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.
VE Day 75: Celebrating our association with the Armed Forces
As we commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE Day, we remember our role in supporting the military through World War II and our construction of the Mulberry Harbours.
Supporting ex-service personnel into new careers
“We believe in ‘giving something back’ to those brave and exceptional military personnel who have the potential to be future industry staff. People of this calibre can only benefit our industry.”
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.
CASE STUDY: Victoria & Albert Museum
Sandwiched between three existing Grade I listed buildings, the original boilerhouse was demolished and rebuilt by Wates Construction.
CASE STUDY: Wembley Park, Plot NW06
A new build mixed-use development of 370 residential apartments, retail units, community hall and low cost employment space.
CASE STUDY: Braywick Leisure Centre
Braywick Park is a new, state of the art leisure centre being constructed as a replacement for the Magnet Leisure Centre
CASE STUDY: Twycross Zoo - Facilities Management
Wates FM have provided M&E, fabric maintenance, minor project works and horticulture services for Twycross Zoo since June 2016.