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HBS Group Southern secure M&E and Solar PV package at Highwood’s North Stoneham Park

We’re delighted to announce that Highwood Construction has awarded HBS Group Southern the contract to supply a complete mechanical, electrical and solar PV installation package for Avenue Park at North Stoneham Park. The multi-million-pound residential community will provide new homes, a school, retail units and a community centre, all set within beautiful parkland and open green spaces that the local area can be truly proud of.

The project is being developed through a partnership between Highwood Homes, one of the South coast’s leading developers and Vivid, Hampshire’s largest affordable housing provider. This joint venture will see the construction of an impressive selection of apartments and 2, 3, 4 and 5-bedroom properties and will include a mix of affordable housing suitable for first time buyers and young families alike.

Guy Hayward, Highwood Group’s Managing Director said:

‘’We are delighted to be working with HBS Group Southern on this prestigious residential development. The company has shown its expertise and experience of working in this sector and we look forward to a successful partnership going forward.’’


Fully-integrated expertise 

HBS’s Mechanical and Electrical divisions will be supplying a fully-integrated plumbing, heating and electrical installation service for all 120 units at Avenue Park. Lead by dedicated contracts managers, our specialist mechanical and electrical divisions will manage all aspects of design, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of the gas, heating, water and electrical system requirements.

We have been consulting with Highwood’s leadership team during the preliminary stages and have implemented our processes and practices to ensure a swift and smooth delivery through the first phase build programme, Our teams are now on site and have been playing a key role supporting Highwood’s site management, as they move a step closer to completing the show homes.

James Bull, Commercial Director HBS Group Southern commented:

‘’HBS Group Southern are very proud to be working on such a significant development supporting Highwood and Vivid to construct this new community in Eastleigh. The project presents an exciting opportunity for HBS to showcase its mechanical, electrical and renewable expertise and develop a strong and long-lasting relationship with one of the South’s leading independent housebuilders, who share our passion for delivering exceptional quality.’’

‘’We look forward to seeing North Stoneham Park take shape and provide the much-needed mix of affordable housing, whilst improving amenities and leisure resources for the local community.’’

Developing high-quality, low carbon housing in Hampshire

The Group’s renewable division HBS New Energies, a solar PV specialist to the UK’s leading housebuilders has secured the contract to design, install and commission solar PV systems to 108 plots at Avenue Park. To help ensure the development meets its local planning conditions we have specified an integrated roof mounting kit for the mixed house types and the apartment blocks. This will provide a cost-effective and innovative solution for the developer, one that will achieve a sleek and aesthetic finish for each new home.

When complete, the 81.71 kWp new build solar PV scheme at Avenue Park will generate an estimated 57,197 kWh in annual zero carbon electricity. The inclusion of solar panels will also offset the developments carbon footprint by 28.6 tonnes per year.

Trusted by the UK’s leading housebuilders

HBS Group Southern is the mechanical, electrical and renewable contractor of choice for many of the UK’s major developers, housebuilders and housing associations. We possess a wealth of experience in supplying specialist building services to a wide range of residential housing schemes and have earned a reputation for delivering quality and excellence in a skilled and professional manner.

Contact us with your project requirements to find out more about our fully-integrated building services and discover how we can deliver maximum value and quality for your next housing development. Visit our Case Studies to view some of the featured projects we have completed for the UK’s largest housebuilders.


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