Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund Demonstrator

In Spring 2022, we completed one of the first Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund Demonstrator (SHDFD) projects for Northampton Borough Council, adopting a truly collaborative approach to social housing retrofit.

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Ground breaking: regeneration work starts at Gorse Ride

Ground breaking marks the start of construction of 334 homes at one of London’s largest regeneration schemes in Barking.

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Wates teams up with Aldershot Town Football Club for new homes regeneration project

Wates and Aldershot Town Football Club have announced that they have exchanged an Agreement to deliver new homes on land around the EBB Stadium, which will facilitate the regeneration of the football stadium in the town centre.

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‘Topping out’ marked at new Hornchurch retirement village

A “topping-out” ceremony was held at the former Solar, Serena and Sunrise site in Hornchurch.

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Wates raises the bar for retail fit-out at new M&S store

Wates has reached completion of a significant retail fit-out at M&S Bluewater, a project that saw the team take a pioneering approach to ensure full store operations were maintained for customers.

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Wates help create education and development legacy for community in Chichester

A learning space at a new community hub, created from a disused chapel in Chichester has been named in honour of the Wates family following a £6,000 donation from Wates Living Space.

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Wellcome appointment supports genomics campus on journey to net zero

Wates has been appointed by the Wellcome Genome Campus to carry out Building Services maintenance and minor works to the buildings and infrastructure at the pioneering biodata and genomics research campus in Cambridge.

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Demolition of old tower blocks heralds progress at Waterloo Estate

William Pike House and Thomas England House, Romford’s first tower blocks, are being demolished to make way for a new development at Waterloo and Queen Street to build 1,380 new homes for local people.

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Wates appointed for award-winning development

Blackfriars in Battle, an initiative led by Rother District Council’s housing company, Alliance Homes to provide 200 new homes, has named Wates Residential as the partner contractor to build the development.

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Construction for new Hornchurch retirement village begins

Construction for a new retirement village in Hornchurch is officially underway. This kicked off with a ground breaking ceremony at the Solar, Serena and Sunrise Courts.

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Daedalus Village celebrates the official completion of 200 homes in partnership with Homes England

Wates celebrates the official completion of the new site with partners Homes England and Abri and local Gosport council.

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Proposal for new homes in Romford gets green light

Proposals for 1,380 new homes at Waterloo and Queen Street in the heart of Romford have been approved by Havering Council’s Strategic Planning Committee to bring the creation of an exciting new community one step closer for local people.

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Wates continues eight-year partnership with Thurrock Council with £45m contract

Wates has been reappointed by Thurrock Council to continue on the Transforming Homes Programme for a further five years.

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Wates delivers landmark £33m leisure centre for Windsor and Maidenhead Council

Wates has completed works at Braywick Leisure Centre, a major leisure and community hub for Windsor and Maidenhead Council, via the Major Works UK framework, part of the Scape National Construction framework.

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Second phase of Daedalus Village housing regeneration gets green light from Gosport planners

Wates’ application to develop a further 20 homes for local people at the ground-breaking Daedalus Village site in Lee-on-the-Solent has been given the go-ahead by Gosport Borough Council planning bosses.

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Wates supports grand opening of Adur Community Café in Shoreham

Wates has joined with PSR Solutions to donate £500 and a package of employment support sessions to the Adur Community Café.

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Wates expands HMRC FM partnership following successful year

Wates FM continues to grow its public sector presence, expanding HMRC contract from four sites to 19 after less than one year.

 

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Wates begins 10-year housing repair programme in Crawley

Wates has started a 10 year programme of housing repairs for Crawley Borough Council in the middle of a pandemic, after successfully assembling its teams using virtual and social distancing mobilisation measures.

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