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

Commercial Administrator

Location: Streatham

Job Type: Clerical & Administration

Application Deadline: 27-12-2023

Wates have an opportunity for a Commercial Administrator to join our team in Lambeth to engage in full administrative duties and provide ongoing support for the team in a number of key contract areas. Key Accountabilities will include: Amend and improve various Excel trackers to ensure the data can be utilised effectively for data reporting. Create and maintain information on systems and databases and manage efficient filing systems. Close down jobs on the system to ensure reports reflect current work levels. Coordinate meetings when required and greet guests and visitors. Assist with the ordering of Personal Protective Equipment as and when required. Deal with a range of administrative queries that come through to the team. General administrative duties including filing, faxing and photocopying.We are looking for an experienced Administrator who is a confident communicator, highly computer literate (Microsoft suite – Word, Excel etc) and extremely organised. The successful individual will have ideally have worked in the construction and/or maintenance industry but this is not essential.

Contract Supervisor

Location: Notting Hill

Job Type: Trades and Labour

Application Deadline: 27-12-2023

We have an opportunity for a Contracts Supervisor to join our Wates team within our Responsive Maintenance division. You will be working out of our Finsbury Park office on one of our social housing contracts, delivering reactive maintenance to our residents.Key Accountabilities will include: Ensure high quality service is provided with the management of the work scheduling in accordance with company procedures, standards and SLAs Represent Wates at client and resident performance meetings as requested by the Operations Manager Manage the responsive repairs function to ensure consistent performance against targets Effective and efficient management of material costs and ensure that all are following correct processes and procedures Monitor quality of work through inspection, inspection reports, analysis of key performance indicators and analysis of customer satisfaction surveys. Lead, manage and contribute to the development of your team and determine optimum employment levels to comply with the provision of the serviceTo be successful in the role you must be an excellent communicator with the ability to problem solve, multi task and work to tight deadlines. Prior Responsive Maintenance experience is crucial to the role.

Multi Trader

Location: Walton-On-Thames

Job Type: Trades and Labour

Application Deadline: 27-12-2023

Wates have an opportunity for a Multi Trader to join our Wates team within our Responsive Maintenance division. You will be working out of our Walton-On Thames office 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 tasksTo 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.

Project Director

Location: Swindon

Job Type: Operational

Application Deadline: 27-12-2023

Wates are looking for a Project Director to join our Southern Construction team on an exciting new project in Wiltshire area.If you are Project Director 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 ROLEOur Project Directors are a valuable part of our business, the focus of this role will be to provide visible leadership, insight, direction and foresight in the safe and profitable delivery of schemes, while also providing excellent customer satisfaction and successfully develop a team.As our Project Manager you will: Lead the project team and manage the supply chain to deliver projects to time, cost and quality targets and standards Ensure safety targets and standards are maintained by understanding what safety excellence looks like Foster a continuous improvement culture by actively seeking input from all members of the project team and encouraging them to implement safety improvements Lead, manage and deliver operational excellence and efficiency through appropriate use of leadership indicator health check reviews through the Bid, Pre-construction and Construction phases of the projectWHAT 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 REPLACE THIS BOX OF TEXT WITH THE VACANCY DETAILS. PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THIS WILL BE THE ONLY SECTION THAT WILL FEED INTO THE JOB BOARDS.

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