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Galliford Try wins £29m sports science centre contract race

September 17th, 2018

Galliford Try has is starting work on a new £29.3m contract to build a teaching and research centre at Leeds Beckett University’s Headingley campus.

Work will see the creation of a new home for the Carnegie School of Sport.

It will include research laboratories, an indoor rooftop sprint track for performance training and analysis and a roof walking track and terrace.

Cliff Wheatley, Managing Director for Galliford Try North East and Yorkshire, said: “We are delighted to be working with Leeds Beckett on such a prestigious project.

“We have a proven track record in providing high-quality buildings for higher education and we look forward to working with the University to ensure that their students and staff have the world-class sports science facilities they demand.”

Professor Peter Slee, Vice-chancellor of Leeds Beckett University, said: “This £45m world-class facility will underline our global reputation for delivering high-impact sports teaching and research.

“It is part of a wider £200m programme of investment across our campuses which will further increase the positive contribution we make to our city region and beyond.”

Construction is due for completion in Autumn 2019.

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