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Wates build futures in Dudley

30 September, 2016

Wates build futures in Dudley

Unemployed Dudley residents have been given a career kick-start in house building by Wates Living Space Homes, on the business’ nationwide ‘Building Futures’ training programme. Ten over...

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Wates and Trafford Housing Trust launch housebuilding joint venture

30 September, 2016

Wates and Trafford Housing Trust launch housebuilding joint venture

A new strategic housing joint venture (JV) between Trafford Housing Trust and Wates Living Space Homes has been launched to deliver much needed new mixed tenure, high quality homes in the North...

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30 September, 2016

First tenants settle in at £4.2m apartment scheme in Newton Mearns

Pioneering affordable housing funder QSH has welcomed the first tenants to its £4.2 million flagship rent-to-buy apartment scheme in Newton Mearns. The development, which offers...
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27 September, 2016

Wates builds Midlands presence with leadership appointment

Wates has appointed John Carlin as Business Unit Director for the Midlands. The senior appointment comes as the business looks to strengthen its presence across the region,...
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26 September, 2016

SES Engineering Services delivering £43 million M&E project at new Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre

Leading national engineering specialist, SES Engineering Services, has secured a £43 million contract on the new £300 million Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre (DNRC) at...
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26 September, 2016

Chairman of Wates Group joins board of Tomorrow’s Company

Tomorrow’s Company, the independent think tank helping businesses to be a force for good, today announced that James Wates CBE, chairman of the Wates Group, has joined its board as...
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22 September, 2016

We need to enthuse young people about vocational training

If we were to do for vocational training what we did for sport over the past two decades, investing in it and enthusing young people, the skills shortage that threatens our industry...
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21 September, 2016

Wates’ private residential portfolio reaches £182m

Wates Construction has signed a contract valued at £70.9m to build Anthology’s new Hoxton Press development, bringing the contractor’s private residential appointments to a...
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