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HMP The Verne

HMP The Verne

Wates Construction completed a wide range of works at HMP The Verne during 2014. The Verne originally opened in 1949 on the site of a former military barracks, dating back to the end of the nineteenth century and aspects of the site are now grade II listed buildings. The works carried out included the refurbishment of the six accommodation blocks comprising 490 cells in...

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Boldrewood Phase 2

In 2014 Wates Construction successfully completed a £55m two stage design and build scheme to comprehensively redevelop the University of Southampton’s Boldrewood Campus....

Ministry of Justice, Secure College

New plans and images of the UK’s first Secure College, planned for Leicestershire, have been unveiled by Justice Minister Andrew Selous in the next phase of the...

Metropolitan Police Custody Extension Projects - Wood Green, Kingston, Brixton, Walworth, Colindale

Wates Building Services was first used on the design and construction of five Metropolitan Police projects across London. This was a high spec ‘cut and carve’ commission which...

Debenhams, Oxford Street

Oxford Street saw a UK first with Wates Construction’s installation of a kinetic façade to Debenhams’ flagship store. This unique exterior masks the existing 1970s design and...

Wragge & Co – Two Snow Hill, Birmingham

International law firm, Wragge & Co LLP appointed Wates Construction to deliver the commercial fit-out of its offices at Two Snowhill, Birmingham. The works enabled the...