Kings Crescent Estate in London Borough of Hackney has been awarded the Best Regeneration Project at this year’s National Housing Awards. It was also awarded Highly Commended for Best Partnership between Higgins and Hackney Council.
London is a foodie heaven and, if you’re lucky enough to be in Bethnal Green and Whitechapel, then you’re in the heart of the action. Here are 20 food spots to try.
Five miles east of the City of London and located in one of the most vibrant parts of the Capital, the London Borough of Newham has a lot to offer those looking for a location to live.
Schools are always a major consideration when it comes to moving. If you’re looking at the Chelmsford area – and, in particular, the Higgins Homes Parva Green development – then you’ll have plenty of options in the near vicinity when it comes to schools. These are some of the best schools in the area for children of both primary and secondary school age.
Kings Crescent Estate in London Borough of Hackney has been shortlisted in three categories at this year’s National Housing Awards; Best Partnership with Hackney Council, Best Regeneration and Best Design.
Higgins has been appointed as one of the preferred developer/contractors to three frameworks; the GLA’s London Development Panel 2, Sanctuary Group and Catalyst.
As part of Higgins ‘giving back to the community’ legacy, the team at Colville Estate recently organised a community volunteer day.
Children from Nell Gwynn Nursery School have unveiled “The World About Us… A Child’s View of our Neighbourhood’ art project which has been created as part of a hoarding art project at Higgins Construction and Notting Hill Genesis’ Wooddene Estate in Peckham, LB Southwark.
Moving to a luxurious four-bedroom home in an idyllic location from a cramped one-bedroom maisonette in Brixton is beyond the wildest dreams of most first-time buyers. In fact, Andy and Abby still have to pinch themselves.
The regeneration of the Bourne Estate in Clerkenwell, London has been awarded Overall Winner and the NHS 70 Winner of the Housing Design Awards 2018.
Kings Crescent Estate in Hackney has been awarded the coveted Mayor of London Mayor’s Prize at this year’s New London Architecture awards.
Bourne Estate in Clerkenwell, EC1 has been awarded Housing Award at the New London Architecture Awards 2018.
Kings Crescent Estate has won a RIBA National Award. The awards recognise the best buildings of the past 12 months and include major public and commercial projects from Britain’s major cities to private buildings in remote locations.
Over 200 residents were out in force at Kings Crescent Estate in Hackney on Saturday 9th June to join a day of celebrations to mark the completion of the initial phases of regeneration works.
If you’re looking to live the London lifestyle then Willesden could be a great move. Whether you’re single, coupled up or moving with a family, there is a wealth of entertainment and activity to enjoy in this part of the London. From its surprising choice of golf courses to its burgeoning culinary scene, London living in Willesden is spot on.
Positioned in a prime location within the metropolitan area of London, Waltham Cross is a Hertfordshire town with a lot to offer. Well connected by two London Overground stations and multiple bus routes, it is a great place to discover, both for local residents and those looking for somewhere new to live. These are the top places to explore in Waltham Cross this summer.
Sutherland Road, Walthamstow and Bourne Estate in Clerkenwell, EC1 have been shortlisted in this year’s Housing Design Awards.
Kings Crescent Estate, Hackney has received a highly commended award for Best High Volume New Housing Development at this year’s LABC Building Excellence Awards.
Three Higgins Construction projects have been awarded RIBA London Awards for architectural excellence. Kings Crescent Estate in Hackney, Bourne Estate in Clerkenwell EC1 and Sutherland Road in Walthamstow were all recognised for their regional importance as a piece of architecture.
British Summer Time is nearly upon us and for those planning a summer in the city, this means making the most of the weather with al-fresco dining, weekends in the park and beer gardens a plenty.
Sitting just 5 miles North West of Charing Cross, Willesden is a friendly and vibrant area with great food, amenities and entertainment. Long-time resident Rosalind Ann Glaser who has just purchased a two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment in our Morgan Place development here, tells us why she loves the area so much.
Local residents, members from St Luke’s art class and the Mayor of Islington, Councillor Una O'Halloran recently unveiled their art work on the hoarding of Phase two at King Square Estate in London Borough of Islington.
Higgins Construction has been awarded two silver and one bronze award at this year’s Considerate Constructors National Site Awards. Bourne Estate in Camden and Gabriel Square in St Albans, Hertfordshire have each been given a silver award and King Square in Islington has received a bronze award.
Hoxton is without a doubt one of London’s coolest areas. It has a vibrant local community, drawn from a mix of backgrounds and demographics, and is home to some of the most exciting new openings in terms of restaurants and bars. But what really makes Hoxton such an up and coming part of London to live in?
Chelmsford sits just 32 miles north east of London, a vibrant and lively urban hub that also benefits from the green spaces in and around Essex. Whether you’re looking for a family home somewhere with a great community feel, or a base close to London life, Chelmsford is an ideal choice.
The Reserve is a brand-new development of contemporary 3, 4 and 5 bedroom houses on the boundary of Lea Valley Regional Park just nine minutes’ walk from Waltham Cross High Street. Its dynamic combination of contemporary-style living within idyllic surroundings and excellent amenities is appealing to families looking for a home to satisfy all members.
Three sites have been nominated for this year’s CCS National Site Awards. Bourne Estate, King Square Estate and Gabriel Square have been selected as sites that have raised the bar for considerate construction.
A group of year three children from Oaklands Primary School recently took part in a challenge day, as part of Enabling Enterprise, at Higgins Construction’s site, Petershead Court in Southall.
Year four students from Newham based Salisbury Primary School recently had the chance to broaden and develop their enterprise skills by visiting Higgins Construction’s head office and gaining an insight into the world of work as part of Enabling Enterprise.
Whitechapel and Bethnal Green are quintessential London East End and have recently risen up the league tables as attractive property investments for London buyers. Easy proximity to the centre of the city, as well as thriving cultural local hot spots, have made this part of London a contemporary hub with a lot to offer.
Chelmsford’s City Park West development has enjoyed the opening night of The Transition art gallery with a showcase of paintings of the development and surrounding site.
Chigwell sits within the Greater London Urban Area, once a rural farming location and today one of the most sought after addresses in this part of the world. Chigwell has become popular due to it’s proximity to London, as well as for local amenities and landmarks, such as the iconic Epping Forest.
Following a recent visit by Considerate Constructors to our Colville site, Senior Resident Liaison officer Sarah Clarke, has been awarded the CCS Scheme Hero for her consistent commitment and enthusiasm.
When City Park West resident, Bridget Metcalfe, fractured her right wrist last year, she decided to take up a new venture to avoid boredom while it healed. The right-handed Chelmsford based singer and radio broadcaster decided to learn to paint watercolours using her left hand.
Whilst growth in UK house prices slumped over the past 12 months, property values remained significantly higher in the Capital than anywhere else in the country.
Higgins Construction has taken the Excellence in Employment, Skills and Training – Contractor Award at this year’s South Region TPAS Awards 2018. The award recognises those contractors that have developed and implemented projects or initiatives that have helped to address one or more of the issues.
East London has been up and coming for some time. However, Bow – formerly known as Stratford – has a lot more to offer than your average hipster hangout.
Higgins Construction has been shortlisted in two categories for the southern region in this year’s TPAS awards. The company is just one of four other organisations to be nominated for Excellence in Employment, Skills and Training – Contractor award and one of five in the Excellence in Contractor Engagement for Kings Crescent Estate in London Borough of Hackney.
Dozens of new Council homes in Shoreditch moved a step closer today after building work on a landmark Hackney Council regeneration project reached a key milestone.
Located in Hertfordshire, 20km north of London, Waltham Cross is home to 7,407 residents and part of the Greater London Urban Area. Waltham Cross takes its name from The Eleanor Cross (located at the centre of the town) – one of only three medieval crosses that survive today dating back to the late 1200s.
Islington Council and Higgins Construction welcomed over 400 Crouch Hill residents to celebrate the opening of Brickworks, a new community centre, and 23 new council homes, in a community celebration on the weekend.
For a first time buyer, obtaining a mortgage can seem like a huge wall to scale. The housing market is a difficult place to navigate for those without a lot of capital or income and is changing all the time.
Islington Council and Higgins Construction recently launched 34 new homes – including 16 homes for council rent – on Dalmeny Avenue, in Holloway.
The combination of chic urban living with an idyllic surrounding has captured the hearts of homebuyers in Chigwell. All but one of the apartments has now been reserved at Augustus Lodge, and buyers are now keen to view The Penthouse Collection, which encapsulates sumptuous style and design.
London remains the most popular spot in the country for living, whether you’re beginning a job for the first time or starting a family. It’s a wonderful melting pot of culture, history, opportunity and entertainment with a wide range of fantastic areas to live.