Higgins bags trio of East London passivhaus schemes

Steve Leakey, managing sirector for Higgins Partnerships, said: “Building on our long successful relationship with London Borough of Newham it is great that we can now go some way to helping reduce the risk of fuel poverty and environmental impact by providing these much-needed energy efficient affordable homes for local residents.

“We look forward to starting work shortly on the new developments and welcoming future residents to their new homes.”

Greenhill Centre, Newham 

The development will provide 81 new homes within three blocks, mixed of affordable tenure and a new replacement gym will also be provided for the local community. 

John Street, Plaistow

70 new affordable rent homes for local residents will be delivered as part of this new development, of which 40% are designed as larger family homes

Hathaway Crescent, Newham 

72 affordable homes will be built on an existing estate, all of which will be designed to achieve net zero carbon through the ‘Passivhaus’ standard using air source heat pumps, mechanical ventilation heat recovery and solar panels. 


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