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£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.
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
Wates hits million pound milestone for social enterprises with SCAPE
29 JUNE 2021
As part of our partnership with leading public procurement framework SCAPE, Wates Group maximises Social Value outcomes for every project we complete.
Wates appointed to HMRC fit-out at Wellington Place
10 OCTOBER 2019
Wates Construction has been appointed to lead the fit-out of 7 & 8 Wellington Place on behalf of HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), who will move in upon completion. The contractors construction of the multi-million pound building in Leeds new urban quarter will see HMRC and NHS Digital located in a new modern and flexible workspace in 2020.
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