Galliford Try in triple contract win

Construction company Galliford Try has been appointed by RED Property Services to construct the Old Trafford Supporters Club hotel, opposite the Manchester United football ground.

Construction company Galliford Try has been appointed by RED Property Services to construct the Old Trafford Supporters Club hotel, opposite the Manchester United football ground.

The £13.3m project will be a four-star 139-bed hotel and will feature supporters' club facilities and bar, alongside additional retail units.

The group also announced that it has concluded an agreement with The Carlyle Group and its joint venture partners Nikal and Abstract Securities to build the second stage of the Soapworks project in a deal with £12.5m.

Under the agreement, Galliford will construct the entire second phase of the project and will create 210,000 sq. ft. of office space in the old Colgate-Palmolive factory that adjoins the Media City complex in Salford Quays.

Thirdly, Muse Developments has contracted Galliford Try to deliver the sixth phase of the Smithfield residential project in Salford. The £10.75m phase of the development will see the creation of 77 one, two and three-bedroom apartments for private sale, and associated retail units.

Galliford Try Chief Executive, Greg Fitzgerald, said: "These new contracts build on our track record and in particular our recent successes in Greater Manchester, demonstrating the strength of our regional construction business in all sectors.

"We are delighted to be working on these significant developments for the region, and look forward to continuing to play our part in enhancing the built environment in the North West."

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