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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 recruitment drive with MEPC's Wellington Place to help tackle homelessness
Wates Construction currently delivering MEPCs Wellington Place in Leeds is set to grow its team on site with the roll out of a pilot employment scheme to help tackle homelessness.
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.
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 Construction reveals landmark £135m Axis Square appointment
Wates has been appointed to Buildings One and Four of LCRs development, with the buildings designed to achieve BREEAM Excellent rating. The project will create 50 apprenticeships and 200 training courses with work starting on site in April 2019.
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.
Wates builds Wellington Place presence with appointment to MEPC's government hub
Leading contractor, Wates Construction has been awarded the contract to build the next two buildings at MEPC’s Wellington Place, further extending its presence at Leeds’ new urban quarter.
Donors and fundraisers thanked as Wiltshire childrens hospice opens
Julias House, the Dorset and Wiltshire childrens hospice charity, has paid tribute to all the people who have made the opening of its new Wiltshire hospice a reality.