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.
Working together to combat Covid-19
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.
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.
National Horizons Centre, Darlington
The National Horizons Centre marks the start of an era of pioneering innovation and research in UK bioscience at Teesside University.
The Bank, Birmingham
The £36m, 33-storey development, comprising 217 luxury apartments, topped with a two-storey crown structure containing loft-style penthouses, is now Birmingham’s tallest residential building.
A career in the built environment: There's something for everyone.
During National Apprenticeship Week (3-9 February), we want to highlight the wide range of job opportunities available in the built environment. Hear from some of our apprentices and trainees who are helping to break down the common myths about apprenticeships in construction.
Open Doors Week: 16-21 March 2020
Open doors offers something for everyone and can give you a chance to meet our teams and learn about the diverse range of career paths on offer in our industry. Book your place at one of our sites today using an interactive map.
Changing our habits
We have launched a new campaign called ‘Changing Our Habits’ to help challenge ourselves and our industry to find a better way, to innovate and to make big, meaningful and lasting changes to protect and restore the natural environment.