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.
CASE STUDY: Audley Malvern
Wates Construction is currently developing a luxury retirement village located in the rolling hills of Great Malvern, Worcestershire.
CASE STUDY: Imber Court, East Molesey
Granted outline planning permission for up to 95 new homes, including the provision of 40% affordable housing on this light industrial and warehouse estate.
CASE STUDY: 60 Commercial Road
With its eye-catching geometric wave façade, combining concrete pre-cast modules with terracotta cladding, interspersed with full-height glazed panels, number 60 is the most visually striking development on Commercial Road.
CASE STUDY: BAE - Strategic Bulk Storage (SBS)
The new SBS facility will provide an off-site logistics operation to accommodate delivery, receipt, storage and despatch of parts and materials required to support BAEs marine business.
CASE STUDY: Dakeyne Street
Dakeyne Street, once an empty, derelict building, is a prime example of how crumbling structures can be brought back to life and re-purposed in an enterprising way.
CASE STUDY: Ansty Park
Industry and universities are working together defining technology for the future at the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) at Ansty Park in Coventry.
CASE STUDY: Manchester Housing Investment Fund, Phase One
Wates was responsible for the master planning and delivery of a £24m new build residential scheme across five sites, providing 240 much needed family homes for sale and high quality market rent.