Galliford Try wins £52m Coventry student halls contract


Galliford Try’s Building East Midlands business has secured £52.5 million contract from The Elite Group to construct a 922-bed student accommodation facility at Paradise Street in Coventry, UK.

The new halls will be constructed across three blocks of three, 12 and 14 storeys on the location of a previous garage close to the city centre, with an additional two low-rise house blocks.

A recreational area for the students will be built, in addition to office and maintenance facilities for the proposed management company AXO Student Living.

"We look forward to working with The Elite Group to produce high-quality facilities for the students of Coventry to benefit from."

Prior to the contract, Galliford Try has already had an existing major student accommodation site in Coventry, developing a £47.5m 770-bed facility at Godiva Place.

Galliford Try East Midlands Managing Director Jon Marston said: “We are delighted to have won this contract and continue to build on our strong reputation as a contractor both within Coventry and in the student accommodation sector.

"We look forward to working with The Elite Group to produce high-quality facilities for the students of Coventry to benefit from.”