About Us

Part of the Meel Group, we specialise in designing, installing, and servicing high-pressure gas systems, gas detections systems, system disinfections and laboratory plumbing.

We provide specialist services to laboratories and research facilities across the UK with a strong presence working with pharmaceutical companies and research establishments.

We have built a reputation for high-quality workmanship, safety and speciality expertise.

Established in 1966, we have been working across the UK for the past six decades.

Our Team

At Higgins, our highly skilled team plan and deliver projects on time, on budget, safely, efficiently and reliably.

Key People


James Dodd
Group Managing Director

James is a company director with more than 20 years’ experience in the property & construction industry.

Carl Goodman

Carl is an experienced mechanical contract estimator and project manager with a vast knowledge of mechanical building services' design, estimating and management.

Rob Higgins
Designer & Estimator

Rob is a leading specialist in lab plumbing and high-pressure gas system design with nearly 30 years' experience in this sector

Jason Dunn
Gas Detection Systems

Jason has been with the company for 35 years and is an expert in the design and integration of gas detection systems.

Michelle Miles
Operations Director

Michelle is an experienced operations director. She oversees the company administrative operations and field service technology.

Hayley Vickers
Head of Accounts

Hayley is responsible for overseeing the financial operations of the company.