Wates has formed a critical partnership with social enterprise, Hey Girls, a fantastic organisation that aims to eradicate period poverty. Emma Frost, Assistant Surveyor from Wates Construction, tells us more.
Atmosair - industry leading air purification
AtmosAir is the USA’s leading all-natural air purification solution. Their systems produce no harmful ozone or other toxic by-products and utilise bi-polar ionisation technology which has been shown to significantly reduce air-borne bacteria and viruses.
Wates Community Learning Hub
To help further enhance the wellbeing of residents, we are proud to launch Wates Community Learning, a digital platform providing access to over 50 nationally accredited courses.
Reflection on Pride Month
“I sponsor our LGBTQ+ inclusion work at Wates. As the sponsor and an ally to my LGBTQ+ colleagues and the community at large, I am committed to making Wates an inclusive organisation.” Stephen Beechey – Group Public Sector Director
Wates has become one of the first construction companies to support flexible working across every part of our business, including for site-based employees.
Wellington Place’s Grade-A office space in the centre of Leeds is quickly establishing itself as an outstanding new urban quarter and business location of choice for many leading organisations in the north.
Wates has partnered with Working families’ #FlexTheUK campaign, which aims to drive national conversations about flexible working and to ‘build back better’ for working parents.
Construction has an image problem that is harming recruitment. We must change.
WATES IN THE NEWS
In this article which first appeared in Building in June 2021, our Chairman, Sir James Wates CBE, reflects on issues surrounding recruitment.
£85m two stage redevelopment over 2.54 acres creating 20,000sqm of Covent Garden-style retail and fashion boutiques, plus art-house cinema and flexible Cat A office space across five buildings.
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