- why wates?
- our businesses
- project stories
- thought leadership
We create value by turning great ideas into practical and economic construction solutions. We have national capability in new build and refurbishment, with a proven supply chain in place. Complex projects are handled by highly experienced project teams, with exceptional leaders who communicate clearly with all stakeholders.
We manage out risk through effective cost planning, design management, supply chain integration and strong management. Our in-house engineering team resolves complex engineering challenges with confidence, and works seamlessly with our site teams. Specialist fit-out capability, with extensive experience in live environments, means that sensitive locations are smoothly handled and tight security arrangements are easily
We are passionate about safety – with an industry-leading target of zero reportable accidents by 2012. The construction industry has followed our lead in terms of waste management solutions, with 84% of non-hazardous re-directed from landfill in 2008. We are actively working towards a target of zero non-hazardous waste to landfill by 2010.
Wates is focused on developing long term relationships with customers to deliver ever greater value.
But don’t just take our word for it.
"The completed building speaks for itself, fully let with discerning Tenants. Land Securities is extremely impressed with how the relationship has developed throughout the project’s life."
Geoff Taylor, Land Securities talking about Eastbourne Terrace
related project stories
Wates takes top honour
Wates Group has taken home the top accolade in Business in the Community’s (BITC’s) 14th Awards for Excellence.
the Queen’s Awards
Wates receive the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development.
Wates is one of the most financially secure companies in the construction sector. We have significant liquidity, no reliance on external funding and no toxic assets.
Secure employment is at the heart of sustainable communities. At a time with increasing unemployment especially with young people, businesses have a greater role to play in society.