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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 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 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.
Ex-offenders given second chance through new construction employment programme
24 JANUARY 2020
A ground-breaking new scheme which offers prisoners paid work on construction sites is helping individuals return to the community and reduce reoffending.
Demolition begins on 200-home Gascoigne West project in Barking
14 JANUARY 2020
Demolition is now underway on the west side of the Gascoigne Estate, making way for the delivery of more than 200 new homes in Barking over the next two years.
Wates Residential supports homeless in Gosport as winter freeze sets in
12 DECEMBER 2019
An incredible £500 has been donated to support Hostel 101 by national developer Wates Residential and its partners at the nearby Daedalus Village housing development, Rund and MD Developments. This will be used to purchase essential items for homeless people in Gosport this winter including water bottles, hygiene products, hats and gloves.
Proposed plans for new modern retirement village submitted
20 NOVEMBER 2019
Proposed plans for a new modern retirement village in South Hornchurch, Havering, submitted on Tuesday, which focus on improving residents wellbeing and creating new green spaces.