Galliford Try

Forrest and Robertson are big winners at B&E awards

Forrest was named Large Contractor of the Year at the Builder & Engineer Awards last night, an event which also saw Robertson Group pick up two awards for Commercial Project and Project Manager.

Offsite unit construction for new Galliford Try project

Galliford Try has signed a new £1.2m order with ElecoPrecast Bell & Webster to manufacture and construct 180 student accommodation rooms in three blocks on the Hughenden Quarter student housing site at Buckingham New University.

Galliford Try finds hope in Scotland

Galliford Try says it expects the government’s austerity drive to lead to a “thinner medium term public sector pipeline”, although it expects to see more activity in Scotland, and, through its partnerships business, in affordable housing.

Galliford Try wins £60m east London contracts

Galliford Try has won two house building contracts with social housing provider Peabody in east London worth a total of £60m.

Galliford Try wins £35m prison contract

Galliford Try has won a £35m contract to build the second phase of a new prison in south Wales.

Galliford Try in £48m Midlands contracts

Galliford Try has won two major contracts in the Midlands worth a total of £48m.

Galliford Try boosted by cash position

A strong cash position has helped Galliford Try’s construction business perform strongly in a difficult market, the company claims, as it predicts record overall profits for this year.

BAM, Carillion and Galliford Try on MAG framework

Galliford Try, Carillion and BAM Construction have been selected as preferred bidders for the Manchester Airports Group’s (MAG’s) capital delivery framework, potentially worth up to £500m over the next five years.

Galliford Try promotes investment man

Galliford Try has promoted Andrew Richards, currently managing director of its investment division, to be group managing director for housebuilding at its Linden Homes subsidiary.

Galliford Try takes on three Manchester jobs

Galliford Try has secured three contracts in the Greater Manchester area worth £36.5m in total.

Two new contracts for Galliford Try

Galliford Try’s Partnerships business has been named as preferred bidder to design and construct the Bournville Gardens retirement village in Birmingham.

Wigan scheme wins ICE award

A scheme to protect Wigan from the worst effects of flooding won the Large Project of the Year award at the annual ICE North West Civil Engineering Awards last week.

Galliford Try lands affordable housing contracts

Galliford Try has announced its partnerships business has been named as preferred bidder for several projects in the affordable housing sector which together total in excess of £60m.

Galliford Try wins four new contracts worth £55m

Galliford Try has announced that its construction division has been appointed to four new contracts worth £55m in aggregate.

Galliford Try secures £89m Birmingham NEC leisure development

Galliford Try has reached financial close with casino operator Genting UK to build the £89m Resorts World leisure and retail development at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham.

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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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