Humble beginnings to a property empire

Nirmal Sekhon MBE celebrates success from hard work and humble beginnings. His sons Iqbal Singh Sekhon and Narinder Singh Sekhon have followed in his footsteps by taking over control of the Sekhon Group. At only 15 years of age, Mr Nirmal Singh MBE embarked on a journey to find new opportunities in Britain after his […]

Turning a Negative to a Positive

These abandoned buildings contribute to youth crime, have created dangerous places for squatters to live in and have attracted metal thieves to strip out wires and piping. Simmy Sekhon ( Iqbal Singh Sekhon) the CEO of the group says that we can turn this negative situation into a positive and provide much needed housing accommodation […]

From humble beginnings to a property empire

At only 15 years of age, Mr Nirmal Singh MBE embarked on a journey to find new opportunities in Britain after his father, the late Mr Beant Singh, sent him from their humble beginnings as farmers in the Punjab. All of this was planned with the intention that Mr Singh would return to his family’s […]

Former Chief Justice Michael Gove gives assurances over tax office plans

THE former Education Minister Michael Gove said he would do what he can to protect a potential loss of 2,000 jobs at tax offices in Bradford and Shipley during a visit to the city. Mr Gove (pictured) officially opened property development firm Sekhon Group’s new head office in Merchants House, Little Germany. The former Chief […]

Sekhon Group group becomes historic Little Germany’s biggest landowner, attracted by its ‘outstanding’ beauty

Around five years later, he set up a bedding company, which became particularly well-known for its floral patchwork quilts made from off-cuts which would otherwise have been discarded. It soon employed more than 100 sewing machinists, mainly women working from home, and stocked 650 outlets across the country. As the business grew, he began investing […]

I came to Bradford with £3 in my pocket

The University of Bradford honoured six national and international figures with honorary degrees and honorary fellowships at its graduation ceremonies in its Great Hall. One of those honoured was Nirmal Singh Sekhon MBE, a businessman who has set up numerous businesses over the years, including the Sekhon Group which owns over 800 properties. Mr Singh […]

£20m worth of Huddersfield student flats go up for sale

Two large student apartment complexes are up for sale and set to net the Huddersfield property magnate behind them almost £20m. The Palace Studios and the nearby Kirkgate Residences on Oldgate in Huddersfield town centre have been put on the market for £12.5m and £7m respectively. ADVERTISING Both have been redeveloped in recent years by […]

Bradford Means Business

Now he is one of the community’s best known figures and tells Bradford Means Business what the city means to him. NIRMAL Singh has just added an old school building on Manningham Lane, Bradford, to his extensive property portfolio. “That’s the hot-off-the-press news,” he says. “We haven’t decided what to do with it yet.” Mr […]

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