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

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 development where...

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

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 opened its...

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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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11 February, 2016

Construction milestone reached on new Blackburn free school

Building work on the new Olive School in Blackburn reached its midway point this week as main contractor, Wates Construction, completed the steel frame of the two-storey primary...
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10 February, 2016

Wates embarks on growth strategy in Cumbria

Wates Construction, currently building BAE Systems’ Strategic Bulk Store (SBS) in Barrow-in-Furness, has commenced the next step in its growth plan and confirmed its intended...
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