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Wates rises to zero carbon challenge with launch of social housing energy services
25 NOVEMBER 2020
Wates Living Space has launched a new service to help social landlords to prepare their housing stock to meet zero carbon obligations.
Response to the Social Housing White Paper from Wates Property Services
19 NOVEMBER 2020
“We welcome the Government’s Social Housing White Paper and recognise its importance in shaping the way we as contractors can work alongside our social housing partners to improve the safety of residents’ homes.” Steve Jackson – Strategic Director, Wates Property Services
70 Tamworth homes refurbished in first part of 10-year partnership
29 OCTOBER 2020
Wates Living Space cements its position as Tamworth Borough Council’s partner of choice for planned housing maintenance until 2030.
Wates Living Space begins 10-year housing repair programme in Crawley
18 AUGUST 2020
Wates Living Space has started a 10 year programme of housing repairs for Crawley Borough Council in the middle of a pandemic, after successfully assembling its teams using virtual and social distancing mobilisation measures.
Wates Living Space rises high with 200 tower block refurbishments
10 AUGUST 2020
Wates Living Space has been appointed by The Guinness Partnership to deliver planned maintenance works to two high rise schemes – taking the housing maintenance provider’s total number of tower block refurbishment projects to over 200.
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 Living Space to deliver housing repairs across Crawley
05 MARCH 2020
Wates Living Space has been appointed by Crawley Borough Council to deliver a ten year programme of housing repairs across the borough.
Wates Living Space to deliver 10-year contract to homes in Tamworth
04 MARCH 2020
Wates Living Space has been reappointed by Tamworth Borough Council to deliver a ten-year programme of housing repairs across the borough. The councils current three-year contract with Wates Living Space ends on March 31, 2020, and the new 10-year agreement is valued in the region of £50million.
Wates Living Space introduces innovative new tracking service
21 FEBRUARY 2020
Leading affordable housing maintenance provider, Wates Living Space, has introduced a new repairs and maintenance tracking system for residents, in a move to enhance customer service and operational efficiency.
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