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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 hosts Buildforce Armed Forces insight day
10 MARCH 2020
Armed Forces personnel have been given a kick-start in careers with the construction industry as part of the Wates Groups pledge to support veterans and ex-service leavers in partnership with Buildforce.
Wates appointed to £30bn government construction framework
05 NOVEMBER 2019
Wates Group has been appointed to deliver a new major seven-year framework for public sector construction via the Crown Commercial Services £30bn framework.
Wates FM wins Award for Twycross Zoo
09 NOVEMBER 2018
Wates FM has picked up a prestigious industry award in recognition of its work on corporate social responsibility at Twycross Zoo.
2018 Armistice Day: Wates and the Armed Forces
We are immensely proud of our nations military and continue to support the armed forces in as many ways as we can. Our involvement dates back to our role in the Normandy D-Day Landings with the construction of the Mulberry Harbours.
Wates lands FM deal with Horder Healthcare
Wates facilities management business has been appointed by Horder Healthcare to deliver a three year contract in the South East of England.
Wates FM takes residence at Twycross Zoo
Wates FM will now commence mobilisation of the £3m contract, which will include carrying out asset and condition surveys before commencing works.