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Wates kick-starts Cumbria community investment with Carlisle United FC

28 June, 2016

Wates kick-starts Cumbria community investment with Carlisle United FC

Wates Construction is set to launch a Cumbria-wide community investment campaign in partnership with Carlisle United FC, forming part of the contractor’s growth in Cumbria. Commencing with...

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Manchester community hubs given new lease of life by Wates

24 June, 2016

Manchester community hubs given new lease of life by Wates

Two of Manchester’s neighbourhood facilities have been given a major makeover by teams of volunteers from the Wates Group as part of the business’ nationwide ‘Community Week’ programme....

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19 May, 2016

Ground breaking ceremony marks another major step forward in Stockport’s transformation

Progress on Stockport Council’s major £1 billion ‘Investing in Stockport’ programme was marked this week with a ground breaking ceremony at the new £45m Redrock Stockport...
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28 April, 2016

Manchester’s ‘HOME’ for art and culture celebrates first year with double award

HOME, Manchester’s new international centre for contemporary theatre, film and visual art has been crowned the winner of two prestigious design awards just one year since it...
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7 April, 2016

Wates’ local impact felt in Barrow

Wates Construction, currently building BAE Systems Submarines’ Strategic Bulk Store (SBS) development in Barrow, is giving a boost to a local branch of the Prostate Cancer Support...
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30 March, 2016

Wates begins major recruitment drive for Cumbria sub-contractors

Businesses across Cumbria are being given the chance to deliver a number of the county’s high profile building projects as Wates Construction, part of the Wates Group, looks to grow...
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14 March, 2016

Dual Wates appointment marks next step in Cumbria growth

Wates Construction has appointed Craig Abson as Construction Director and Stefan Hargreaves as Regional Commercial Manager, bolstering the contractor’s intended growth into Cumbria....
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24 February, 2016

Manchester reaps benefits of ‘Housing Investment Fund’ scheme

Manchester businesses have received a £12m boost with 45 unemployed local people securing work and training, as a result of Wates Living Space Homes’ completion of Matrix Homes’...
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