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9th Aug 2016

This month work will begin on the old Pontymoile Primary School site (closed down in 2014) to develop 39 new homes. Twenty-eight of them will be  available for rent and 11 of them be offered for sale through Torfaen’s low cost home ownership scheme Help2Own.

Sennybridge Ltd our contractor have teamed up with our That Works Training Academy to help create four full-time jobs and six work placements at the site as we want to make sure the construction will also help unemployed residents with paid work or on-the-job experience throughout the 18-month project.

Last year (2015/16) 75 out of 128 people who completed a job training course with Bron Afon went on to find a paid job.

Rob Panou, Development Manager and Ian Simpson, Director of Community Housing with the keys at the Pontymoil site.

Rob Panou, development manager, and Ian Simpson, director of community housing, with the keys at the Pontymoile site.