Latest news Find our latest press releases, including news on Wates’ initiatives, contract wins, project updates, awards and other achievements. Use our filters on the left to browse our press releases by sector and service. 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 FM wins Award for Twycross Zoo 09 NOVEMBER 2018 Wates FM has picked up a prestigious industry award in recognition of its work on corporate social responsibility at Twycross Zoo. Wates Construction to redevelop Dunstable Leisure Centre Wates Construction has been appointed by Central Bedfordshire Council to refurbish and rebuild Dunstable Leisure Centre. Wates FM takes residence at Twycross Zoo Wates FM will now commence mobilisation of the £3m contract, which will include carrying out asset and condition surveys before commencing works.