The Group employs around 5,500 employees and benefits from a strong client base and integrated supply chain, spanning both industries in which it operates.

Our Company History

Galliford Try has evolved through the decades to become one of the UK’s leading housebuilding and construction groups, with revenues of £1.5 billion. Some of the most significant milestones in our journey are outlined below:

  • Today Galliford Try is a top 10 housebuilding and construction company delivering high profile schemes that contribute to the improvement of the built environment.
  • Galliford Try acquires Miller Construction, a UK construction business delivering building and infrastructure projects to both the public and private sectors.
  • The Housebuilding Division re-brands to Linden Homes.
  • Galliford Try re-enters the FTSE 250 Index.
Linden Homes
  • Galliford Try sets up a business in Qatar focusing on infrastructure projects in the public and regulated sectors.
  • Galliford Try acquires Rosemullion Homes, a Cornish housebuilder.
Rosemullion Homes
  • Galliford Try acquires Linden Homes, a housebuilding business in the South of England.
  • Built by Morrison Construction, the Falkirk Wheel, the world’s first rotating boat lift, connecting the Union Canal to the Forth and Clyde Canal, features on the Scottish £50 note.
  • Galliford Try is appointed to develop Graylingwell in Chichester, the UK’s first major net zero carbon development.
  • In the north east of England, Galliford Try acquires Kendall Cross, an affordable housing contractor.
  • Lincolnshire based housebuilder Chartdale Homes is acquired.
  • Morrison Construction is acquired, making Galliford Try Group one of the UK’s top 10 contractors.
  • Morrison Construction wins a major framework contract for the demolition, remediation and associated civils works at Olympic Park in East London.
Morrison Construction
  • Galliford Try achieves a landmark achievement in the history of PFI with the delivery of the first multiple schools PFI scheme in the UK, the Birmingham Schools project.
Company History
  • The Group’s turnover reaches £570m.
  • Gerald Wood Homes, a housebuilder in the South West of England, is purchased.
GERALD WOOD HOMES - Special homes in special locations
  • Galliford and Try merge to form Galliford Try.