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Wates rises to zero carbon challenge with launch of social housing energy services
25 NOVEMBER 2020
Wates Living Space has launched a new service to help social landlords to prepare their housing stock to meet zero carbon obligations.
Response to the Social Housing White Paper from Wates Property Services
19 NOVEMBER 2020
“We welcome the Government’s Social Housing White Paper and recognise its importance in shaping the way we as contractors can work alongside our social housing partners to improve the safety of residents’ homes.” Steve Jackson – Strategic Director, Wates Property Services
On site with next phase of the Cardiff Living programme
13 NOVEMBER 2020
Work has started on a number of new sites in the Cardiff Council’s ambitious housing development partnership with Wates Residential, Cardiff Living.
Wates Residential appoints new Development Director to support delivery of high quality and sustainable developments
2 NOVEMBER 2020
Baerbel Schuett joins Wates Residential as Development Director to support the growth of the business’ development activities across London and the South.
70 Tamworth homes refurbished in first part of 10-year partnership
29 OCTOBER 2020
Wates Living Space cements its position as Tamworth Borough Council’s partner of choice for planned housing maintenance until 2030.
£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.
Second phase of Daedalus Village housing regeneration gets green light from Gosport planners
19 October 2020
Wates Residential’s application to develop a further 20 homes for local people at the ground-breaking Daedalus Village site in Lee-on-the-Solent has been given the go-ahead by Gosport Borough Council planning bosses.
Wates Residential cements Cardiff Living housebuilding partnership with Cardiff Council with a further two phases
16 October 2020
Wates Residential has been formally appointed to deliver the next two phases of its 10 year ‘Cardiff Living’ partnership with Cardiff Council. The partners will help tackle growing housing demand across the city by delivering 1,500 new homes across by 2027.
5,000 books donated to London primary schools to encourage diversity in the construction industry
7 October 2020
Primary school pupils across London are among the first to receive a unique new children’s book designed to inspire them to work in the construction industry.
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