The Royal Hospital Chelsea required refurbishment & remodelling of the Grade 1 listed buildings to provide modern & suitable accommodation for the future.
BLOG: Up against a brick wall
Steve Beechey, Group Strategy Director & MD Government Affairs talks about the challenges facing the education sector.
BLOG: Inspiring the next generation of East Midlands workers
At Wates, we were involved in a range of events over the summer designed to help young people in the East Midlands develop an awareness of the world of work and take their next steps towards a construction career.
BLOG: Region's Built Environment must up its game in response to rising 'senior living' development
An increase in investment in high-end retirement developments across the south must be met with innovation and adaptability if the senior living sector is to realise its emerging potential.
BLOG: The Digital Transformation Of The Construction Industry
Historically the industry has been used to working in silos, however for BIM to be successful; we need to work collaboratively with others, which requires a change in approach, behavior and mindset.
BLOG: The Next Generation Workforce Must Value Social Enterprises
Understanding the importance of social enterprises is vital for young people joining the construction industry, according to Zak Farnsworth, a commercial management trainee in Nottingham.
BLOG: Three years of Wates and empa, delivering for the public sector
Procurement frameworks have climbed the construction industry agenda over the past five years and with them have come a very distinct set of industry standards when it comes to procurement, local impact, supply chain management and partnership working.
BLOG: James Wates CBE: Train to win
“The apprenticeship levy is coming, so we might as well make the best of it. And how we do that is by thinking smarter and working together to make the scheme succeed for us.”
CASE STUDY: Audley Malvern
Wates Construction is currently developing a luxury retirement village located in the rolling hills of Great Malvern, Worcestershire.