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

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

Supporting the public and private sectors


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.


Hounsome Fields, Basingstoke

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

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.

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.

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.

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.


Brent Housing Retrofit Pilot

Exceeding energy performance certificate targets in Brent.


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Join our team

Mobile Engineer

Location: Nationwide

Job Type: Engineering

Application Deadline: 07-03-2024

We are on the lookout for experienced and professional Engineers nationally, to join our growing team to provide mobile support to our regionally based client. Having the relevant qualifications and experience for your discipline is essential for your success in one of our roles, however, what is most important to us is your natural communication skills to deliver high levels of customer service at all times, your ability to effectively multi-task, work to tight deadlines and problem solve on the job; whilst always promoting health & safety excellence.In return, we offer a competitive salary, along with 22 days holiday, Pension benefits, life Insurance, and a flexible benefits scheme that you can tailor to suit your lifestyle.Wates FM successfully provides Facilities Management services in technically demanding environments, and our portfolio includes some of the UK’s best-known companies, providing stand-alone hard services, planned and reactive maintenance and technically-led FM solutions to single and multi-site operations.We are an award-winning business; ensuring we take time to understand our clients’ culture as well as their operations. We have national coverage in a broad range of industry sectors, along with growth plans in place.If you or someone you know is interested in a great career opportunity here at Wates, then please click on ‘apply’ to complete our quick and easy application process or if you have any questions you can email One of our In-house Recruitment Team will then be in contact to discuss the opportunity in more detail and advise of next steps.

Payroll Administrator

Location: Finsbury Park

Job Type: Clerical & Administration

Application Deadline: 13-03-2024

We have an opportunity for a Payroll Administrator to join our Wates team within our Maintenance Division. You will be based out of our Finsbury Park office working with our payroll team.Key Responsibilities Set up, populating and regular maintenance of spreadsheets Check payroll, gross to net checks Payroll reconciliation Payroll processes and procedures Manual calculations of net pay, grossing up Communicate confidently and effectively at all levels in both written and verbal communicationAlongside the day to day activities we are at the beginning a journey to review all of our processes and ways of working so if you are comfortable with a level of ambiguity and manual input we would welcome your support to help us develop and improve our payroll service over the coming months.To be successful you will be already working in a similar role, or be a fast learner, with confidence in all aspects of administrative tasks.You will also be a confident communicator, value confidentiality and be able to meet tight deadlines.

Project Surveyor

Location: Sunderland

Job Type: Commercial

Application Deadline: 29-03-2024

Wates are looking for a Project Surveyor to join our construction team in Sunderland focussing on a high profile, technically complex project .If you are passionate about the commercial aspects of Construction and are 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 ROLEOur Project Surveyors are a valuable part of our business, where they lead the team on a project or cluster of packages having full accountability for the development and implementation of all pre and post contract strategies, commercial functions and contract reporting. Project Surveyors take the lead; working collaboratively with our customers and industry specialists with a firm focus on added value, compliance, commercial viability, and best practice.As our Project Surveyor you will: Manage the project commercial team ensuring all Wates Main Contract obligations are met and process obligations are complete with particular reference to Procurement, Sub-contract orders, Managing Supply Chain, Measurements and Valuations, Contractual Notices and Valuing Change Complete and submit Monthly Cost Reports, Procurement Strategy Updates and Internal/External Progress Reports alongside developing and implementing internal and external tender stage and delivery strategies Agree external valuations upstream/downstream to maintain a positive project cashflow and produce and agree main and subcontract final accounts 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… Excellent range of learning and development activity to support your career progression. Industry leading family leave benefits to included 26 weeks fully paid maternity, 8 weeks fully paid paternity.To find out more about LIFE AT WATES please click on the following link

Repairs Planner

Location: Paddington

Job Type: Customer Service

Application Deadline: 13-03-2024

We have an opportunity for a Repairs Planner to join our Wates team within our Responsive Maintenance division. You will be working out of either our Finsbury Park, Kings Cross or Hammersmith offices on one of our social housing contracts, delivering planning for our reactive maintenance appointments.Key Accountabilities will include: Schedule works into diaries for up to 20 operatives daily ensuring diaries are full and immediate attention is given to allocate work to operatives when they become free. Check the system for emergencies and manage within a timely manner to ensure targets are meet Respond to telephone variations by seeking approval from duty surveyor so operatives may continue on the site through to completion Provide a high quality service to our client on a face to face basis Working within a team to achieve goals and targets achieving daily targets of a minimum of 60 allocations each day of new ordersWe are looking for you to have relevant experience gained from working in a similar industry and environment.

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