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Main construction work begins at the National Quantum Computing Centre facility
09 JUNE 2022
Wates Construction has begun the construction of the National Quantum Computing Centre (NQCC). The purpose-built facility will be a landmark building that will distinguish the NQCC as a world-leading scientific research institution.
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, 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 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.
Wates completes £79.7m Grade II listed renovation for Royal College of Surgeons HQ
26 JULY 2021
Wates Construction has successfully completed work on the £79.7m renovation of Royal College of Surgeons of England’s new headquarters in London, bringing an historic and culturally significant building into the 21st century
Construction completed at Loughborough commercial park
04 DECEMBER 2020
Wates Construction and Perfect Circle have jointly completed £22m worth of works at the Loughborough University Science Enterprise Park.
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.
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