Wates has been successfully working the Midlands for over 55 years, completing a broad range of projects of varying values.  The 138-strong team comprises of direct employees and hourly paid tradespeople.  We work in a wide range of sectors, with a consistent local supply chain.

Major projects include:

  • Showell Park – a new build, design & build project worth £7.8m
  • John Lewis, Leicester - £21m retail fit-out
  • Marks & Spencer, Fort Retail Park, Birmingham - £6.5m fit-out
  • Birmingham Town Hall - £34m renovation of local heritage site
related project stories

Trusted to renovate Birmingham Town Hall

Extraordinary buildings require extraordinary delivery of innovative solutions. The Birmingham Wates team repaid the trust placed in them by ensuring the town hall looks as good...

Lancaster Circus, Birmingham

Thinking ahead: Smart phasing reduces programme by a thirdThis project consisted of a phased refurbishment of a five storey office building in Central Birmingham.Features of the...

Aston Hall, Birmingham

Valued heritage: A sensitive makeover of a Jacobean masterpieceThis highly prestigious project was part of a three-year makeover of one of England’s finest Jacobean mansion houses,...

John Lewis, Leicester

Customer: John Lewis Partnership Architect: Wates Design Quantity Surveyor: EC Harris Structural Engineer: Hurst Pierce & Malcolm Services: CSA Value: 21m Project Period:...