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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.
Wates tackles book inequality for children
14 OCTOBER 2021
What began as a pilot project in a building site in Borough Yards, is about to become a national initiative to provide books for children and bridge the development gap between rich and poor.
Wates FM grows higher education portfolio with university of Leeds appointment
11 OCTOBER 2021
Wates Facilities Management (FM) is expanding its service delivery in higher education having secured a new contract with the University of Leeds.
National social value award win for Wates Group
24 FEBRUARY 2021
Wates Group has received a prestigious award at the 2021 National Social Value Awards winning the ‘Private Sector Leadership’ category.
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.
Wates FM secures first public sector contract in strategic growth plans
23 OCTOBER 2019
Wates FM has secured a new contract to deliver a one-stop maintenance service on behalf of West Midlands Police, becoming the first public sector appointment for the recently launched business.
Wates FM wins Award for Twycross Zoo
09 NOVEMBER 2018
Wates FM has picked up a prestigious industry award in recognition of its work on corporate social responsibility at Twycross Zoo.
Wates FM Scoops Prestigious London School of Economics Contract
Wates FM has landed a contract with The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) to maintain its prestigious London estate, in a three year deal.
Wates FM takes residence at Twycross Zoo
Wates FM will now commence mobilisation of the £3m contract, which will include carrying out asset and condition surveys before commencing works.
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