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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.
Planning permission granted for landmark Liverpool hotel at Peel L&P's Liverpool Waters
08 OCTOBER 2019
Wates Construction has received planning permission to build Liverpool City Councils new Cruise Terminal Hotel, marking a major step forward for Peel L&Ps Liverpool Waters, the citys major waterfront regeneration scheme.
Wates expands North Wales presence with position on Construction Framework
Wates has secured a place on the North Wales Construction Partnerships £500m framework, facilitating the build of new schools and public sector projects.
Birmingham's new skyline scheme scoops sustainability award
Wates Construction has been honoured for its efforts to minimise environmental impact and leave a lasting social legacy through the delivery of the project.
Quintain celebrates topping out of 633 new homes at Wembley Park
Quintain, the developer behind the transformation of Wembley Park has marked a major construction milestone led by Wates Construction.
Wates completes latest Birmingham residential development The Bank
Wates joined guests at The Bank, a new Birmingham residential development of apartments, to mark the topping out of the second tower at the site.
Wates Residential Erith Park regeneration project sees 80% reduction in crime
Wates Residential’s Erith Park regeneration project has seen a substantial reduction in crime, thanks to a major community-led effort and police crime prevention techniques.
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.