Lancaster university and Southwark primary school contracts boost construction group's books

Galliford Try has secured contracts worth a total of £26.1m for work in the education sector.

The construction and housebuilding group was awarded two projects by Lancaster university, totalling £í18.1m to build a new sports centre and four-storey academic building.

Meanwhile, in the schools sector, the firm secured a contract worth £8m for the redevelopment of Michael Faraday Primary school for the London Borough of Southwark.

Commenting on the contract wins, Greg Fitzgerald, chief executive, said: “Galliford Try has a particularly strong track record in the education market covering a broad range of projects from primary education to higher education. These contract awards reinforce our strong presence and robust market position in these sectors.”