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Wates Group boosts the capital's coronavirus response with expansion of Royal London Hospital
27 APRIL 2020
The Wates Group is using the combined expertise of its construction division and specialist engineering business, SES Engineering Services (SES), to help boost the number of hospital beds available in London for patients with Covid-19.
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 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.
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.
Milestone for Braywick Leisure Centre build
Construction of the new Braywick Leisure Centre is continuing apace with steelwork, and the developments structure beginning to take shape.
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.