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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.
A new west side story
13 NOVEMBER 2019
Plans for Wates Residential to build more than 200 new homes on the west side of the Gascoigne Estate have been given the thumbs up at Barking and Dagenham Councils planning committee.
Wates Living Space joins flagship framework
06 NOVEMBER 2019
Wates Living Space has expanded its framework presence with its appointment to the South East Consortium (SEC) Internal & External Building Works Framework.
Wates Living Space to grow London portfolio with Tower Hamlets appointment
16 SEPTEMBER 2019
Wates Living Space has been appointed to the Tower Hamlets Homes Block Refurbishment framework, a four-year pipeline of housing refurbishment works in East London.
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 expands North Wales presence with position on Construction Framework
Wates has secured a place on the North Wales Construction Partnerships £500m framework, facilitating the build of new schools and public sector projects.
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 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.