Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Registered Social Landlord
  • Year established:
    2008
  • Website:
    https://cartreficonwy.org/
  • Contact
    • Morfa Gele, Cae Eithin, North Wales Business Park, Abergele, CONWY, LL22 8LJ

About Cartrefi Conwy

Cartrefi Conwy are an independent not-for-profit registered social landlord. They build and maintain good quality affordable housing and provide support services to enable people who may need help to live an independent life in their own home.

They were formed as a result of the transfer of around 3,800 homes from Conwy County Borough Council in 2008.

Since the transferred homes have been under Cartrefi Conwy’s ownership and management, they have invested in the refurbishment of the homes to bring them up to the Welsh Housing Quality Standard.

Alongside this, they have also started an ambitious development programme to provide quality, affordable homes across the county of Conwy. This includes a commitment to building more than 250 new homes in the coming years.

Andrew Bowden is Cartrefi Conwy’s first Group Chief Executive, following a large scale stock transfer from Conwy Council in 2008 - the first of such voluntary transfers in North Wales.


What is it like to work for Cartrefi Conwy

My Manager
My Manager
The performance development review process encourages ongoing and constant dialogue between the manager and their line manager. There is a performance-related pay scheme for senior managers that is set against objectives in the performance development review.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
The organisation supports employee development by asking staff to send in a ‘Personal Development Grant’ application requesting training and development in anything they like, as long as it can be brought back into the business.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
In 2016, the organisation identified a need to improve the health and wellbeing of older, rural residents by engaging them in the arts. To assist in this, they sponsored a specialist in dance and movement for older people, a voice and coach specialist, and a visual artist to help form a community choir.

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Benefits:

  • Women
    Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Gym
    Gym

    Companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary, non-contributory pension scheme or one in which the employer puts in at least three times

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    50% of employees with more than 5 years' service

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Development
    Development

    Non work related training supported

Company Statistics

  • Earning £35,000+:

    14%

  • Staff:

    170

  • UK sites:

    4

  • Average Age:

    45

  • Male : Female:

    47% / 53%

  • Staff Turnover:

    8%

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