Firstly, Galliford Try has been appointed selected panel member for the North & Northeast Lincolnshire batch of schools under the Education Funding Agency's (EFA's) priority schools building programme.
The batch, worth £47.6m in total, includes three new secondary schools – The Vale Academy, Oasis Academy and Baysgarth School – as well as five new primary schools –
Brumby Junior School, Burton-upon-Staither, Crosby Primary School, Grange Lane Primary School and Great Coates Primary School.
The batch is the second success for Galliford Try under the EFA main contractor framework having previously announced in June its appointment to the Hull and East Riding batch 1. (See previous report here.)
Secondly, developer St Modwen has contracted Galliford Try to build the next phase of student accommodation at Swansea University's Swansea Bay Campus in a contract worth more than £20m. The project will create an additional 545 student apartments for occupation in early 2016 as well as new facilities including a gym, sports hall, Student Union offices, launderette and crèche.
Finally, Galliford Try has been selected as preferred bidder by St Andrew's Healthcare to build a new residential building for young people with mental illness, autism and learning difficulties in Northampton. The £37m contract will provide 110 residential beds, a school, sports and therapy areas, and a number of activity and landscaped courtyards.