2020 continues to challenge us. While we’re collectively navigating a ‘new normal’, there is one thing that we as a nation have embraced; we’ve hit the reset button and discovered a new work-life balance.
Moving more cellular: The impact of Covid on office design
The meteoric rise in open plan living has dominated our home environments over the past decade and this has also been reflected in our work domains. However, a change in office trend has been forecast, prompted by the global pandemic and requirement for social distancing.
The benefits for working closer to home
With the majority of us forced to work from home during lockdown, the appetite for lengthy commutes to the workplace has drastically reduced. Our working life has been reshaped and businesses are being forced to adjust and become more adaptable to employee needs.
Transforming construction management through artificial intelligence
Wates Residential’s teams at Stag House and West Street embody the Guiding Framework’s key behaviour of looking for a better way with their adoption of Buildots.
World Youth Skills Day - 15 July 2020
“With the government’s new focus on ‘build, build, build’ this is the perfect time to consider a career in the built environment.” Debbie Crew – Head of Talent and Resourcing, Wates Group.
Wates Residential hosts virtual site tours for next generation of home builders
During the pandemic, our site teams from our Residential business are filming their own virtual site tours, made specifically for local students.
VIDEO: Wates and Havering Estates Regeneration
Demolition has begun on the first of 12 sites to be regenerated in Havering by Wates Residential as one of Londons biggest housing regeneration projects. This marks a significant step forward for the £1 billion scheme.
BLOG: The bricks and mortar of partnership working in Flintshire
Framework Manager Mick Cunningham discusses the benefits of partnership working and rolling out the successes of Wates work across the county.
BLOG: A culture of building homes
Richard Shroll, Managing Director of Wates Residential North, talks house building in the 21st Century and building on Wates proud heritage.
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