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.
Re-writing the rule book - The Royal London Hospital Project
Five weeks on from the project’s completion, Rob Clifford, National MEP Director at Wates Group, reflects on his team’s achievements delivering the 14th and 15th floors of the Royal London Hospital.
Delivering success for the NHS with Group-wide commitment to collaboration
Operations Director Matt Towner explores how the Group’s collaborative effort enabled the Royal London Hospital project to be delivered in record time.
Working at a safe distance - how contractors are rising to the challenge of Covid-19
Mark Tant, Managing Director of Wates Construction, describes how the business has responded to the challenge of working during the Coronavirus pandemic.
Delivering an emergency project at the Royal London Hospital during COVID-19
Our work has seen us fit out two floors of ICU bed stations spread over six wards within three wings, to provide essential extra capacity for the hospital to save lives during the Covid-19 pandemic.
New ways of working - our response to COVID-19
Site and project teams across the Wates Group are working hard to ensure that site operating procedures are followed, so that we continue to prioritise the safety and wellbeing of our teams.