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Ground-breaking Neighbourhood Planning at former Ford Airfield
11 MARCH 2020
A ground-breaking neighbourhood plan led development at the former Ford Airfield, West Sussex has taken a further step forward with the submission of an outline planning application to create a new heart to Ford together with 1500 new homes at a highly sustainable location.
Demolition completes on first site in Haverings 12 Estates Regeneration
10 MARCH 2020
Demolition work has finished on Napier and New Plymouth House, the first site in phase one of Havering Councils 12 Estates regeneration programme with Wates Residential.
Wates hosts Buildforce Armed Forces insight day
10 MARCH 2020
Armed Forces personnel have been given a kick-start in careers with the construction industry as part of the Wates Groups pledge to support veterans and ex-service leavers in partnership with Buildforce.
Wates boosts parental leave and introduces carer's leave in overhaul of family friendly policies
09 MARCH 2020
Wates overhauls its family friendly policies to give employees the flexibility and support they need to thrive in the workplace and at home.
Wates Living Space to deliver housing repairs across Crawley
05 MARCH 2020
Wates Living Space has been appointed by Crawley Borough Council to deliver a ten year programme of housing repairs across the borough.
Wates Living Space to deliver 10-year contract to homes in Tamworth
04 MARCH 2020
Wates Living Space has been reappointed by Tamworth Borough Council to deliver a ten-year programme of housing repairs across the borough. The councils current three-year contract with Wates Living Space ends on March 31, 2020, and the new 10-year agreement is valued in the region of £50million.
Wates announces partnership with Young Women's Trust to drive equality in construction industry
03 MARCH 2020
Wates Group has announced a new three-year partnership with Young Womens Trust to support and inspire more women to take up careers in construction.
Wates Living Space introduces innovative new tracking service
21 FEBRUARY 2020
Leading affordable housing maintenance provider, Wates Living Space, has introduced a new repairs and maintenance tracking system for residents, in a move to enhance customer service and operational efficiency.
Wates pledges support for armed forces
18 FEBRUARY 2020
The Wates Group has strengthened its support for the military by signing BuildForces Veteran Alliance Charter, designed to support ex-service personnel into sustainable employment in the construction industry.