The first evidence of success in Wates FM’s ambition to broaden its remit into the public sector came in September 2019, with the award of its first public sector contract, for West Midlands Police.
CASE STUDY: DLA Piper
DLA Piper’s offices need to be fully functional 24 hours a day, all year round, to ensure that it can respond to client needs around the world at any time.
CASE STUDY: 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.
CASE STUDY: 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.
WATES IN THE NEWS: Women in Construction - tackling the misconceptions
Sarah Seabright and Rebecca Shiels from Wates Construction talk through their experiences of being a woman in the construction industry.
WATES IN THE NEWS: Building an £83m skyscraper with minimal working at height
The lack of space around the 33-storey mixed-use development at Anthology Hale, has meant a range of innovative solutions from engineering to technological and logistical had to be introduced. Read more to find out how this was accomplished.
WATES IN THE NEWS: Shining a light on the impact our work is having on society.
Su Pickerill, Group Community Investment Manager, and John Dunne, Group SHEQ Director, were among the social value specialists featured in a Building magazine article: ‘Delivering social value: How to build and give back’,
Sustainable Business: How electric vehicles can help meet a net-zero carbon commitment.
Wates Sustainability Director, John Dunne was interviewed by Matt Mace from leading sustainability media title, edie.net, as part of a series of sustainable business podcasts.
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.