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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 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 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 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 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.
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
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.