Topic Rock and Alluvium
Date 26 Oct 2023
Galliford Try announces that it has reached agreement for the sale of its specialist piling business Rock & Alluvium Limited, to ground engineering contractor Van Elle.
Rock & Alluvium was established in 1963 and became part of Galliford Try in 1989. Since then, it has grown a reputation as a leading provider of piling solutions in the building and civil engineering sectors.
Under the deal, Van Elle will purchase the entire business and operations of Rock & Alluvium, under the leadership of Darren Brockett, Managing Director.
The Group also announces it has entered into a five-year Trading Agreement under which Van Elle will provide piling and geotechnical services to the company, enabling a strategic relationship which will allow for greater collaboration and innovation to deliver for Galliford Try’s clients.
Bill Hocking, Chief Executive of Galliford Try, said: “Rock & Alluvium has formed an important part of our Group for the past 34 years, and made a notable contribution to some high profile and complex schemes since that time.
“Van Elle is a well-respected contractor within the piling industry and its ownership of Rock & Alluvium will allow the business to grow. We thank the team at Rock & Alluvium and look forward to furthering our relationship with Van Elle to bring benefit for all our stakeholders.”