Contractor appointed to build extra care and housing developments

Greg Fitzgerald

Contractor Galliford Try has won contracts to build two care facilities and an affordable housing development worth a total of £55m.

The firm’s partnerships division will take on the three jobs.

It has been chosen to build a £32m extra care development at Earlsdon Park in Coventry, which includes 262 apartments, health and leisure facilities.

It has also been appointed to build the £13.4m Priory View extra care development in Dunstable, consisting of 83 apartments and community facilities.

Finally, it has won a contract with the Homes and Communities Agency to deliver a £9.8m project in Taunton that includes 94 new affordable homes.

Chief executive Greg Fitzgerald said: “Our partnerships business is continuing to grow and these new contracts demonstrate the diversity of its expertise and its successful positioning in the market.

“Our track record in extra care in particular is burgeoning, and we remain committed to providing our clients with the high quality homes and facilities that their residents need.”