Change is needed to prevent levelling up being spurned
Levelling up is one of the most ambitious government aspirations in decades but the opportunity could be derailed if Whitehall doesn’t change the way it is delivering it, according to Stephen Beechey, public sector director at Wates Group.
Celebrating our association with the Armed Forces
As we show our support for Armed Forces Week, we remember our role in supporting the military through World War II and our construction of the Mulberry Harbours.
Armistice Day - In remembrance
As we show our support for Armistice Day, we remember our role in supporting the military through World War II and our construction of the Mulberry Harbours.
Delivering zero-carbon school buildings
As part of our Wates Summer Series, involving experts from across the industry, we discussed delivering zero-carbon school buildings. Stephen Beechey, Group Public Sector Director, shares the key points from the workshop in the following blog.
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
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.
Supporting ex-service personnel into new careers
“We believe in ‘giving something back’ to those brave and exceptional military personnel who have the potential to be future industry staff. People of this calibre can only benefit our industry.”
2019 Armistice Day: Wates and the Armed Forces
At Wates, we are proud of our association with the armed forces. From supporting the D-Day landings in Normandy during WWII to building a base for the next generation of fighter jets for the RAF.
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.
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