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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 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.
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 FM continues partnership with Lee Baron to maintain exclusive residential developments across London
20 MAY 2021
Wates FM has been appointed by property management experts, Lee Baron to provide mechanical and engineering (M&E) services and maintenance at an exclusive riverside residential development on the Greenwich Peninsula.
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.
A new west side story
13 NOVEMBER 2019
Plans for Wates Residential to build more than 200 new homes on the west side of the Gascoigne Estate have been given the thumbs up at Barking and Dagenham Councils planning committee.
Wates Living Space joins flagship framework
06 NOVEMBER 2019
Wates Living Space has expanded its framework presence with its appointment to the South East Consortium (SEC) Internal & External Building Works Framework.
Planning permission granted for landmark Liverpool hotel at Peel L&P's Liverpool Waters
08 OCTOBER 2019
Wates Construction has received planning permission to build Liverpool City Councils new Cruise Terminal Hotel, marking a major step forward for Peel L&Ps Liverpool Waters, the citys major waterfront regeneration scheme.
Wates Living Space to grow London portfolio with Tower Hamlets appointment
16 SEPTEMBER 2019
Wates Living Space has been appointed to the Tower Hamlets Homes Block Refurbishment framework, a four-year pipeline of housing refurbishment works in East London.
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