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Neath East Renewal Area

The Neath East Renewal Area was declared in September 2009 and ended in March 2017.

It was set up to give Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council the opportunity to improve the general environment and poor housing within a defined geographical area.

Over the 8 year declaration period, the authority secured and invested over £4.3 million of Specific Capital Grant funding from Welsh Government to into the area along with £4.6 Million of Community Energy Savings Programme funding (CESP).

The vast majority of the funding was spent on housing renovation works such as Group Repair and Energy Efficiency Improvements, in total 244 properties benefited from Group Repair works and 536 properties benefited from Facelift and Energy Efficiency Improvements under the CESP scheme; other initiatives included Commercial Property Grants, Environmental Improvements such as Stockhams Corner roundabout and the Melin Gateway Scheme.