Latest news Find our latest press releases, including news on Wates’ initiatives, contract wins, project updates, awards and other achievements. Use our filters on the left to browse our press releases by sector and service. 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. Wates retains position on Southern Construction Framework Wates Construction has retained its place on the fourth generation Southern Construction Framework (SCF), which promises a potential £5.25bn pipeline of work across the South. Wates Construction to redevelop Dunstable Leisure Centre Wates Construction has been appointed by Central Bedfordshire Council to refurbish and rebuild Dunstable Leisure Centre.