Formation (as D J Higgins & Sons)
On 1st March 1961, the Higgins Group was founded. With three sons under the age of five, Mr. Derek Higgins OBE and his wife Olive bought a van and boldly set up DJ Higgins & Sons Limited. The first contract was worth £36. 10s. 0d and the first set of accounts showed that this company had turned over £9,705. 9s. 0d and made a profit of £58. 4s. 4d.