Higgins Group

This Loughton, Essex, company which remains family-owned has enjoyed high demand for its new housing along the M11 corridor and the Thames Gateway. It is also a social housing specialist and has been awarded a redevelopment business in east London in connection with the capital’s Olympic bid. Richard Higgins chairs the firm his father founded in 1961 and oversaw sales which reached £231m in 2007.

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Company details
Year2008
Rank145
CompanyHiggins Group
ActivityHousebuilder
LocationEssex
Sales £m231.0
Operating profit £m12.9
Main shareholdersHiggins family (86%)
Staff484
Founded1961
Websitewww.higgins-group.co.uk

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