Galliford Try

Galliford wins £50M contracts for new schools in the Highlands

Galliford Try’s newly acquired Miller Construction business has reached financial close on a £35.4m project to construct the new Inverness Royal Academy and a £15.4m project to construct Noss Primary School in Wick.

Galliford Try buys Miller Construction

Galliford Try has bought the Miller Construction business from Miller Group Holdings for a total price of £16.57 million.

£745 Scottish roads project selects preferred bidders

The Connect Roads consortium comprising Carillion, Balfour Beatty and Galliford Try has been appointed as the preferred bidder to finance, design build and operate the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/ Balmedie to Tipperty Project (AWPR/B-T).

Galliford Try expects to outdo expectations

Galliford Try says it has been making such strong progress this year, particularly in house building, that it now expects to report a full-year profit of at least £92m, some £2.3m above market expectations.

Galliford Try's northern division set to make £60m in 3 years

Galliford Try Parternship’s northern division looks set to double its turnover from £30m to £60m in the next three years, its managing director is claiming.

Galliford Try posts record profits

Galliford Try has posted record first half pre-tax profits of £38.1m, up 18% on the year before on revenue which has also risen 18% to £803.5m.

Three wins for Galliford Try Partnerships

Galliford Try’s Partnerships business has won three contracts to provide affordable housing and care services worth £55.2m in total.

Galliford Try 'to post record profits'

Galliford Try says it expects to post a record half year profit for the last six months of 2013, while a strong performance from its construction division means an expected rise in net debt has not been as steep as anticipated.

Galliford Try takes on Speedy Hire chair as director

Troubled Speedy Hire’s non-executive chairman Ishbel Macpherson has been made a non-executive director of Galliford Try.

She will be taking up her role from February next year.

Agreement reached on Brunswick regeneration

The S4B development partnership has reached agreement on how it will develop the £100m Brunswick regeneration scheme in east Manchester following its appointment as preferred bidder.

Morrison confirms £34m Edinburgh scheme

Morrison Construction has reached financial close on a £34m scheme to redevelop James Gillespie’s High School in Edinburgh.

Galliford Try wins and invests in Kent

Galliford Try has won a £38m contract with Kent County Council that will see it build seven supported housing schemes across the county.

Morrison wins £48m schools contract

Morrison Construction has been appointed preferred contractor for two new secondary school developments, worth £48m in total, by hub South East Scotland.

Galliford Try wins £38m Reading contract

Galliford Try has won a £38m contract to build an 185,000 sq ft office space in the centre of Reading for clients M&G Real Estate and Bell Hammer.

Eight make both lots for EFA

Galliford Try, Balfour Beatty, BAM and Kier are among a list of eight main contractors who have made it onto both lots of the Education Funding Agency’s £4bn Education Funding Agency (EFA) contractor’s framework.

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Features

2017-05-31 13:33

The rate of Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) will rise by two per cent on June 1 to 12 per cent on all non-exempt transactions. Martin Bennison, managing director at construction finance firm Ultimate Finance, explains what this means for UK construction companies.

2017-05-25 08:41

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is growing in popularity and is now mandatory for centrally funded public-sector projects. Experts and the curious are gathering more and more frequently at dedicated congresses, exhibitions and workshops. Many people are now asking: Where does the UK stand on the issue of BIM and the digitisation of the construction industry?

2017-05-10 10:47

Opening site doors to more females is vital to plugging the construction skills gap, reports Claire Cameron

THE construction industry continues to be plagued by a well-documented skills gap with some suggesting the shortage could get worse before it gets better.

2017-05-08 14:27

If you work on a building site, are self-employed or have a zero-hours contract, you might be surprised to know you work in the ”gig economy”. This is the economy characterised by temporary work and irregular hours, pay and working conditions.

2017-03-29 10:31

Jeremy Gould, VP sales Europe, TomTom Telematics, discusses how technological developments in vehicle telematics have opened up new workflow management possibilities for the construction industry

2017-03-21 09:31

With the demand of oil increasing, it’s estimated that the Earth will reach its full capacity for oil consumption at some point within the next 20 years. This is despite the production of oil decreasing, and the construction industry is no exception to this, reports Niftylift.

2017-03-17 10:55

With construction firms leading the way in drone technology, Claire Cameron takes a closer look at how unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) can be used onsite

2017-03-07 16:20

While the physical safety of workers is prioritised on construction sites, mental health is often overlooked, reports Claire Cameron

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