
both scheduled to be completed in early 2018;
· Ysgol Delyn, Mold will be completed in March 2018;
· Dairy Site, Connah’s Quay is planned to start on site in January 2018;
· Former Melrose Centre, Aston is scheduled to start on site in December 2017.
The third batch consists of the following potential sites at various stages of
development, and it will deliver a mix of Council, affordable and shared equity
· Maes Gwern, Mold (planning application approved);
· Ffordd Hiraethog and Ffordd Pandarus, Mostyn;
· Llys Dewi, Penyffordd (Holywell);
· Borough Grove, Flint;
· Former Council Depot, Dobshill;
· Nant y Gro, Gronant;
· Former Canton Depot, Bagillt;
· Llys Alun, Rhydymwyn;
· Land at Sealand Avenue, Garden City.
These sites could deliver a further 233 properties. This will bring the total
number of properties to 386 so far.
Flintshire County Council’s Cabinet Member for Housing, Councillor Bernie
“I am pleased at the progress that continues to be made in the delivery of
SHARP. As the demand for social and affordable housing in all our communities
continues to grow, we must maintain the momentum in our ambitious plans to
address that demand. We are continuing to press Welsh Government to increase
Flintshire’s borrowing cap so that we are able to build more to meet local
“These new sites are at the heart of our local communities and will potentially
provide further high quality housing, help sustain those communities and create