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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.
Construction course helps transform Maidenhead man's life
16 SEPTEMBER 2019
A jobseeker in Maidenhead has turned his life around thanks to Wates Construction securing his first ever job following a free training scheme for the long-term unemployed.
Murray Park School's considerate construction continues apace
15 AUGUST 2019
The sectional completion for Murray Park School’s main block comes as Wates receive glowing report from the CCS for its considerate community initiatives.
Wates appointed to University of Oxford Construction Framework
30 JULY 2019
Wates Construction has been appointed to the University of Oxfords Construction Framework with a potential pipeline of work worth £120m – £150m every year.
Wates appointed to build three North West schools for ESFA
Wates Construction has been awarded a £10.1m contract by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) to construct a new school building at Maghull High School in Liverpool.
Wates appointed to £8bn ESFA school construction framework
Wates Construction has been appointed to the Education and Skills Funding Agencys (ESFA) latest four-year schools construction framework.
Wates Construction to redevelop Dunstable Leisure Centre
Wates Construction has been appointed by Central Bedfordshire Council to refurbish and rebuild Dunstable Leisure Centre.