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Jackpot for Galliford Try at NEC casino

8 Sep 11 Galliford Try has been selected as preferred bidder for an £80m casino and hotel development at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham.

Artist's impression of the Resorts World casino
Artist's impression of the Resorts World casino

The Resorts World at The NEC complex is being developed by casino operator Genting UK. It will include a casino, a four star hotel and suites, a spa, conference and banqueting facilities, a retail outlet centre, a multi- screen cinema, food and beverage outlets and car parking.

Work is set to start on site during the first quarter of 2012 with completion expected by March 2014.

Galliford Try chief executive Greg Fitzgerald said: "We are delighted to be selected as preferred bidder by Genting UK for what will be one of the most significant leisure and entertainment developments to be built in the UK in recent years.

“We have a proven ability to deliver multiple mixed-use developments on a large scale, and this project will provide a tremendous addition to our growing portfolio in the commercial sector."

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