A unified approach is key to the long-term success of offsite
This was the key topic at the Wates Construction Summer Series that brought together a range of experts to discuss hot topics in the industry. Andrew Barraclough, Group Design Director at Wates Construction, shares the outcome of the discussion.
Putting communities at the heart of residential design
Kates Ives, Development Director for Wates Residential, has recently contributed to ‘Ideas on Co-creation: Listening, Trusting, Communicating, Empowering, Advocating‘, an insight report edited by leading architecture practice, Sheppard Robson.
Acknowledging the drive and talent of our people
At Wates, we are continuing to invest in our young talent, to make sure they continue to develop the best skills possible, both on site and off. With many of our trainees going on to secure senior positions and with accolades like Peter Glasgow and Lewis Hough’s wins at the G4C Awards, it is clear that we are successfully doing this.
Transforming construction management through artificial intelligence
Wates Residential’s teams at Stag House and West Street embody the Guiding Framework’s key behaviour of looking for a better way with their adoption of Buildots.
Driving social value through the pandemic
Lisa Cunningham, Pre-Construction Director for Wates Construction Midlands, explains that reopening our sites was about more than just business. “…We are ready to help the economy get back on its feet supporting as many individuals, businesses and communities along the way.”
Celebrating our young talent during adversity
We asked two of our promising young apprentices, Beth Turner – Production Management Trainee and Liv Nicholls – Commercial Trainee, for their thoughts on how we can encourage more people to consider construction from an early age.
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
Delivering personal and professional projects for the NHS
Paul Chandler, Group Managing Director of Wates Construction, shares a personal story why the Royal London Hospital project means more to him than any other project.
Breaking barriers around men's health
Paul Dodsworth, Managing Director of Wates Construction North, calls for a cultural change in our traditionally considered ‘macho’ industry.