Reimagining places
for people to thrive.

We are one of the UK’s leading family-owned
development, building and property maintenance companies.

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£2.18bn

Turnover (2023)

4,321

Employees (2023)

£225m

Social value generated (2023)

45%

Reduction in Scope 1 & 2 emissions against a 2019 baseline

WHO WE HELP

Inspiring better ways of creating the places, communities and businesses of tomorrow

Supporting the public and private sectors

Projects

Our customers

Wellington Place high quality commercial office development in Leeds

11 and 12 Wellington Place, Leeds

The intention for 11 & 12 Wellington Place was to create two landmark buildings in the heart of Leeds City Centre.

Commercial

Hounsome Fields, Basingstoke

Achieving planning consent and the subsequent land sale of Hounsome Fields in Basingstoke was a standout highlight for us in 2017.

Residential
Using our national experience to improve community healthcare at a local level

Abbey Road Community Health Hub

The Community Centre on the ground floor provides valuable resources and enjoys access to an outdoor garden room and creche, whilst the Health Centre above will provide new modern consultation and surgery rooms.

Healthcare
We are a trusted partner of the Department for Education, helping them deliver net zero carbon schools

Edgar Wood Academy Secondary School

The Edgar Wood Academy in Middleton is the very first school in the country to be procured via the Department for Education’s (DfE’s) Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) Framework.

Education
Using modern methods of construction to design and build sustainable sports facilities

Braywick Leisure Centre

Braywick Park is a new, state of the art leisure centre constructed as a replacement for the Magnet Leisure Centre.

Sport and Leisure
Cardiff Living Project

Cardiff Council Residential Partnership

Cardiff Living is an exciting development partnership between Wates Residential and the City of Cardiff Council.

Residential
Emergency service fit-out

Fire Station Refurbishment For Cheshire

We deliver complex and time sensitive projects in live working environments.

Emergency Services
Havering 12 estates regeneration programme

LB of Havering Joint Venture Regeneration

A 12 year joint venture partnership to breathe new life into the community of Havering.

Residential

Brent Housing Retrofit Pilot

Exceeding energy performance certificate targets in Brent.

Residential
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Careers

Join our team

Carpenter Multi Trader

Location: Walton-On-Thames

Job Type: Trades and Labour

Application Deadline: 08-08-2024

Wates have an opportunity for a Carpenter Multi Trader to join our Wates team within our Responsive Maintenance division. You will be covering the North London area, your main office will be Walton On Thames working on one of our social housing contracts, delivering reactive maintenance to our residents.Key Accountabilities will include: Undertaking repair/renewal works Advising Supervisor in a timely manner where other trades are required Working solely on certain tasks Working in partnership with other operatives to complete certain tasks Completing daily work sheets detailing work undertaken and materials used after each job undertaken Working in a timely and productive manner to complete programme tasksYou must have a full UK driving licence.To be successful in the role you will be an excellent communicator with the ability to problem solve, multi task, work to tight deadlines, have high standard of workmanship, productivity levels and ability to provide excellent customer service at all times is essential.

Carpenter Multi Trader

Location: Walton-On-Thames

Job Type: Trades and Labour

Application Deadline: 08-08-2024

Wates have an opportunity for a Carpenter Multi Trader to join our Wates team within our Responsive Maintenance division. You will be covering the South London area, your main office will be Walton On Thames working on one of our social housing contracts, delivering reactive maintenance to our residents.Key Accountabilities will include: Undertaking repair/renewal works Advising Supervisor in a timely manner where other trades are required Working solely on certain tasks Working in partnership with other operatives to complete certain tasks Completing daily work sheets detailing work undertaken and materials used after each job undertaken Working in a timely and productive manner to complete programme tasksYou must have a full UK driving licence.To be successful in the role you will be an excellent communicator with the ability to problem solve, multi task, work to tight deadlines, have high standard of workmanship, productivity levels and ability to provide excellent customer service at all times is essential.

Design Manager

Location: Cardiff

Job Type: Design

Application Deadline: 08-08-2024

Wates Group are looking for a Design Manager to join our Residential team in Cardiff focusing on bring housing to local communities.If you are passionate about design, working within a team environment and with proven technical skills looking for an opportunity to challenge the norm, bring fresh new ideas and elevate yourself within the industry then join us and help to create tomorrow together. This is a great opportunity to progress your career as part of a talented, diverse, and supportive team. ABOUT THE ROLE Our Design Managers are a valuable part of our business, driving quality outcomes, enhancing buildability and fostering innovation. Design Managers work collaboratively with our industry specialists and in-house technical experts to ensure that the design develops in accordance with the brief with a firm focus on added value, compliance, commercial viability, and best practice. As our Design Manager you will: Work with all relevant parties, to produce and manage a realistic design programme and information required schedule to facilitate design, procurement and construction activities. Support the implementation of Continuous Improvement initiatives and innovation. Ensure the design has been reviewed and verified to achieve compliance and mitigate Health and Safety, design and buildability issues prior to construction and identify key risks and opportunities at each stage of the design and delivery process. WHAT WE OFFER Competitive salary & profit share scheme Flexible working Car Allowance / Company Car (subject to Role/Grade) Travel covered to any of our sites (subject to HMRC advisory rates) Extensive corporate benefits including, Private Medical, Pension 8% employers’ contribution, Health and Wellness programme, 26 days holidays + bank holidays and much more… One of the best learning and development programmes which is customizable to support your career progression goals. (c.7000 training sessions delivered year to date across the WATES Group) Excellent range of learning and development activity to support your career progression. Industry leading family leave benefits to included 26 weeks fully paid maternity, 12 weeks fully paid paternity. To find out more about LIFE AT WATES please click on the following link https://www.wates.co.uk/careers/

HRIS Analyst – FTC

Location: Nationwide

Job Type: HR

Application Deadline: 01-08-2024

ABOUT USWe are looking for an enthusiastic HR Analyst – System and Reporting to join our team for 12 months to cover parental leave, providing specialist HR system support to the HR Shared Services function and reporting support to Group HR and the wider business. This role reports into the HR Systems and Data Manager and will be a mixture of home and office working.ABOUT YOUTo be successful in this role you will have substantial experience of HCM systems (we use iTrent and ServiceNow) and a good working knowledge of reporting tools (we use Business Objects and/or Power BI) with the ability to scope and develop reports needed by our business. A good theoretical knowledge of HR or CIPD level 5/above would be advantageous for this role, and you will have solid experience of project management principles and practices coupled with advanced knowledge of MS Office products, particularly Excel.We are looking for you to be an excellent communicator at all levels with the ability to positively influence and build effective relationships. You will have an eye for detail and be highly analytical and accurate. Proactive and able to self-manage workload, time, and priorities to achieve the outputs required. This role will require some presentations, so being comfortable in presenting and communicating using PowerPoint would be ideal.ABOUT THE ROLEHR Analyst – Systems and Reporting Key Accountabilities: Ensuring the integrity and security of the HR system by managing access requests, and carrying out regular access review checks and controlling security roles Manage the testing and delivery of complex change requests, and complex structure requests with consideration for any downstream impacts. Lead, manage and deliver monthly service packs and quarterly system upgrades ensuring they are end to end tested by key stakeholders. Monitor, review and manage interfaces to ensure the integration of system and flow of data. Produce reliable and comprehensive complex reports when requested & work with business stakeholders to develop new reports and dashboards in line with their individual business needs. Act as the first point of escalation when issues or defects are raised either internally or externally to our third-party suppliers and seeing the escalation through to resolution.WHAT WE OFFER Competitive salary & profit share Flexible working  Travel covered to any of our sites (subject to HMRC advisory rates). Extensive corporate benefits including, Private Medical, Pension 8% employers’ contribution, Health and Wellness programme, 26 days holidays + bank holidays and much more… Excellent range of learning and development activity to support your career progression. Industry leading family leave benefits to included 26 weeks fully paid maternity, 12 weeks fully paid paternity.  To find out more about LIFE AT WATES please click on the following link https://www.wates.co.uk/careers/

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