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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.
George Clarke announces young winners of Wates building design competition
20 JULY 2022
Renowned architect and TV presenter George Clarke has announced the winners of the Wates young persons’ design challenge for primary schools.
£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.
New Woodlands development launched in Barrow Gurney
23 MAY 2022
Wates Developments Group, in joint venture partnership with Bovis Homes, has just launched its exclusive Woodlands development in Barrow Gurney, North Somerset.
New MD Jon Dickman aims high at Needspace?
28 APRIL 2022
Needspace?, the affordable, flexible workspace specialists based in London and the South East have today announced the appointment of Jon Dickman as Managing Director.
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 Residential appointed to build 99 new council homes in Brent
10 MARCH 2022
Wates Residential has been appointed by Brent Council to create new council homes in Church Road, Church End, to help transform the area.
Wates Residential searches for sustainable innovations to build net zero homes
18 JANUARY 2022
Wates Residential is launching a new marketing campaign to find new, innovative, sustainable technologies and materials that will help it build Net Zero homes and achieve its environmental targets.
Wandsworth’s Housing For All programme celebrates the delivery of 71 new council homes at Shuttleworth Road
15 DECEMBER 2021
Wates Residential were joined by Wandsworth Councillor Govindia and Cabinet Member for Housing, Councillor Jonathan Cook to see the latest developments at Shuttleworth Road.
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