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GALLIFORD TRY SELECTED FOR EXTRA CARE AND AFFORDABLE HOUSING CONTRACTS WORTH COMBINED £55 MILLION
Galliford Try, the housebuilding and construction group, announces that its Partnerships business has been selected for new affordable housing and Extra Care contracts worth a combined £55.2 million.
Firstly, Partnerships has been selected by long-term client the ExtraCare Charitable Trust to build the £32 million Earlsdon Park retirement village in Coventry. As well as providing 262 apartments for sale and rent, the village will also include a wide range of health and leisure facilities available to local residents and older people in the wider community.
Secondly, Central Bedfordshire Council has appointed Galliford Try Partnerships as preferred bidder for the £13.4 million Priory View development in Dunstable. The project will see the creation of 83 apartments for older people with assistive technology and integrated community and lifestyle facilities, including a café, health and beauty facilities, and hobby rooms.
Finally, in the South West, Partnerships has been contracted to deliver the Creechbarrow project as part of a successful bid through the Homes and Communities Agency's Delivery Partner Panel. The £9.8 million project will see the creation of 94 new affordable homes and additional commercial space on Creechbarrow Road in Taunton, with 32 homes being built for Knightstone Housing Association and 62 for Taunton Deane Borough Council.
Galliford Try Chief Executive Greg Fitzgerald commented: ""Our Partnerships business is continuing to grow and these new contracts demonstrate the diversity of its expertise and its successful positioning in the market. Our track record in Extra Care in particular is burgeoning, and we remain committed to providing our clients with the high quality homes and facilities that their residents need."
For further enquiries:
Galliford Try - Greg Fitzgerald, Chief Executive 01895 855001
Graham Prothero, Finance Director
Notes to Editors
Galliford Try plc is a leading UK housebuilding and construction group. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and a member of the FTSE 250. The housebuilding business - through its Linden Homes brand - sells distinctive homes to the public and affordable homes to housing associations and local authority providers across the South and South East of England. The construction business carries out building and infrastructure work across the UK with clients ranging from major Government departments through to regulated utilities and private sector companies. At the end of the last financial year to 30 June 2013, the Group generated revenues of £1.5 billion.
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