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Wates FM celebrates successful first anniversary
1 JULY 2020
Facilities management provider emerges buoyantly out of lockdown to celebrate its first anniversary with expanding portfolio, exemplary safety performance and by setting the bar for a safe return to work.
Prime Minister announces New Deal for Britain: Statement from the Wates Group
30 JUNE 2020
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has today announced plans which will enable the nation to “build back better,” pledging £5bn in capital funds for the creation of new schools, roads, hospitals and other infrastructure improvements.
Wates FM extends services for global accountancy body
19 JUNE 2020
Wates FM has renewed its service agreement with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) to deliver comprehensive FM services for the organisation’s London-based HQ and principal administration offices in Glasgow.
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 FM continues growth with contract extension
28 JANUARY 2020
Wates FM is kick-starting its 2020 growth strategy with a contract extension with mass media company, Discovery Communications.
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