Friday, August 28, 2009

Linford Group notches up £46m of contract wins

Linford Group has notched up recent contract wins totalling ВЈ46m, with new projects for both its building and restoration divisions.

As revealed last week in CJ, the firm is one of four contractors to win a spot Walsall Housing Group's ВЈ78m framework new build affordable housing framework.

Meanwhile Linford will be the main building contractor for several extra-care housing projects for Syniad, a consortium of Welsh housing associations, following its selection as a preferred contractor to the consortium earlier this year. 

The Syniad projects comprise a development of 60 properties at Jasmine Crescent, Mold, worth ВЈ8.5m, and a development of 31 properties at Hafan Glyd, Shotton, worth ВЈ2.7m.


Linford Group notches up £46m of contract wins


Meanwhile, planning permission is being sought for a ВЈ6m development of 56 affordable houses near Flint, which again will be built by Linford.

The firm's restotation arm is also about to start the next phase of the restoration of Grade I-listed Stowe House, the famous public school in Buckingham. The phase, worth £3.7m, will be repairing the South façade of the Eastern Elevation of the Building, and replacing the library roof.

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