Wates Construction has completed its first project for Gateshead Council with the delivery of a £12m new school. Find out more.
2020 The dawn of true work-life balance
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.
Sandwell Aquatics Major Milestone
WATES IN THE NEWS
By the end of 2020, 14 trusses will have been installed in total, each spanning 75m and weighing around 30 tonnes. Read more about the project progress update.
Delivering zero-carbon school buildings
As part of our Wates Summer Series, involving experts from across the industry, we discussed delivering zero-carbon school buildings. Stephen Beechey, Group Public Sector Director, shares the key points from the workshop in the following blog.
Operating an essential site during uncertain times
John Carlin, Regional MD Wates Construction Midlands, explores how new ways of working are helping to deliver one of the Midlands’ most challenging and important projects
Delivering a world class sporting venue during a pandemic
Amidst the current Covid-19 pandemic, we’ve worked hard to ensure that progress on the Aquatics Centre in Smethwick isn’t halted while strictly adhering to the Government’s guidance and site operating procedures.
Tastes of Italy
William Goodacre and his team began trading from Needspaces first business centre in Earlsfield, South-West London, 12 years ago.
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