Higgins has been awarded the £44 million contract to design and build 208 brand new mixed tenure homes for Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing on the former iconic Shredded Wheat Factory site in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire.
Islington Council has appointed Higgins on two lots of its New Build Construction Framework. Lot 2 covers projects with a value of between £5 million and £20 million and Lot 3 for projects over £20 million.
Higgins Group plc has showcased its commitment to developing its people by joining The 5% Club, an industry led initiative focussed on driving momentum into the recruitment of apprentices, graduates and sponsored students.
Higgins has been appointed to five lots on the Hyde Group main contractor framework. Lot 2 covers projects in Kent above £10 million; lot 4 for projects in the South region above £10 million; lot 5 for projects in London between £5 million and £10 million; lot 6 for projects in London above £10 million and lot 7 for projects in all regions above £25 million.
London is without doubt one of the greatest cities in the world but the twenty four-seven lifestyle can sometimes feel exhausting. A home that offers a place to retreat when you need to recharge the batteries but is still in the hub of the action is the ideal antidote. First-time buyer Farida Knott, who works for a creative agency in Farringdon, had been wanting to break out of the renting cycle for a number of years. When she moved from freelance to full-time employment, she seized the opportunity to get on the ladder with assistance from Help to Buy.
Hot on the back of signing the Armed Forces Covenant in the summer, Higgins has been awarded the bronze award in The Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.