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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.
Wates responds to Government Housing Retrofit Programme and calls for nationwide plan of improvement
26 MARCH 2021
Wates Living Space has responded to the Government’s latest announcement of additional funding for carbon retrofitting of social housing, calling for a nationwide plan of improvement.
Wates continues 15-year partnership with Camden Council with £620m housing framework award
7 DECEMBER 2020
Wates Living Space and Wates Residential have been named on four key lots of Camden Council’s four year £620m Property Works Framework. The framework, which runs until 2024, and will cover thousands of properties across the borough as well as sites in neighbouring Islington.
Wates Living Space to enhance fire safety measures in Barnet Homes
23 NOVEMBER 2020
Wates Living Space, is continuing to grow its presence in London with an appointment to carry out fire safety works on behalf of Barnet Homes.
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.
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