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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 tackles book inequality for children
14 OCTOBER 2021
What began as a pilot project in a building site in Borough Yards, is about to become a national initiative to provide books for children and bridge the development gap between rich and poor.
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.
National social value award win for Wates Group
24 FEBRUARY 2021
Wates Group has received a prestigious award at the 2021 National Social Value Awards winning the ‘Private Sector Leadership’ category.
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.
Prime Minister announces New Deal for Britain: Statement from the Wates Group
30 JUNE 2020
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has today announced plans which will enable the nation to “build back better,” pledging £5bn in capital funds for the creation of new schools, roads, hospitals and other infrastructure improvements.
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.
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