Morrison Construction, Galliford Try’s Scottish business, wins £28m contract to upgrade flood defences
Morrison Construction, Galliford Try’s Scottish business, has won a £28m contract to upgrade flood defences in northern Scotland.
The contract forms part of Moray council’s £45m project to upgrade flood defences at Forres in Northern Scotland and is is part of the wider £177m Moray Flood Alleviation scheme.
On completion the project will alleviate potential flooding to the town of Forres from the Findhorn and Pilmuir catchments, by recreating riverside flood plains, constructing set-back flood defences and forming a new drainage channel with pumping station.
The contract is due to start in September, with completion in Spring 2015.
Galliford Try chief executive Greg Fitzgerald said: “We are delighted to strengthen our relationship with The Moray Council by securing this important contract to deliver a fifth scheme through our existing construction partnering arrangement.”