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.
Steve Leakey, Managing Director of Higgins comments, “We are delighted to be successful in five lots on the main contractor framework for Hyde Group and look forward to working together to deliver more homes and sustainable communities.”
Stephen McMorris, Director of Development and Sales at Hyde said: “I am delighted that we have launched this main contractor framework which is also open to all other public sector organisations. We went through a stringent process of appointing partners who have each demonstrated a commitment to providing quality services, delivering value for money and working collaboratively. We look forward to working more closely with our partners who will help us achieve our ambition of building as many homes as we can across London and the south east.”
Hyde anticipates building approximately 11,000 mixed tenure homes over the next five years and the programme will primarily cover residential developments with the possibility of some ancillary retail and commercial development.
The new framework comprised of eight lots, including a modern methods of construction category. The largest value lot is for projects over £25m, with regional lots covering Kent and the South, each split between projects of £5-£10m and over £10m.
With over 50 years’ experience, Higgins has an established reputation for delivering both new build and refurbishment solutions together in partnership. It is 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.