Latest news Find our latest press releases, including news on Wates’ initiatives, contract wins, project updates, awards and other achievements. Use our filters on the left to browse our press releases by sector and service. 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. Murray Park School's considerate construction continues apace 15 AUGUST 2019 The sectional completion for Murray Park School’s main block comes as Wates receive glowing report from the CCS for its considerate community initiatives. Wates appointed to University of Oxford Construction Framework 30 JULY 2019 Wates Construction has been appointed to the University of Oxfords Construction Framework with a potential pipeline of work worth £120m – £150m every year. Wates FM wins Award for Twycross Zoo 09 NOVEMBER 2018 Wates FM has picked up a prestigious industry award in recognition of its work on corporate social responsibility at Twycross Zoo. Wates appointed to build three North West schools for ESFA Wates Construction has been awarded a £10.1m contract by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) to construct a new school building at Maghull High School in Liverpool. Wates appointed to £8bn ESFA school construction framework Wates Construction has been appointed to the Education and Skills Funding Agencys (ESFA) latest four-year schools construction framework. Wates Construction to redevelop Dunstable Leisure Centre Wates Construction has been appointed by Central Bedfordshire Council to refurbish and rebuild Dunstable Leisure Centre. Wates FM Scoops Prestigious London School of Economics Contract Wates FM has landed a contract with The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) to maintain its prestigious London estate, in a three year deal. Wates FM takes residence at Twycross Zoo Wates FM will now commence mobilisation of the £3m contract, which will include carrying out asset and condition surveys before commencing works.