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Houses of Parliament investment brings skills step-change
Wates Constructions delivery of the House of Lords Millbank House in Westminster and the Palace of Westminsters Life Safety Systems programme have been hailed during National Apprenticeship Week (6-10 March) as exemplar projects in addressing the industrys skills and diversity agendas.
Pioneering skills campus launches at Kirkstall Forge
CEG and Wates Construction have celebrated National Apprenticeship Week with the launch of a new skills centre for the Leeds community at CEGs £400m Kirkstall Forge development, where Wates is building a new seven-storey office development.
BAE Systems and Wates join forces to develop world class apprentice complex
Wates Construction is set to build BAE Systems new Central Training Facility in Barrow, which will cater for the companys growing number of apprentices.
Farnborough International's expansion programme takes off in Hampshire
Building work on the new Hall 1 at Farnborough Internationals new Exhibition and Conference Centre is progressing at pace as Wates Construction, flies high with the venues 1,300-tonne steel frame.
Building a future for women in construction in Cambridge
Wates Construction, the leading contractor for the delivery of Brookgates One the Square office development in Cambridge, is calling for more women to consider a career in construction in a bid to increase gender equality in the industry.
Redrock Stockport brings major boost to local economy
Stockport Council is celebrating the success of the towns flagship leisure development, Redrock, which has so far brought a cash injection of over £4.5m to Stockport businesses.
Major wins in South West push Wates regional work-winning to c. £150m
Leading contractor, Wates Construction, is set to grow its South West and Southern Home Counties project portfolio following its appointment to build Salmon Harvesters 3 Glass Wharf in Bristol and refurbish Dysons Malmesbury-based head office.
Wates entrusted with Houses of Parliament Life Safety Systems programme
Wates Construction has secured a contract to upgrade the Palace of Westminsters Life Safety Systems, bringing our London-based heritage contracts to a combined value of £145m.
Wates lands £27m contract for next generation aircraft base
Wates Construction has secured a £27m contract to build a new Squadron Headquarters at RAF Marham in Kings Lynn – home to the next generation of fighter jets.