The Llanelli-based WRW Group has appointed a new director to head up the significantly expanding construction side of the business.
Wyn Walters has taken up the role of construction director with immediate effect, and joins a company which has become a major player in the construction scene throughout Wales with numerous prestigious and award-winning projects to their name.
WRW Group Chairman, Robert Williams (right) welcomes new Construction Director Wyn Walters to the company headquarters at Llanelli.
Wyn has 22 years experience in the industry as a Quantity Surveyor and Project Manager, with a background in both consultancy and contracting. He joins WRW from his previous post of Associate Director and head of the South Wales regional branch of Faithful & Gould, a subsidiary of the Atkins Group.
He is a former chair of the West Wales Association of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and sits on the RICS Wales Regional Board.
“I’m delighted to be moving to this challenging role. It presents a great opportunity and I’m looking forward to working on a number of exciting and innovative projects,” said the 42-year-old Welsh speaker.
WRW Group chairman Robert Williams said he was delighted to welcome Wyn to the company and was sure the appointment would prove very beneficial in terms of Wyn’s professional skills and the proactive approach he will bring to the boardroom.
“His background and career path are second to none and he is extremely well respected in the industry, “ added Mr Williams.
WRW Construction is the core subsidiary company of the WRW Group and is now one of the leading construction companies in Wales.
It has many high profile and award-winning projects which include:
- The Llanelli Coastal Path’s landmark £36million Machynys Golf Club and Pentre Nicklaus Village housing scheme.
- The £4.5million redevelopment of Gwersyll yr Urdd at Llangrannog, which included a new sports hall and visitor accommodation facilities.
- The £3.2million state-of-the-art multi media auditorium and visitor facilities at the National Library of Wales in Aberystwyth.
- The £3m development of Crymych Primary School for Pembrokeshire Council
- The £2.5 million new headquarters and integrated training facilities for Mudiad Meithrin, the Welsh Pre School Movement in Aberystwyth.
- Some examples of current contracts where WRW is appointed as Main Contractor include a new £5.9m primary school for Merthyr Council; a £3.2million primary school at Bryn, Llanelli for Carmarthenshire Council; a new £2m fire office complex for the South Wales Fire Authority; a new £4m Resource Centre for Swansea Council, and a grade two listed building renovation for Newport Council.