Higgins Construction has won a £24.3 million contract to build 125 homes for Metropolitan Housing Association in Brent, North London. The residential led scheme, known as ‘Marvelfairs’ is located at 255 Ealing Road in the Alperton area of the borough.
Paul Cooke, New Business Director for Higgins Construction, said: “We are delighted to be awarded the contract for Alperton and look forward to working with Metropolitan Housing Association.
“We are extremely committed to building communities that benefit the whole community by delivering mixed tenure housing from starter homes, homes for rent, shared ownership and private sales. Our aim is to create communities that are enhanced both physically and economically.
“We are also committed to taking on local labour at each of our sites and will create employment opportunities for local people through our training and apprenticeship schemes.”
The project will include various tenures and community units and will be built across a complex of heights with the tallest reaching nine storeys. The building will be fitted with photo voltaic panels to help achieve the energy rating and built to Code for Sustainable Homes Level 4 and BREEAM excellent for the community buildings.
For over 50 years Higgins Construction PLC has built a reputation as one of the most forward thinking construction companies in the UK. Higgins is one of the few regeneration contractors that is able to deliver both new build and refurbishment solutions together with the added value of private sale capability.