Commercial Members A-Z

A brief description of our current Commercial Members:

Blake Morgan

Blake Morgan has had experience and expertise in social housing since the 1970s enabling them to provide an extensive range of legal services to their Registered Social Landlord and private sector housing clients. They specialise in a number of core business areas including  commercial contracts, procurement, land and property, construction and engineering, banking and finance, anti social behaviour, landlord and tenant, dispute management, health and safety and governance.  As their Housing  Group is formed from lawyers from each of the core business areas Blake Morgan is able to provide for all the needs of Registered Social Landlords and private sector housing providers.  In addition to providing legal advice they hold regular free seminars on matters of general interest to their housing clients, and run workshops on matters to accommodate areas of specific interest.

Website: http://www.blakemorgan.co.uk/
 

Capital Law LLP

Capital Law is a leading provider of commercial legal services to private and public sector clients throughout the UK, Europe and beyond. We aim to deliver more and all value wherever possible. Clients say we're approachable, provide clarity, give excellent advice and talk plainly. As founder members of consulegis, the international network of law firms, we can support our clients' ambitions anywhere in the world.

Website: http://www.capitallaw.co.uk

Central Consultancy and Training

We are people and organisational development specialists offering bespoke learning and organisational development support to housing and social care and the broader third sector. With a reputation built over 35 years we have an extensive portfolio of clients nationwide. Our consultants are senior, experianced learning and development professionals with strong backgrounds in housing, health and social care, local government and the private sector.

Website: http://www.centralconsultancy.co.uk


Charity Bank

Charity Bank is a savings and loans bank with a mission to use money for the common good. It offers loans of up to £2.5 million to charities, voluntary and community organisations and social enterprises in the UK, and up to £3.5m for Housing Associations for development, acquisition and refurbishment.

Chris Tweedie, Charity Bank's regional manager in Wales, supports organisations to apply for its loans and each one is tailored to the borrower.

Since 2002, Charity Bank has committed over £200 million worth of loans to more than 1,000 social sector organisations across the UK.

Website: http://www.charitybank.org

Clarke Willmott LLP

Clarke Willmott LLP is a national law firm offering a broad specturm of legal services for businesses and individuals.

We are client-led, a strategic resolve which has resulted in our earning a strong reputation in our chosed sectors.

Working closely with our clients to provide tailored solutions for their particular situation is paramount at Clarke Willmott.

We invest time and energy into developing strong client relationships in order to add real value and achieve positive results

Website:http://www,clarkewillmott.com

 

Darwin Gray 

Darwin Gray is a commercial law firm based in Cardiff. We are proud of our reputation for using a practical and solution-focused approach when helping our clients.

We provide a full range of legal services and aim to achieve a thorough understanding of our clients' businesses. This allows us to build strong long-term partnerships with our clients.

We handle a wide variety of general and specialist legal work on many different levels. Our Social Housing team have extensive experience across the sector, providing a high quality and cost effective service for our clients. We also offer a range of bespoke services including in-house training and consultancy services

Website: http://www.darwingray.com/  

HouseMark

HouseMark is a leading provider of integrated data and analysis, insightful knowledge transfer, high quality consultancy support and cost effective procurement services to the social housing sector. We are jointly owned by the Chartered Institute of Housing and the National Housing Federation.

We aim to combine business-focussed date services with opportunites to gain relevant business insight and market awareness through experience , advice and research, all geared to helping landlords to maximise performance, value for money and make better informed business decisions.

We offer four key services to facilitate business intelligence gathering and analysis: data, knowledge, consultancy and events, all geared towards helping landlords achieve excellence in all that they do.

Website: http://www.housemark.co.uk

KeepMoat

Keepmoat is a national market leader in community regeneration and housing solutions. As a £1 billion company with a nationwide presence we have the capability to deliver community regeneration schemes on a scale never before seen.

We offer a board range of services including; refurbishment, retirement solutions, sustainability, new build housing and property services and demonstrate a commitment to working in partnership, delivering quality. A lasting legacy is left in every community with which we work, because every member of staff is passionate about devlivering better

Website: http://www.keepmoat.com

Polypipe Surestop

Polypipe Surestop manufacturers the innovative range of Surestop Stopcocks, the leading water controls in helping to protect homes from the risk of water damage.

Installed in almost 1 million homes in the UK, the WRAS approved Surestop meets the varying needs of property owners and developers in providing a straightforward solution to controlling mains water flow and minimising the problems of immobility and inaccessibility presented by the brass stopcock.

Whilst Surestop uses advanced technology to develop its products, its values in premium quality and simple solutions means the products are easy to use and low maintenance

Website: www.surestop.co.uk

Premier Guarantee

Premier Guarantee is a leading structural warranty provider and since 1997 have been providing our clients with some of the most innovative, competitvely priced and secure structural warranty solutions avaliable on the market.

Having arranged cover for over a quarter of a million housing units across the Uk, Ireland, Cyprus and Spain, Premier Guarantee has become the provider of choice for some of the country's leading house builders.

Each of our services have been designed to work in synergy with each other, providing you with a cost- effective, streamlined service on your developments

For more information, contact 08444 120 888 or visit our website

Website:http://www.premierguarantee.co.uk

Principality

Established over 150 years ago and having its HQ in Cardiff, Principality has a long standing commitment to support the housing agenda in Wales being uniquely placed across its divisions – from traditional mortgage / buy to let / commercial lending - to understand emerging challenges.  The housing association sector has been particularly close to its heart and the Society has provided lending facilities of £200m to associations across all of Wales – it is truly the only Welsh based lender to the sector and delivers its service via tried and trusted means through relationship teams who genuinely understand the business.  

Website: http://www.principality.co.uk/

Savills

Savills Housing Investment Consultancy provides comprehensive services in housing and related sectors, including advice on public and affordable housing development and regeneration, strategic asset management, project managements, project delivery and strategic and portfolio funding advice. Our national experience and local knowledge, together with our extensive network of complementary staff, can help us deliver the best solution for our clients. Our Cardiff office can also provide advice on development and planning for Wales. Find out more about how we can help your business at www.savills.co.uk.

Nigel Williams, FRICS Director
029 2036 8902 / 07967 555804 / nswilliams@savills.com

Website: www.savills.co.uk
 

TSW 

TSW Training is a leading Welsh training provider offering professional learning and development programmes to both public and private sector organisations throughout Wales and the UK. TSW specialises in Leadership and Management, Personal Effectiveness and Health and Safety Training with a strong focus on delivering results tailored to an organisation's needs.

With over 40 years’ experience as a training provider TSW has worked with various Housing Associations to enhance the skills of their workforce. TSW can meet your exact needs through a bespoke or tailored training solution that is aimed at achieving industry and organisation specific outcomes. TSW also run an Open Programme based in Bridgend offering over 40 courses to choose from throughout the year.

For further information please contact Ian Keen on 01656 644323 or email ian.keen@tsw.co.uk

Useful links

2014 Open Programme Course Calendar 

ELMS Funded courses

Monthly Open Programme courses 

Construction Skills Training Courses

Website: www.tsw.co.uk 

 

Utilita

Utilita Energy are the leading provider of smart Pay As You Go energy in Great Britain, installing every customer we supply with free smart meters and a highly competitive tariff. With over 10 years of experience, we put an emphasis on excellent Customer Care, supporting all of our customers with specialist advisors who are experienced in handling any enquiry. We uphold a fair price, offer an easy-to-understand product and provide complete transparency with our service offering. Our aim is to always keep things simple – we want our customers to feel in control of their energy usage and spend, not fed up with complex bills and estimated readings.

Website: www.utilita-housing.co.uk