Westco Properties/Galliford Try will redevelop local authority estates in Devonport

Galliford Try plc has been appointed preferred development partner by Westco Properties, part of Devon and Cornwall Housing Association, on a 500-home regeneration scheme in Devonport, Plymouth.

Greg Fitzgerald

The scheme, to be carried out in joint venture with Westco, will involve the demolition and redevelopment of local authority estates to provide mixed tenure homes. Work is expected to begin in 2007 and to complete in 2013.

Greg Fitzgerald, Galliford Try chief executive, said: “We are delighted to be working with Westco Properties on the Devonport redevelopment project and we look forward to providing high quality housing for the local community. This proves again Galliford Try's growing presence in the regeneration and affordable housing sectors.”