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Response to the Social Housing White Paper from Wates Property Services
19 NOVEMBER 2020
“We welcome the Government’s Social Housing White Paper and recognise its importance in shaping the way we as contractors can work alongside our social housing partners to improve the safety of residents’ homes.” Steve Jackson – Strategic Director, Wates Property Services
On site with next phase of the Cardiff Living programme
13 NOVEMBER 2020
Work has started on a number of new sites in the Cardiff Council’s ambitious housing development partnership with Wates Residential, Cardiff Living.
Creating Opportunities: Wates launches five-year social value strategy with Group-wide commitment to real Living Wage
12 NOVEMBER 2020
The Wates Group has signalled its continued commitment to social value announcing that every one of its business units will achieve Living Wage Recognised Service Provider (RSP) status within five years.
Wates team recreates markers for former war graves at Wardsend Cemetery
11 NOVEMBER 2020
To mark Armistice Day, Wates Living Space has supported one of its longstanding community partners, Friends of Wardsend Cemetery by recreating memorial crosses on 16 unmarked war graves in Sheffield.
Wates Residential appoints new Development Director to support delivery of high quality and sustainable developments
2 NOVEMBER 2020
Baerbel Schuett joins Wates Residential as Development Director to support the growth of the business’ development activities across London and the South.
70 Tamworth homes refurbished in first part of 10-year partnership
29 OCTOBER 2020
Wates Living Space cements its position as Tamworth Borough Council’s partner of choice for planned housing maintenance until 2030.
£58.5 million state-of-the-art Nottingham College City Hub completes
28 OCTOBER 2020
National contractor Wates Construction has completed works at Nottingham College City Hub, a landmark new campus for the College providing space for 2,000 students and 200 staff, offering local people a state-of-the-art learning experience and future employment opportunities.
Wates Construction delivers landmark £33m leisure centre for Windsor and Maidenhead Council
23 OCTOBER 2020
Wates Construction 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.
Wates dedicates month of October to inclusion
22 OCTOBER 2020
For the first time in its 123-year history, Wates Group has dedicated an entire month to promoting diversity and inclusion with October set to become an annual ‘Inclusion Month’.
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