Denbighshire and North Wales Homes shows the way with listed building

Empty homes officer Wendy Dearden used her dual role working for North Wales Homes and Denbighshire County Council to help rescue a Llangollen listed building that had lain empty for 30 years and get it converted into 3 flats that have been let to people in housing need. The use of commuted sums from the council helped keep the public subsidy requirement down to acceptable limits while heritage funding picked up some of the extras required to restore historic features.

You can read the full inspiring story at Inside Housing magazine under the title From riches to rags and back.

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