Higgins secures Places for People Development Contractor

Posted 31/05/2022

Higgins Partnerships has been successful in gaining a place on the Places for People Development Contractor Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS).

The fully compliant procurement solution brings together top suppliers from national to SMEs covering all business requirements, including contractors, consultants, and suppliers, with the aim to make the procurement process as simple as possible. 

Steve Leakey, Managing Director of Higgins Partnerships comments, “Places for People have established an excellent reputation for building new homes and communities and we are proud to be selected as one of their skilled development contractors to have the opportunity to work with them and their partners across a range of future developments.”

Gaining a place on the Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) involves undertaking a rigorous procurement exercise that assesses suitability, eligibility, experience, and skills and only development contractors that consistently meet the high standards required are appointed.

DPS contractors will be considered for a range of value bands, geographical area, and construction specialisms, including housing, major refurbishment, commercial, healthcare and education.

Social value, the environment and governance are an integral part of every development Higgins delivers working in collaboration with local partners to create lasting legacy for local communities such as creating employment opportunities and supporting the up skilling of local residents.