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Galliford Try scoops £32m Durham University deal

Galliford Try has won a £31.7m project with Durham University to deliver a new sports complex.

The contractor has agreed the deal to redevelop the university’s existing sporting facilities as well as construct a new complex, known as the Maiden Castle sports park.

Durham University’s brief includes an indoor cricket hall, a 12-court multi-use sports hall, martial arts area, fitness suite, purpose-built recovery facilities and a weights rooms.

Galliford Try managing director for North-east and Yorkshire Cliff Wheatley said: “We are delighted to be furthering our relationship with Durham University with this exciting new project.

“Our business has a strong track record of producing excellent higher education buildings to deliver the full range of facilities that the students of today expect.”

Galliford Try is currently building Durham University’s £40m education hub in the town centre.

The 8,000 sq m structure will be the first new build under a £350m investment in the university’s estate, part of the institution’s 10-year strategy.

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