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Wates focuses on opportunities that lie ahead
21 JULY 2020
The Wates Group has unveiled a series of organisational changes that will intensify its focus on the opportunities that lie ahead in its key sectors. The announcement incorporates revisions to its structure along with a series of new executive appointments.
Wates Residential celebrates completion of Stag House development
15 JULY 2020
Wates Residential has completed work on 22 much-needed new homes at Stag House in Wandsworth, celebrating with an official event to mark the handing over of keys to Wandsworth Council.
Wates FM continues growth with global investment firm
10 JULY 2020
Wates Facilities Management has secured a three-year contract with global investment management organisation, Barings.
The summer financial statement - response from Wates Group
08 JULY 2020
The Chancellor Rishi Sunak has today unveiled a multi-billion pound package of investment including a ‘Plan for Jobs’ to spur the UK’s recovery from the Coronavirus outbreak. Paul Chandler, Group MD, Wates Construction Group, responded on behalf of Wates Group.
Wates announces resumption of full pay for majority of workforce
02 JULY 2020
Wates Group Chief Executive David Allen said the decision had been made possible by the “amazing efforts” colleagues had made to keep the business performing and delivering for its customers through the challenging conditions of lockdown.
Wates FM celebrates successful first anniversary
1 JULY 2020
Facilities management provider emerges buoyantly out of lockdown to celebrate its first anniversary with expanding portfolio, exemplary safety performance and by setting the bar for a safe return to work.
Prime Minister announces New Deal for Britain: Statement from the Wates Group
30 JUNE 2020
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has today announced plans which will enable the nation to “build back better,” pledging £5bn in capital funds for the creation of new schools, roads, hospitals and other infrastructure improvements.
Plans approved for retirement village as part of £1bn regeneration project
29 JUNE 2020
Plans have been approved on the second site of a £1 billion housing regeneration scheme in London, marking a significant step forward for the flagship home building programme.
Gascoigne - a model for 21st century affordable housing
26 JUNE 2020
Building work on one of east London’s largest regeneration projects is continuing at pace on Barking’s Gascoigne Estate.