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Wates rolls out largest ever not-for-profit scheme at childrens hospice in Devizes
Wates Living Space has revealed the extent of its positive contributions to Birmingham as the business extends its contract to deliver housing repairs and maintenance across the city on behalf of Birmingham City Council.
6 Wellington Place crowned Commercial Property of the Year at RICS Awards
6 Wellington Place, Leeds’ newest Grade A office development, has been named Commercial Property of the Year at the Yorkshire and Humber Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Awards 2016.
Regional procurement framework brings employment and training boost
Wates Construction is using its role on the East Midlands Property Alliance (empa) framework to boost prospects for jobseekers in the East Midlands and has so far delivered almost 100 employment and training opportunities for local people.
See you in the boardroom James Wates
“Questions remain over the governments target of 3 million apprentices by 2020 but we owe it to generations of young (and not so young) people to change our thinking about what apprenticeships are and how we use them.”
Wates extends southern foothold with Farnborough International expansion
Wates Construction has been appointed to deliver the much-anticipated expansion of the Farnborough International venue in Hampshire, adding to its growing project portfolio in the south.
Greenwich Peninsula tops London residential charts with new tower
Greenwich Peninsulas skyline reached new heights last week, as Knight Dragon and Wates Construction celebrated the topping out of a 32-storey apartment scheme at one of Europes largest regeneration projects.
Cambridge office scoops prestigious Commercial Workplace award
22 Station Road, Cambridges new Grade A office development, has been crowned Best Commercial Workplace at the British Council for Offices (BCO) Midlands and East Anglia Regional Property Awards 2016.
Manchesters HOME for art and culture celebrates first year with double award
HOME, Manchesters new international centre for contemporary theatre, film and visual art has been crowned the winner of two prestigious design awards just one year since it opened its doors at First Street.
Wates to build Victoria and Albert Museum Exhibition Road project
Wates Construction has been awarded the contract to build the Victoria and Albert Museums (V&As) Exhibition Road Project, designed by architects AL_A.