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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 appointed as main contractor to build Sandwell Aquatics Centre
23 JANUARY 2020
Wates Construction has been confirmed as the main contractor for the new Sandwell Aquatics Centre in Smethwick.
Wates FM secures first public sector contract in strategic growth plans
23 OCTOBER 2019
Wates FM has secured a new contract to deliver a one-stop maintenance service on behalf of West Midlands Police, becoming the first public sector appointment for the recently launched business.
Construction course helps transform Maidenhead man's life
16 SEPTEMBER 2019
A jobseeker in Maidenhead has turned his life around thanks to Wates Construction securing his first ever job following a free training scheme for the long-term unemployed.
Wates Construction appointed to build new sports facility for the University of Portsmouth
The University of Portsmouth has announced that Wates are the main contractor for its new indoor sports facility, with construction already underway.
School children's paintings unveiled at Braywick Leisure Centre
150 children from two local primary schools visited Braywick Leisure Centre to see their own works of art unveiled at the Wates construction site.
Sandwell businesses sought to work on new aquatics centre
A Meet the Buyer event hailed a success as local businesses learn about work packages available through the construction of the Sandwell Aquatics Centre.
Wates appointed to deliver Sandwell Aquatic Centre
Wates Construction has been appointed as the design and construction partner for the new Aquatics Centre in Smethwick for Sandwell Council.