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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.
Derby City Council unveils new £11.2 million plans to rejuvenate Market Hall
Wates Construction’s work is well underway on an £11.2 million regeneration programme which will transform Derbys Market Hall by Summer 2023.
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.
Wates Group awarded contract for Parliaments Northern Estate Programme
Wates pledges to create a lasting legacy through new training and skills opportunities in major project on the Parliamentary estate
Wates Construction appointed to Derby Market Hall transformation
Wates Construction has been appointed by Derby City Council to deliver phase one of a three-year transformation of Derby Market Hall.
Wates Construction celebrates 10 years since re-opening of Birmingham Town Hall
Wates joined guests at The Bank, a new Birmingham residential development of apartments, to mark the topping out of the second tower at the site.
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.
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