Galliford Try has said results in the year to 30 June 2009 will be in line with expectations despite describing the construction market as “more challenging”

The consensus forecast is for pre-tax profit of £25m on turnover of £1.5bn. Its contracting order book is £1.7bn, thanks to work in the regulated and infrastructure sectors. In housing, it pointed to increased mortgage availability and it said it was encouraged by the way increased levels of trading in January have been maintained.