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
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.
BLOG: Diversification is the lifeline of higher education in the UK
Higher education is a fast paced sector and one that is kept on its toes by an ever-changing landscape – be it due to changes in politics, trends in undergraduate and postgraduate studies, evolving demands of domestic and global job markets or changes to funding.
BLOG: Up against a brick wall
Steve Beechey, Group Strategy Director & MD Government Affairs talks about the challenges facing the education sector.
INSIGHT: Class of 2050 - A vision of the future for UK schools
Where academies were once the exception, they are now nearing the rule, with over 60% of schools now not run by local councils.
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