Galliford Try awarded additional Swansea University
St Modwen has appointed Galliford Try as an
additional contractor on the £450m development of its new
Swansea University Bay Campus.
The company will work on the £50m phase of the project to build
student accommodation and student facilities, creating an
additional 545 bedrooms to be occupied by 2016. It will also
include a gym, sports hall, Student Union offices and a crèche.
Former BP Transit site
Swansea University Bay Campus
Darren Arekion, managing director at Galliford Try, said: "This
development represents a tremendous opportunity for our
"Creating opportunities for local people and local businesses is
a key part of the way we work and we look forward to working with
the local supply chain to create the top class facilities that
Swansea University’s students deserve."
The new Swansea University Bay Campus is part of St Modwen's
3,500-acre regeneration programme across South Wales. The campus
will welcome its first cohort of students in September next