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Wates appointed as main contractor to build Sandwell Aquatics Centre
23 JANUARY 2020
Wates Construction has been confirmed as the main contractor for the new Sandwell Aquatics Centre in Smethwick.
Wates FM bolsters national portfolio with contract renewal
12 DECEMBER 2019
Wates FM, the Wates Groups fast-growing total FM division, has secured a contract renewal with Mott MacDonald, strengthening the business expanding presence in the private sector.
Wates appointed to £30bn government construction framework
05 NOVEMBER 2019
Wates Group has been appointed to deliver a new major seven-year framework for public sector construction via the Crown Commercial Services £30bn framework.
Wates appointed to HMRC fit-out at Wellington Place
10 OCTOBER 2019
Wates Construction has been appointed to lead the fit-out of 7 & 8 Wellington Place on behalf of HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), who will move in upon completion. The contractors construction of the multi-million pound building in Leeds new urban quarter will see HMRC and NHS Digital located in a new modern and flexible workspace in 2020.
Wates Facilities Management secures new Total Facilities Management contract with Smart DCC
09 OCTOBER 2019
Wates FM has been appointed by Smart DCC to deliver a Total Facilities Management solution to its new secure facility in Greater Manchester. Wates will also deliver statutory compliance management through its in-house Assurance Compliance Tool
Construction course helps transform Maidenhead man's life
16 SEPTEMBER 2019
A jobseeker in Maidenhead has turned his life around thanks to Wates Construction securing his first ever job following a free training scheme for the long-term unemployed.
Double win hails private sector growth for Wates FM
28 AUGUST 2019
Wates FM is set to grow its presence in the private sector as it delivers two major contracts on behalf of Brooks Macdonald and Harbottle & Lewis LLP.
Wates Construction appointed to build new sports facility for the University of Portsmouth
The University of Portsmouth has announced that Wates are the main contractor for its new indoor sports facility, with construction already underway.
School children's paintings unveiled at Braywick Leisure Centre
150 children from two local primary schools visited Braywick Leisure Centre to see their own works of art unveiled at the Wates construction site.