b'CASE STUDY: WATES RESIDENTIALDaedalus Village, Lee-on-the-SolentWates Residential was chosen byHomes England, the Governmentshousing delivery agency, to act as its delivery partner in breathing new lifeinto the historic former Royal Naval Air base site in Lee-on-the-Solent nowknown as Daedalus Village. This development scheme is expected to be complete by the end of 2020 and will deliver 200 new homes. This includes 120 private and 80 affordable homes. The scheme aims to celebrate the rich heritage of the area, with children from Lee-on-the-Solent Junior School and members of the Lee Residents Association given the opportunity to name apartment buildings based on the history of the site. One year in, the first new residents have moved into their new homes and 10.6m of social value has been generated forthe local community. CASE STUDY: WATES RESIDENTIALPopUp Business School,Havering and Wates Joint Venture The PopUp Business School, which runsHavering Council is currently working inJust three months on, course attendees across the UK, came to Havering in Maypartnership with Wates Residential to deliverwere already breaking ground on their following a successful Wates Giving grantmore than 3,500 new homes over the nextbusiness ventures with 38% starting to application by joint venture partners12 to 15 years. As part of the project, thetrade and 41% having made their all-Havering Council and Wates Residential.partners are investing in education, trainingimportant first sale. The new businesses Budding entrepreneurs from Havering and skills to support the commitment toinclude start-ups in the real estate,were encouraged to set up newdeliver a borough-wide legacy. More thancraft, health and social work, foodbusinesses and kick start their careers80 local residents took part in the course,and entertainment sectors. after completing the free business which helps make business dreams a realityOne participant was encouraged to step training course. through practical training, workshops andoutside her comfort zone and speakconfidence building sessions.with the manager of the local branchof Waterstones on her lunch break.Her book is now proudly displayedon the shelves of the Romford branch. The PopUp Business School is the most inspirational and motivational experience that youll ever come acrossit sparked lots of ideas and Im thinking about turning the main character from my book into a brand. Carole Local Resident35'