UKDN Waterflow sponsored the 4th hole for the Charity Golf Day for social housing provider RCT Homes on the 2010 Ryder Cup course at the prestigious Celtic Manor at the beginning of July, and provided branded UKDN Waterflow golf balls to the players at this event.
The golf day was raising money for Meadow Prospect. Last year they raised £8500 and, with UKDN Waterflow’s help, were looking to beat that figure this year. Meadow Prospect is the charitable arm of RCT Homes, Wales’ largest social housing landlord and winner of Business in The Community’s ‘Welsh Company of the Year’ 2012 Award. Meadow Prospect delivers regeneration projects that compliment the organisation’s community enhancing goals by working with partner organisations to deliver projects, which support three core objectives:
- Community capacity building projects including youth work and supported employment programmes.
- Community-based renewable energy projects.
- Social enterprise development
RCT Homes are a major provider of social housing around the Cardiff area and have a long-standing relationship with UKDN Waterflow, who provide .When RCT Homes took over the ownership and management of more than 10,000 homes in Rhondda Cynon Taff in December 2007, it was widely accepted that the performance of some services was well below what tenants had a right to expect. UKDN Waterflow are a core partner, providing drainage services to the social housing provider.
UKDN Waterflow ‘s Gary Webb, Head of Marketing commented: “We have a great relationship with RCT Homes and social housing is all about working in the heart of a community. We were really happy to support this charitable cause, and to build our partnership with RCT and Meadow Prospect out on the fairway.”
UKDN Waterflow is a major player in the social housing arena, working with social landlords to keep resident satisfaction levels high. Secondary damage from flooding is one of the major sources of unplanned expense for Registered Social Landlords (RSLs)