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Wates Construction delivers landmark £33m leisure centre for Windsor and Maidenhead Council
23 OCTOBER 2020
Wates Construction has completed works at Braywick Leisure Centre, a major leisure and community hub for Windsor and Maidenhead Council, via the Major Works UK framework, part of the Scape National Construction framework.
Second phase of Daedalus Village housing regeneration gets green light from Gosport planners
19 October 2020
Wates Residential’s application to develop a further 20 homes for local people at the ground-breaking Daedalus Village site in Lee-on-the-Solent has been given the go-ahead by Gosport Borough Council planning bosses.
Wates Residential cements Cardiff Living housebuilding partnership with Cardiff Council with a further two phases
16 October 2020
Wates Residential has been formally appointed to deliver the next two phases of its 10 year ‘Cardiff Living’ partnership with Cardiff Council. The partners will help tackle growing housing demand across the city by delivering 1,500 new homes across by 2027.
5,000 books donated to London primary schools to encourage diversity in the construction industry
7 October 2020
Primary school pupils across London are among the first to receive a unique new children’s book designed to inspire them to work in the construction industry.
Wates FM expands HMRC partnership following successful year
24 SEPTEMBER 2020
Wates FM continues to grow its public sector presence, expanding HMRC contract from four sites to 19 after less than one year.
Next chapter in Harrow multi-million-pound regeneration as Council announce development partner
11 SEPTEMBER 2020
Harrow Council have named Wates Residential as the development partner for their regeneration programme worth an estimated £600 million.
New Government hub handed over by Wates Smartspace in Edinburgh
20 AUGUST 2020
Wates Smartspace, the fit-out and refurbishment division of the Wates Group, has successfully handed over ‘Queen Elizabeth House’ the new flagship UK Government hub in Edinburgh, to HMRC following a £23m CAT B fit-out project.
Wates Living Space begins 10-year housing repair programme in Crawley
18 AUGUST 2020
Wates Living Space has started a 10 year programme of housing repairs for Crawley Borough Council in the middle of a pandemic, after successfully assembling its teams using virtual and social distancing mobilisation measures.
Wates Living Space rises high with 200 tower block refurbishments
10 AUGUST 2020
Wates Living Space has been appointed by The Guinness Partnership to deliver planned maintenance works to two high rise schemes – taking the housing maintenance provider’s total number of tower block refurbishment projects to over 200.