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Wates Smartspace raises the bar for retail fitout at new M&S store
26 JULY 2022
Wates Smartspace has reached completion of a significant retail fit-out at M&S Bluewater, a project that saw the team take a pioneering approach to ensure full store operations were maintained for customers.
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.
Wates Builds on 20 Year M&S Relationship with Fit-Out Appointment
04 JULY 2022
Wates Smartspace has been appointed to deliver a full-line fit-out on behalf of Marks and Spencer (M&S) at the brand new £60m Stane Retail Park in Colchester.
£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.
Main construction work begins at the National Quantum Computing Centre facility
09 JUNE 2022
Wates Construction has begun the construction of the National Quantum Computing Centre (NQCC). The purpose-built facility will be a landmark building that will distinguish the NQCC as a world-leading scientific research institution.
Wates Smartspace leads DWP's £4.3M lift refurb programme
23 MARCH 2022
Wates Smartspace, is underway with year four of a major programme to carry out lift refurbishments on behalf of the Department for Work & Pensions (DWP).
Wates Smartspace secures major contract with MoJ
15 MARCH 2022
Wates Smartspace has been appointed to deliver a major contract for the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) to fit-out and refurbish 12 probation offices across England.
Wates Smartspace completes major MoJ COVID response programme
07 DECEMBER 2021
Wates Smartspace has completed a major Covid-19 response programme on behalf of the Ministry of Justice (MoJ).
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.
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