The Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) will not open in late autumn as planned with contractors tentatively targeting a December launch, Scotland’s transport secretary has admitted. In a project update presented to the Scottish Parliament yesterday, Michael Matheson MSP said the full ope
Galliford Try has taken a further £20 million hit on the Aberdeen bypass, taking the total provision on the overrun project to £123m. The construction group said today that the £20m write-off meant it had lost £45m on the project for the full financial year due to bad weather and the impact of t
Shares at Galliford Try rose over 5% this morning after the contractor achieved significant growth in both revenue and profit across the full-year period, though another financial hit is expected due to the ongoing Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) project. In a trading update, the group said
The Scottish Government has been urged to launch an immediate investigation after it was revealed that employment agencies have been advertising for workers to operate for 15 hours a day or 80 hours a week on the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR). In one of the adverts, which were uncovered b
Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard has urged the Scottish Government to investigate “extremely serious allegations” regarding safety issues on the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) construction project.
A beam being installed by AWPR workers on North Deeside Road Galliford Try has completed a rights issue to raise £157.6 million of new equity capital to cover over-run costs on the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie to Tipperty (AWPR) project.
Galliford Try is planning to raise £150 million of new equity capital to help cover its additional financial obligations on the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) contract following the collapse of Carillion. The two firms formed two-thirds of the Aberdeen Roads Ltd (ARL) consortium leading t
Carillion workers employed on the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) have been offered jobs by its joint venture partners Galliford Try and Balfour Beatty, according to Transport Scotland. The three companies made up the Aberdeen Roads Limited consortium delivering the £550 million section of
Keith Brown on a visit to the AWPR site last year Cabinet secretary for the economy, jobs and fair work, Keith Brown, has moved to reassure MSPs that disruption and job losses caused by Carillion’s collapse would be minimised in Scotland, though the minister stopped short of giving an opening date
Carillion is part of a coalition delivering the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) Clients and joint ventures partners of collapsed contractor Carillion have taken steps to begin contingency plans after the firm entered compulsory liquidation today.
Chris Scoffield Galliford Try has named new managing directors for two different divisions within the group.
Galliford Try has revealed that it will no longer bid for major infrastructure projects after its construction division suffered an £89 million loss due to problems on delivering the Queensferry Crossing and the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR). Pre-tax profits for the year to 30 June 2017
The future of a Scottish subcontractor is in the balance after a payment dispute with Galliford Try put the firm under “extreme financial pressure”, according to reports. Paisley-based M&E subcontractor Power One Group is in a dispute over alleged non-payment of a £9 million bill by Gallifo
The Scottish Procurement Alliance has revealed the nine main contractors to have secured places on its £800 million schools and community buildings framework. The four-year framework is split into regions as well as four value bands (up to £2m, £2m-£4m, £4m-£10m and £10m+) with four selected
Jeremy Townsend Galliford Try has appointed the chief financial officer of pest control company Rentokil to its Board.