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£500m boost to create thousands of new prison places
20 JUNE 2022
Wates and Kier have been awarded contracts to lead an alliance of hundreds of small businesses in constructing new houseblocks at six prisons capable of accommodating more than 2,600 offenders.
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 appointed to new Construction Works and Associated Services 2 / ProCure23 framework
04 APRIL 2022
Wates Group, has been named as a supplier on the new Construction Works and Associated Services 2/ProCure23 framework launched in partnership with Crown Commercial Service (CCS) and NHS England and NHS Improvement.
Wates Smartspace leads DWP's £4.3M lift refurb programme
23 MARCH 2022
Wates Smartspace, is underway with year four of a major programme to carry out lift refurbishments on behalf of the Department for Work & Pensions (DWP).
Wates Smartspace secures major contract with MoJ
15 MARCH 2022
Wates Smartspace has been appointed to deliver a major contract for the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) to fit-out and refurbish 12 probation offices across England.
Wates Smartspace completes major MoJ COVID response programme
07 DECEMBER 2021
Wates Smartspace has completed a major Covid-19 response programme on behalf of the Ministry of Justice (MoJ).
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 Smartspace completes pharmacy fit-out at Royal Hampshire County hospital
28 SEPTEMBER 2021
National property service provider Wates Smartspace has completed a new robotic pharmacy fit-out of the Burrell Wing at Winchester’s Royal Hampshire County Hospital.
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.
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