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Wates wins new later living contract, boosting its presence in the sector
03 AUGUST 2022
Wates Construction will deliver 93 apartments with the ambition of setting new standards for sustainability and the creation of social value in the integrated retirement community sector. The enabling and basement works are scheduled to commence later this month, with the main work commencing in November 2023 for 86 weeks.
£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 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 Construction wins landmark £40M Leeds affordable housing development
02 DECEMBER 2021
Wates Construction has been appointed by Leeds City Council to deliver a £40m affordable housing scheme.
Construction of the Life and Mind Building begins
21 NOVEMBER 2021
This is the largest building project ever undertaken on behalf of the University and will be its largest teaching and research facility.
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 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.
Wates launches new healthcare team as it drives future expansion
03 AUGUST 2021
The Wates Group has announced the appointment of a new senior team focused on expanding the Group’s work in healthcare construction.
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