wates retail

As a leading provider of retail solutions to major high street names in the UK, we fully understand the importance of maximising the value of every square metre of retail space. Highly experienced in the challenges of live and new store environments, our teams have a deep understanding of the specific needs of retail customers, from delivery on budget and reduction of carbon footprint, to an absolute focus on safety and the need for a dedicated project team.

  • National delivery capability. For new build and store re-fits, from small shop-fit projects to large re-fits.
  • Safety first. We look after your customers and employees through exacting safety practices, above those of the rest of the  industry.
  • Added design value. Wates Design integrates a design and feasibility service into our offering, enabling us to use our experience in live retail environments to enhance the future of your stores.
  • Proven track record. Able to deliver on time and on budget, every time through a motivated, talented, well-trained team of retail environment experts working with a tested supply chain.
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