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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.
Wates Smartspace raises the bar for retail fitout at new M&S store
26 JULY 2022
Wates Smartspace has reached completion of a significant retail fit-out at M&S Bluewater, a project that saw the team take a pioneering approach to ensure full store operations were maintained for customers.
Wates Builds on 20 Year M&S Relationship with Fit-Out Appointment
04 JULY 2022
Wates Smartspace has been appointed to deliver a full-line fit-out on behalf of Marks and Spencer (M&S) at the brand new £60m Stane Retail Park in Colchester.
£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 Smartspace completes second fit-out at Royal Hampshire County Hospital
25 APRIL 2022
Wates Smartspacehascompleted its second fit out project at Winchester’s Royal Hampshire County Hospital, providing substantial upgrades to the Pathology Department.
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.
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