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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.
Wates Group boosts the capital's coronavirus response with expansion of Royal London Hospital
27 APRIL 2020
The Wates Group is using the combined expertise of its construction division and specialist engineering business, SES Engineering Services (SES), to help boost the number of hospital beds available in London for patients with Covid-19.
Wates increases blue light portfolio in Merseyside
Wates has been appointed to build a brand new fire station in St Helens, the third development for Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service in four years.
Wates retains position on Southern Construction Framework
Wates Construction has retained its place on the fourth generation Southern Construction Framework (SCF), which promises a potential £5.25bn pipeline of work across the South.
Wates pledges local mental health support
Wates Construction, currently building the new purpose-designed mental health hospital off Haxby Road in York, has launched a campaign to promote positive mental health as part of the project.
Saughall Massie fire station to become home to new community defibrillator
Wates Construction, currently building Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authoritys new Saughall Massie Fire Station, has gifted a brand new defibrillator to the community as part of its ongoing community work in Wirral.
Construction starts on new mental health hospital in York
Wates Construction has been excavating and preparing the site to build a specialist 72-bed hospital, which is now ready for building to commence.
Wates secures second project in Mersey Fire Estates Programme
Wates Construction has been appointed to build Merseyside Fire and Rescue Services (MFRS) Saughall Massie Fire Station following the contractors completion of the new Community Fire and Police Station in Prescot.
Leading construction companies appointed to build PHEs £400 million public health science campus at Harlow
Three of the UKs leading construction companies have been chosen to create Public Health Englands new state-of-the-art public health science campus and headquarters at Harlow in Essex.