law and order

Creating buildings in a secure environment

Wates is recognised as a leading expert in delivering prison, police and security-related buildings such as detention centres and court houses. Our proactive and innovative approach to the Ministry of Justice framework, has enabled us to produce award-winning results including the fastest ever prison build and significant cost and time savings through considered value-engineering.

  • Our supply chain is security cleared and we specialise in logistics in a secure environment.
  • Our experienced design and construction teams are able to deliver real capital cost and programme time reductions – delivering finished buildings below budget and quickly.
  • Experience and value engineering delivers dramatic reductions in life-cycle costs.
  • Close collaboration with the design supply chain and client teams to create a smooth and efficient process.
  • Understand the importance of local community relationships and develop a considered programme that minimises disruption to the local infrastructure. Wherever possible we try to support local initiatives to further enhance community support for the project.
  • Support the rehabilitation agenda with skills and education programmes and funding.
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