Galliford Try awarded further RAF Coningsby project

Date 28 Jul 2022

Galliford Try’s Building East Midlands has been appointed by the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) to build the new Single Living Accommodation (SLA) facility at RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire.

The new four-storey will include 94 beds, five new EV charging stations and expanded landscaping to the existing car park. Designed to BIM Level 2 and achieving DREAM Excellent, the building is working towards a net zero carbon in operation rating, utilising Passivhaus principles.

The award is the fourth project for the business at the RAF Coningsby base, with previous contracts including new Squadron Headquarters, Single Living Accommodation and Pilot Training facilities.

Angela Nyamuranga, Project Manager at DIO, said: "DIO is looking forward to working collaboratively with our industry partners Galliford Try and Arcadis to deliver sustainable and Building Performance Standard-compliant Junior Ranks’ accommodation for Service Personnel at RAF Coningsby.”

Jon Marston, Managing Director at Galliford Try Building East Midlands, said: “We are delighted to be working at RAF Coningsby once more having forged a fantastic relationship with the base, and look forward to adding another high-quality facility to our portfolio there.”