Higgins shortlisted for two prestigious industry awards

Posted 19/02/2020

Higgins’ commitment to building sustainable communities through community engagement, employment and training opportunities has been recognised at this year’s UK Housing Awards and TPAS Awards.

Colville Estate in Hackney has been shortlisted for two categories at the 2020 UKHA awards. The ‘Best Neighbourhood Transformation’ award recognises an approach to regeneration that has been successful in transforming an area and the lives of the people living in it. Secondly the ‘Resident Training and Employment (under 15,000 homes)’ award focuses on supporting residents into training and employment, through both traditional and innovative solutions that result in a lasting impact on the quality of local residents lives.

Higgins has also been shortlisted in the national TPAS Awards for ‘Outstanding Tenant Engagement (Contractor)’at Wooddene Estate in Peckham. The TPAS awards celebrate the very best in tenant engagement within housing sector and provide recognition to those demonstrating excellent working practice.

Steve Leakey, Managing Director of Higgins comments, “We pride ourselves on developing sustainable communities with complete resident engagement so it is extremely rewarding to have our work recognised in these two leading industry awards. We work closely with partners and the local community to ensure that the social value we create during the project’s lifetime has a lasting legacy for years to come.”

With almost 60 years’ experience, Higgins has an established reputation for delivering both new build and refurbishment together in partnership. Higgins are committed to delivering exceptional estate regeneration schemes by creating thriving communities in which people can live, work, learn and play and which they are proud to be part of.