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Wates expands Twycross Zoo contract with the Gruffalo Discovery Land
07 JUNE 2022
Wates Property Services is marking the six-year milestone of its contract with Twycross Zoo. Featuring a major project to support the creation of the zoo’s recently opened The Gruffalo Discovery Land.
Wates Smartspace completes second fit-out at Royal Hampshire County Hospital
25 APRIL 2022
Wates Smartspacehascompleted its second fit out project at Winchester’s Royal Hampshire County Hospital, providing substantial upgrades to the Pathology Department.
Wates, Arup and HKS launch partnership to decarbonise NHS estate
19 OCTOBER 2021
Decarbonising Health Estates Partnership (DHEP) launched at industry roundtable to discuss NHS’ net zero challenge.
Wates FM grows higher education portfolio with university of Leeds appointment
11 OCTOBER 2021
Wates Facilities Management (FM) is expanding its service delivery in higher education having secured a new contract with the University of Leeds.
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.
Wates FM continues partnership with Lee Baron to maintain exclusive residential developments across London
20 MAY 2021
Wates FM has been appointed by property management experts, Lee Baron to provide mechanical and engineering (M&E) services and maintenance at an exclusive riverside residential development on the Greenwich Peninsula.
Wates responds to Government Housing Retrofit Programme and calls for nationwide plan of improvement
26 MARCH 2021
Wates Living Space has responded to the Government’s latest announcement of additional funding for carbon retrofitting of social housing, calling for a nationwide plan of improvement.
Wates continues 15-year partnership with Camden Council with £620m housing framework award
7 DECEMBER 2020
Wates Living Space and Wates Residential have been named on four key lots of Camden Council’s four year £620m Property Works Framework. The framework, which runs until 2024, and will cover thousands of properties across the borough as well as sites in neighbouring Islington.
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.
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