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Wates sign agreement with Ramboll for Facility Management services
10 AUGUST 2022
Ramboll and Wates Facilities Management (FM) have signed a new long-term contract for Total Facilities Management services in the UK.
Wates FM To Grow Public Sector Portfolio with Framework Appointment
15 JULY 2022
Wates Facilities Management (FM) is set to expand its presence in the public sector following its appointment to two lots of Crown Commercial Service’s (CCS) £35BN Facilities Management and Workplace Services Framework.
£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.
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 tackles book inequality for children
14 OCTOBER 2021
What began as a pilot project in a building site in Borough Yards, is about to become a national initiative to provide books for children and bridge the development gap between rich and poor.
Wates FM grows higher education portfolio with university of Leeds appointment
11 OCTOBER 2021
Wates Facilities Management (FM) is expanding its service delivery in higher education having secured a new contract with the University of Leeds.
National social value award win for Wates Group
24 FEBRUARY 2021
Wates Group has received a prestigious award at the 2021 National Social Value Awards winning the ‘Private Sector Leadership’ category.
Wates FM expands HMRC partnership following successful year
24 SEPTEMBER 2020
Wates FM continues to grow its public sector presence, expanding HMRC contract from four sites to 19 after less than one year.
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.
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