Building giant says plenty of public sector work available in Scotland (From Herald Scotland)

  • THE chief operating officer of building giant Galliford Try has highlighted the strength of the construction market in Scotland where public spending is providing a spur for the sector.
  • Galliford Try runs a big housebuilding operation under the Linden Homes brand.
  • Mr Gillespie said the market had picked up south of the border.
  • Ken Gillespie said Galliford Try’s construction arm enjoyed dramatic growth in Scotland over the last 12 months as it felt the benefit of winning a string of public sector contracts.
  • However, it does not build homes in Scotland preferring to focus effort south of the border, where Mr Gillespie has said it can make more money with less effort.