Mishcon de Reya has advised Higgins Homes PLC throughout a competitive dialogue process to secure a contract to deliver a major regeneration of the Hayes Town Centre and Avondale Drive Estates in Hillingdon.
The regeneration will comprise, at a minimum, the demolition and redevelopment of both estates, delivery of 316 social rented units, 40 affordable rented units, 31 shared equity units and circa 350 private units. The value of the project is circa £230 million.
As well as creating new homes, Higgins will be working with the local community to provide training and employment opportunities for those wishing to start a career in the construction industry.
The work also involved negotiating a strategic partnering arrangement with the London Borough of Hillingdon relating to development of six further residential sites in the area over a ten-year period.
A full service Mishcon de Reya team comprised of numerous specialisms advised, namely: Anita Rivera, Tom Barton, Rebecca Gough and Isabelle Copeland (Planning); Nick Minkoff, Adrian de Mello and Chloe Chatton (Commercial Real Estate); Phoebe McLarty and Kate Arthur (Construction); Chhavie Kapoor (Rights of Light).