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.
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.
Our Guiding Framework defines the Purpose that motivates us, the Goals we are working to achieve and the Behaviours we expect of ourselves and each other. Watch our video below to find out what the Guiding Framework means to us.
VIDEO: D-DAY 75 Celebrating the legacy of British construction and engineering
A new film celebrating a feat of engineering which turned the tide of World War II has been released by Wates on the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings.
2018 marked 100 years since women in the UK were given the right to vote as part of the Representation of the Peoples Act. We used this centenary as an opportunity to profile many of our female colleagues.