Galliford Try in line for £60m housing projects

Housebuilder Galliford Try has been named preferred bidder for a number of social housing projects worth more than £60 million.

HOUSEBUILDER Galliford Try has been named preferred bidder for a number of social housing projects worth more than £60 million.

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The group said its partnerships division was in line to build 250 homes spread over three affordable schemes in London and 64 “extra care” apartments in Staffordshire.

It is also front of the queue to build 129 homes in Derbyshire as part of a plan to replace pre-fabricated bungalows that were part of the post-war emergency building programme.

Chief executive Greg Fitzgerald said: “Our partnerships business continues to be a leading contractor of choice for registered providers and these new projects are testament to the success of our business model. We look forward to working with our partners to further improve levels of affordable housing across the country.”