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Ground-breaking Neighbourhood Planning at former Ford Airfield
11 MARCH 2020
A ground-breaking neighbourhood plan led development at the former Ford Airfield, West Sussex has taken a further step forward with the submission of an outline planning application to create a new heart to Ford together with 1500 new homes at a highly sustainable location.
Demolition completes on first site in Haverings 12 Estates Regeneration
10 MARCH 2020
Demolition work has finished on Napier and New Plymouth House, the first site in phase one of Havering Councils 12 Estates regeneration programme with Wates Residential.
Ex-offenders given second chance through new construction employment programme
24 JANUARY 2020
A ground-breaking new scheme which offers prisoners paid work on construction sites is helping individuals return to the community and reduce reoffending.
Demolition begins on 200-home Gascoigne West project in Barking
14 JANUARY 2020
Demolition is now underway on the west side of the Gascoigne Estate, making way for the delivery of more than 200 new homes in Barking over the next two years.
Wates Residential supports homeless in Gosport as winter freeze sets in
12 DECEMBER 2019
An incredible £500 has been donated to support Hostel 101 by national developer Wates Residential and its partners at the nearby Daedalus Village housing development, Rund and MD Developments. This will be used to purchase essential items for homeless people in Gosport this winter including water bottles, hygiene products, hats and gloves.
Proposed plans for new modern retirement village submitted
20 NOVEMBER 2019
Proposed plans for a new modern retirement village in South Hornchurch, Havering, submitted on Tuesday, which focus on improving residents wellbeing and creating new green spaces.
Nursery children design artwork for Shuttleworth Road site hoarding
18 NOVEMBER 2019
Local children were invited by Wates Residential to draw pictures of diggers and workmen to be displayed on neighbouring construction site hoarding.
A new west side story
13 NOVEMBER 2019
Plans for Wates Residential to build more than 200 new homes on the west side of the Gascoigne Estate have been given the thumbs up at Barking and Dagenham Councils planning committee.
Training opportunities in Erith kick started as first apprentices hired for Park East development
29 OCTOBER 2019
The first local apprentices have been hired to help regenerate the Park East site in Erith as Wates Residential supports a further seven people with its Building Futures training programme, also held last week in Erith.