Barcud Goes Live

Barcud Goes Live

Following over two years of planning, the merger of two housing associations based in mid and west Wales has been finalised this week.

 In May, the boards of Mid-Wales Housing Association and Tai Ceredigion had formally confirmed the decision to merge and following six months of due diligence and consultation and final approval by shareholders and lenders the merger was completed on Sunday, 1 November 2020.  This is the first-ever merger of a traditional housing association and a stock transfer organisation in Wales.

Barcud will own and manage more than 4,000 homes across Ceredigion, Powys, North Pembrokeshire and Continue reading

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Are you looking for a new challenge?

Applications invited for Barcud Board members

(formerly Mid-Wales Housing Association and Tai Ceredigion)


This is an exciting time for us as we start our journey as a newly merged organisation. Barcud covers all of Mid and West Wales, it  has circa 4,000 homes around 300 employees and a turnover of £25million.


As an organisation we are rooted in the community, recognising the strengths that exist in the communities in which we work. We are ambitious and we are looking for people who share our passion for providing great affordable homes and excellent bilingual services to Continue reading

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Covid-19 Financial Support for Individuals

This is a short guide produced by Welsh Government signposting you to the financial support that might be available to help you now.

The Coronavirus outbreak has been especially worrying for families and individuals who have, through no fault of their own, found themselves having difficulty paying bills and/or rent.  This information offers advice to help you.

If you would like a copy of this booklet printed for someone without access to the internet or who requires a copy with larger print, please do not hesitate to contact us on 0345 6067654 or send us a private message on Continue reading

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Modern Slavery Statement 2020-2021

Modern slavery is a crime and a violation of human rights. It takes various forms, including slavery, servitude, compulsory labour and human trafficking for exploitation and can have a significant adverse impact on individuals, families and communities across the world.

This statement sets out the steps that Tai Ceredigion will be taking during the financial year April 2020 – March 2021 to minimise the risks of any association with practices that undermine the principles of safety and dignity for our customers, colleagues and supply chains.

This statement is an expression of our commitment to improving our practices to combat modern Continue reading

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Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, our local printing company has temporarily closed down. This edition of ‘Brighter Future’ will only be available on our website. If you know of a tenant who would appreciate a printed copy, we can print out and post from our office. Please contact us on 0345 6067654 or to leave the tenant’s contact details and we will arrange photocopies and postage. We hope the printers will be up and running for the next issue and normal service will be resumed!

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The Executive Team and Board of Tai Ceredigion are pleased to share the publication of our annual regulatory judgement from Welsh Government.

Once again, Tai Ceredigion has been awarded “standard standard” which is the highest assessment that Housing Associations can achieve.

The basis of the judgement is to provide the Housing Association, its tenants, service users and other stakeholders with an understanding of its financial viability and how well it is performing, at a specific moment in time, in relation to:

• Governance and Service Delivery
• Financial Management

Steve Jones
Chief Executive

Karen Oliver

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