Galliford Try wins a £55m housing deal


Galliford Try wins a £55m housing deal


Galliford Try has been selected by The ExtraCare Charitable Trust for the construction of the £32m Earlsdon Park retirement village in Coventry.


The scheme incorporates 262 apartments for sale and rent, as well as health and leisure facilities for the use of local residents and older people in the wider community.


In addition, Central Bedfordshire Council has named the firm as preferred bidder for the £13.4m Priory View development in Dunstable. According to the project plans, 83 apartments with assistive technology and integrated community and lifestyle facilities will be built for older generation, including a café, health and beauty facilities, and hobby rooms.


Lastly, as a result of a successful bidding through the Homes and Communities Agency’s Delivery Partner Panel, Galliford Try will deliver the Creechbarrow project in the South West.


The £10m scheme involves the construction of 94 new affordable homes and extra commercial space on Creechbarrow Road in Taunton. There will be 32 new homesfor Knightstone Housing Association and 62 for Taunton Deane Borough Council.


Galliford Try’s chief executive, Greg Fitzgerald, said: “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.”


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