Galliford Try house-building target

In a six month trading statement, the firm said it had raised housing completions by 59% to a record 1,352 units for the half year.

Over the last three years the firm has been actively expanding the housing business in the south, cementing its position in the affordable housing market by securing £17m in direct funding awards under the Government’s 2011-2015 national affordable housing programme.

Chief Executive, Greg Fitzgerald said, “The board has been encourage by the progress in house building as our southern biased business performed strongly despite the general economic uncertainty.”
“The spread of long term work in the group’s construction business is underpinning its resilience in challenging market conditions. The group therefore remains on track to meet its expectations for the financial year.”

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