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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 dedicates month of October to inclusion
22 OCTOBER 2020
For the first time in its 123-year history, Wates Group has dedicated an entire month to promoting diversity and inclusion with October set to become an annual ‘Inclusion Month’.
Wates and Planet First Energy
8 OCTOBER 2020
The Wates Group and Planet First partnership has made great strides over the past 12 months, delivering fantastic benefits in terms of commercial, environmental and social value.
Wates encourages colleagues to 'take a minute' as UK suicide rates soar to highest levels in years
10 SEPTEMBER 2020
Wates is using World Suicide Prevention Day as a call to action, to encourage colleagues to help create ‘suicide safer communities’, where they can talk openly and less secretively about suicide.
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.
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.
Wates focuses on opportunities that lie ahead
21 JULY 2020
The Wates Group has unveiled a series of organisational changes that will intensify its focus on the opportunities that lie ahead in its key sectors. The announcement incorporates revisions to its structure along with a series of new executive appointments.
The summer financial statement - response from Wates Group
08 JULY 2020
The Chancellor Rishi Sunak has today unveiled a multi-billion pound package of investment including a ‘Plan for Jobs’ to spur the UK’s recovery from the Coronavirus outbreak. Paul Chandler, Group MD, Wates Construction Group, responded on behalf of Wates Group.
Wates announces resumption of full pay for majority of workforce
02 JULY 2020
Wates Group Chief Executive David Allen said the decision had been made possible by the “amazing efforts” colleagues had made to keep the business performing and delivering for its customers through the challenging conditions of lockdown.