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11 April 2024 | Firm News | Article by Caroline O'Flaherty

Successful acquisition facilitates United Welsh’s vision for affordable housing in Caerphilly

We’re pleased to have advised our client United Welsh Housing Association on the multimillion-pound acquisition of the former Windsor Collier site in Caerphilly.

United Welsh completed the purchase from Caerphilly County Borough Council, marking a signification step forward in bringing new and affordable housing to the area.

Leading the deal, Commercial Property Partner Caroline O’Flaherty said:

“Aimee Srdic, Clare Folland-Nickels and I were thrilled to have played a pivotal role in this exciting move for United Welsh, the result of which will deliver much-needed affordable housing in the Caerphilly area.  The transaction was very much a team effort over several years so we’re delighted to bring this acquisition to a successful completion for all parties involved.”

Peter Seaborne, Development Manager for United Welsh said:

“We are extremely pleased to have secured the acquisition of the land at the former Windsor Colliery site.  We have been progressing this regeneration scheme for several years, so delighted to be able to move forward with this flagship development.

“We have worked closely with Hugh James and the established project team in partnership with Caerphilly County Borough Council, Welsh Government, and the Cardiff Capital Region funding team to develop this scheme which will deliver 152 properties through a range of tenures for much needed housing in the area.”

Author bio

Caroline O’Flaherty


As a Partner in the Commercial Property team, Caroline O’Flaherty, specialises in acquisitions, disposals, property development and finance. Working across a variety of sectors, from office, retail, and industrial to leisure, Caroline has particular expertise in property portfolio management and leasing work.

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