Galliford wins Leeds deals

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​​Galliford Try, the housebuilding and construction group, ​has won two new contracts worth £38m with the University of Leed​s.

The first contract is to refurbish the Engineering Building at the University’s main Woodhouse campus. The £22.5m project will involve refurbishing levels three, four and five of the 1960s building, as well as completing the maintenance backlog on the remainder of the building.

Galliford Try will ​also ​undertake the £15.3​m refurbishment of the Grade II listed Edward Boyle Library. The scheme, which ​will cover all six floors of the 1970s building, includes fully refurbishing the study areas and replacing the engineering systems and roof.

Greg Fitzgerald, ​e​xecutive ​c​hairman of Galliford Try​, said: “We are delighted to have been able to maintain the strong ties that our Yorkshire office has with the University of Leeds with these successes. The strategy for our construction business is based on long-term relationships with respected clients and these two contracts are an excellent example of that approach.”