The Built Environment - how far have we changed in 25 years?
WATES IN THE NEWS#
Sir James Wates CBE reflects on the state of the construction industry over the past 25 years and what the future might hold.
2019 Armistice Day: Wates and the Armed Forces
At Wates, we are proud of our association with the armed forces. From supporting the D-Day landings in Normandy during WWII to building a base for the next generation of fighter jets for the RAF.
Will power and public leisure
As an inclusivity champion for construction company Wates, Will Bayley discusses the real power of public leisure facilities in helping people and communities come together and break barriers through sport.
BLOG: Why the rise in absenteeism due to poor mental health is a positive thing
In this blog, John Dunne, Group Safety Health Environment and Quality Director at Wates, outlines why he believes the rise in reported absenteeism due to poor mental health is a positive thing.
BLOG: Award-winning delivery in complex clinical environments
As highly technical and complex clinical environments, science facilities require a very meticulous and collaborative approach to construction.
BLOG: driving performance is reliant on people
People are the lifeline of our industry. With industry growth must come more investment in the future workforce. Read more on why training is so vital to our industry.
BLOG: preserving public sector spend and creating certainty through frameworks
Much like the rest of the UK, the construction industry is weathering a significant period of economic uncertainty, derived from our impending exit from the European Union.
BLOG: Ian Vickers: Buy local and leave a legacy
Whether a commercial office development, new school or leisure facility, the schemes we build ultimately take root within the surrounding local community and have a tangible impact upon the built environment and local economy.
BLOG: Buy local and buy social - an investment contractors can make in society
Louise Ratcliffe discusses the role social enterprises play in building successful, sustainable communities when part of a local supply chain.