The COVID-19 pandemic has presented major challenges to both our industry and our business, but it has also brought to the fore some incredible positives.
New ways of working - our response to COVID-19
Site and project teams across the Wates Group are working hard to ensure that site operating procedures are followed, so that we continue to prioritise the safety and wellbeing of our teams.
Undertaking an emergency evacuation during Covid-19
On Friday 27 March, Wates Construction’s site team in Wembley Park carried out a fire drill to ensure that in an emergency, site operating procedures are effectively followed.
Open doors goes digital at the Royal College of Surgeons in London
In light of the Coronavirus (COVID 19) pandemic Open Doors Week 2020 was changed from being an onsite experience to a virtual one.
Wates Developments’ scheme at Ringwood in Hampshire is a great example of an integrated planning approach that has delivered a truly mixed-use development meeting the needs of families, the elderly and local businesses alike.
Walberton, West Sussex
The development of a range of new homes and community benefits at a site in Walberton, West Sussex, is an example of what is achievable in planning and development terms with the right engagement from all stakeholders.
This 15-year contract started in April 2013 and involves the delivery of a programme of full maintenance works across Wolverhampton’s stock of approximately 7,000 homes.
Wates Living Space has delivered day to day responsive repairs, fire safety works and planned maintenance services for the Housing Association Peabody, since June 2017.
West Midlands Police HQ, Birmingham
The first evidence of success in Wates FM’s ambition to broaden its remit into the public sector came in September 2019, with the award of its first public sector contract, for West Midlands Police.