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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 pledges local mental health support
Wates Construction, currently building the new purpose-designed mental health hospital off Haxby Road in York, has launched a campaign to promote positive mental health as part of the project.
Construction starts on new mental health hospital in York
Wates Construction has been excavating and preparing the site to build a specialist 72-bed hospital, which is now ready for building to commence.
Leading construction companies appointed to build PHEs £400 million public health science campus at Harlow
Three of the UKs leading construction companies have been chosen to create Public Health Englands new state-of-the-art public health science campus and headquarters at Harlow in Essex.
Donors and fundraisers thanked as Wiltshire childrens hospice opens
Julias House, the Dorset and Wiltshire childrens hospice charity, has paid tribute to all the people who have made the opening of its new Wiltshire hospice a reality.
Building work begins on new Wiltshire Childrens Hospice
Work has begun at the site of the new Julias House Wiltshire Childrens Hospice in Devizes.
Childrens hospice given a charitable boost by Wates Construction
Martin House Childrens Hospice, a local charity that provides care for children with life limiting illnesses across West, North and East Yorkshire, has received a large donation from Wates Construction after employees took part in a gruelling challenge.
Wates rolls out largest ever not-for-profit scheme at childrens hospice in Devizes
Wates Living Space has revealed the extent of its positive contributions to Birmingham as the business extends its contract to deliver housing repairs and maintenance across the city on behalf of Birmingham City Council.