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Galliford Try: Constructing the future

Galliford Try
Written by Roma Publications

Galliford Try

 Galliford Try is a housebuilding and construction brand comprising Linden Homes, Morrison Construction, Pentland Estate Management, Pentland Limited and Rock & Alluvium.

All of these divisions deliver an array of services to numerous clients nationwide and have done since the group’s inception.

Galliford Try, across their five divisions undertake construction projects, investment schemes, house building, affordable housing and regeneration schemes and facilities management.

Employing around 4,000 staff, the group benefits from a strong client base and integrated supply chain, spanning both industries in which it operates. The group specialises in the delivery of homes, building, infrastructure, affordable housing, regeneration, public private partnerships and facilities management.

Galliford Try’s strength is in the diversity of their activities and their ability to bring local expertise to schemes of national significance, delivering complex, large-scale projects with attention to detail.

Galliford Try carries out building and infrastructure works across the UK through the extensive knowledge and expertise of several regional offices. This approach enables them to deliver schemes of national distinction, with a local approach across a wide range of markets.

Galliford Try aims to employ the correct people within the correct roles, which is why the group recently announced a new appointment within its Building North West division.

Ed Wootton has taken up the role, replacing longstanding managing director Bob Merriman who is taking retirement after 50 years with the company. Ed Wootton has been with Galliford Try for more than 20 years himself and brings a wealth of experience to the role.

Speaking about the new North West appointment, Galliford Try Building North and Scotland Managing Director, Ian Jubb, said:

“I was delighted to be able to appoint a high-quality candidate such as Ed from within our own ranks to this important role. Ed is a well-respected figure in construction in the North West and I know he will build on Bob’s excellent work as we continue to deliver our strategy for disciplined growth in the region.”

Galliford Try is a multiple award-winning company with recent construction accolades including those in the: Builder & Engineer Awards 2014; Education Estates Awards 2014; SCALA (Society for Construction and Architecture in Local Authorities) Awards 2014 and Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) London Civil Engineering Awards 2014.

Awards in the housing sector include: What House? Awards 2014; National Housing Awards 2014; New Energy & Cleantech Awards 2014; New London Awards 2014; and Daily Express First Time Buyer Readers’ Award.

From waterfront apartments to landmark regeneration projects the group’s use of industry renowned architects means that Galliford Try can create homes that are built to complement their surroundings and with expertise in the education, health, leisure and commercial sectors, the group is a major force in the improvement of the country’s infrastructure networks.

Past projects have included Graylingwell Park, Kingston Mills, Resorts World at the NEC, Be, Queensferry Crossing, Nightingale Park and Cholsey Meadows.

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