Higgins Group

The family-owned Higgins Group specialises in private and social housing developments. The Essex company, founded by Derek Higgins in 1961, and now chaired by his son Richard, works on projects in London and the southeast. Government efforts to tackle the shortage of affordable homes by backing housing association projects helped to boost sales to £171m in 2004.

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Company details
Year2005
Rank157
CompanyHiggins Group
ActivityHousebuilder
LocationEssex
Sales £m171
Operating profit £m9.3
Main shareholdersHiggins family (86%)
Staff507
Founded1961
Websitewww.higgins-group.co.uk

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