Ffrind is a newly established, local business which is developing an exclusive development of luxury detached bungalows in Llanbradach.

Situated in a prime location the development of 3 bedroom family / first time buyer homes, is in the village of Llanbradach. Both primary and secondary schools are located nearby as well as a range of village amenities.

The bungalows are close to the A467 and only 4 miles from the A470, benefiting from excellent access to Caerphilly and Cardiff. The nearby railway stations are at Llanbradach and Ystrad Mynach, with perfect links into Cardiff.


The founders of Ffrind Developments Ltd, Jamie Watkins and Phil Mitchem, have over 50 years of business experience having set up, managed and invested in over 10 companies in this period and are very much looking forward to developing great quality homes throughout Wales to address the shortage in homes.

The company name ‘Ffrind’ has significance that ‘friends’ are coming together to create this venture.

The founders have engaged with Evolve Project Development Limited to programme manage the projects which is directed by their project manager who has over 20 years experience working for a national contractor, main stream developer and a local housing association. He has acquired, developed and delivered numerous schemes from small new build schemes or refurbishments of both commercial and residential to multi phase mixed tenure developments of over 300 dwellings. Extensive technical experience in brownfield development and management of due diligence in the acquisition process, cost modelling and cost control, the planning system, value engineering and procurement.

Ffrind has also partnered with Frontline Construction Group who has 15 years experience in all aspects of building works. They will be the delivery arm of the newly formed partnership.

Phil Mitchem commented "Having Frontline and Evolve work closely with Jamie and I we are confident that we have a great business model and will over time build some quality housing stock for Wales to benefit from"