Delivering a world class sporting venue during a pandemic
15 MAY 2020
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.
Why social distancing is the new normal for Wates FM
Managing Director of Wates Facilities Management, James Gregg, discusses how Wates works with clients to find new ways of operating with the threat of covid-19 looming ever over.
Five step plan for managing the safe return to the workplace.
Although social distancing is likely to be a part of life for the foreseeable future, there are steps businesses should consider ahead of employees returning to the workplace.
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.”
Delivering success for the NHS with Group-wide commitment to collaboration
Operations Director Matt Towner explores how the Group’s collaborative effort enabled the Royal London Hospital project to be delivered in record time.
Eliminating viruses with electrostatic deep cleaning
Wates FM provides specialist deep cleaning services to ensure premises are safe and free of viruses.
Working at a safe distance - how contractors are rising to the challenge of Covid-19
Mark Tant, Managing Director of Wates Construction, describes how the business has responded to the challenge of working during the Coronavirus pandemic.
Delivering an emergency project at the Royal London Hospital during COVID-19
Our work has seen us fit out two floors of ICU bed stations spread over six wards within three wings, to provide essential extra capacity for the hospital to save lives during the Covid-19 pandemic.