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Brand new extension marks new school year at Newcastle High School for Girls

6 September, 2016

Brand new extension marks new school year at Newcastle High School for Girls

Pupils at Newcastle High School for Girls have started their new school term in a brand new senior school building following the completion of development work by lead contractor, Wates...

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Wates appointed to deliver £30m Campus Whitehaven in Cumbria

29 July, 2016

Wates appointed to deliver £30m Campus Whitehaven in Cumbria

Following significant work behind the scenes, today the partnership leading the development of the new Campus Whitehaven are announcing the preferred contractor for the design and build of...

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10 November, 2015

Building work draws to a close on Doncaster’s XP School

Wates Construction has handed over the keys to a pioneering £5.6m free school in Doncaster, where students will benefit from a personalised curriculum, which places focus on an...
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10 November, 2015

Contract award reached on final school in EFA’s latest Priority Schools batch

Wates Construction and the Education Funding Agency (EFA) have reached contract award on the third and final school in the Barking, Dagenham and Newham batch of the Priority School...
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29 October, 2015

Contract close reached on second Barking, Dagenham & Newham priority school

Wates Construction and the Education Funding Agency (EFA) have reached contract close on the £16.7 million (incl. VAT) Eastbury School in Barking; the second school in the Barking,...
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3 September, 2015

Wates secures first project in North East expansion plans with development of Newcastle High School for Girls

Wates Construction has been awarded an £11 million contract by the Girls’ Day School Trust to remodel the school’s iconic Victorian buildings at Tankerville Terrace and construct a...
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20 July, 2015

Financial close reached on first Barking, Dagenham & Newham priority school

Wates Construction and the Education Funding Agency (EFA) have reached financial close on the £22.8m Little Ilford School in Newham; the first in the Barking, Dagenham and Newham...
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2 April, 2014

Wates awarded £37m contract to build North West 4 batch of priority schools

Wates Construction has been named as the successful bidder for the North West 4 batch of six privately-funded schools to be built under the Priority School Building Programme...
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