Posted: 18 May 2015 by Higgins Homes
Higgins Homes are delighted to announce their recent success at this year’s London Evening Standard New Homes awards. Following a lengthy judging process, Higgins Homes passed with flying colours and received recognition for two flagship schemes, Oval Quarter and Arboretum.
A second year running, Oval Quarter celebrated another award win at this prestigious event and picked up first place in the sought after category of ‘Best Regeneration Project’. Meanwhile, Arboretum achieved highly commended as the ‘Best Family Home’ for its ‘Oak’ style five bedroom homes at Arboretum in Epping.
Jeremy Marcus, Director at Higgins Homes commented: “We are delighted with our success at this year’s London Evening Standard New Homes awards. Our teams work hard all year around to ensure that our developments are of a truly high standard, and to be recognised in this way is a true accomplishment that we are extremely proud of. I would like to thank everyone involved in the projects to date and in making our schemes of an award-winning standard.”
The award winning design at Arboretum features five bedrooms over three floors, as well as a study and music room. It also contains a separate, open plan kitchen and dining area, in addition to three en-suite bedrooms, a bathroom on the top floor and WC on the ground.
Situated on the former site of St John’s school in Essex, Arboretum features 149 homes with a range of options available from two-bedroom apartments to five-bedroom houses. The large scale development is already 90% sold, with four-bedroom homes starting from £650,000, and a five-bedroom starting from £875,000.
Oval Quarter is a large scale regeneration scheme. Once complete, it will provide a total of 808 new build homes, 146 of which are Shared Ownership, and the modernisation and refurbishment of 172 existing homes. The five year project will be run by a consortium of partners including Oval Quarter Developments, Regenter, John Laing, Lambeth Council, Higgins Construction, Pinnacle PSG, Rydon, Notting Hill Housing and Eon.
22, two bedroom apartments are still available at Oval Quarter and priced from £499,000 in The Hopkins and The Nash Buildings. A third release is expected in 2016 with details to be announced in due course.
Now in its 24th year, The London Evening Standard New Homes Awards set the gold standard in the property world and celebrate the skills of the new homes industry. The awards champion clever design and creative solutions that solve the challenges of city living.