By the end of 2020, 14 trusses will have been installed in total, each spanning 75m and weighing around 30 tonnes. Read more about the project progress update.
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.
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.
HMRC Queen Elizabeth House, Edinburgh
Wates Smartspace was the lead contractor in the fit out for the creation of the UK Government Hub in Edinburgh.
Wates has been involved in the refurbishment and fitout of M&S stores for over 16 years, delivering over £500m of work across three workstreams.
Will power and public leisure
As an inclusivity champion for construction company Wates, Will Bayley discusses the real power of public leisure facilities in helping people and communities come together and break barriers through sport.
CASE STUDY: Hoxton Press
£72m new build residential scheme, providing 198 homes as part of phase 3 for the Colville Estate Regeneration masterplan.
CASE STUDY: Excellent Homes For Life PFI, Kirklees
Wates Residential was the design & build contractor delivering homes across 27 individual rural and urban sites spread throughout the Kirklees Council operating area.
CASE STUDY: Victoria & Albert Museum
Sandwiched between three existing Grade I listed buildings, the original boilerhouse was demolished and rebuilt by Wates Construction.
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