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Galliford Try has been awarded two contracts worth up to £55m in the education sector.

The company’s building business has reached financial close on the £38m Hull and East Riding batch under the first phase of the government’s Priority School Building Programme.

The batch includes the £18.6m construction of Hessle High School and Sixth Form College, as well as new buildings for Eastfield, Francis Askew, Wold and Ainthorpe primary schools.

Moray Council have also appointed Morrison Construction, part of the Galliford Try group, as its preferred bidder for the refurbishment of four primary schools under the LHC Framework.

Worth up to £17m the package includes projects at Applegrove in Forres, Millbank in Buckie, Seafield in Elgin and St Gerardines in Lossiemouth.

Greg Fitzgerald, executive chairman of Galliford Try, commented: “Education remains a cornerstone for our Building business across the UK and we are delighted to have been awarded these contracts. We look forward to working with our partners to create school buildings fit for the provision of a high-quality education for their pupils.”