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Wates Construction begins work on new £17m Edgar Wood Academy
08 JULY 2021
Wates Construction, has begun work on a new £17m secondary school serving the local communities of Heywood, Middleton, Birch and Langley in Rochdale.
Construction completed at Loughborough commercial park
04 DECEMBER 2020
Wates Construction and Perfect Circle have jointly completed £22m worth of works at the Loughborough University Science Enterprise Park.
£58.5 million state-of-the-art Nottingham College City Hub completes
28 OCTOBER 2020
National contractor Wates Construction has completed works at Nottingham College City Hub, a landmark new campus for the College providing space for 2,000 students and 200 staff, offering local people a state-of-the-art learning experience and future employment opportunities.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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