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.
Undertaking an emergency evacuation during Covid-19
On Friday 27 March, Wates Construction’s site team in Wembley Park carried out a fire drill to ensure that in an emergency, site operating procedures are effectively followed.
Wates Developments’ scheme at Ringwood in Hampshire is a great example of an integrated planning approach that has delivered a truly mixed-use development meeting the needs of families, the elderly and local businesses alike.
Walberton, West Sussex
The development of a range of new homes and community benefits at a site in Walberton, West Sussex, is an example of what is achievable in planning and development terms with the right engagement from all stakeholders.
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.
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.