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Wates sign agreement with Ramboll for Facility Management services
10 AUGUST 2022
Ramboll and Wates Facilities Management (FM) have signed a new long-term contract for Total Facilities Management services in the UK.
Wates wins new later living contract, boosting its presence in the sector
03 AUGUST 2022
Wates Construction will deliver 93 apartments with the ambition of setting new standards for sustainability and the creation of social value in the integrated retirement community sector. The enabling and basement works are scheduled to commence later this month, with the main work commencing in November 2023 for 86 weeks.
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.
£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 Construction wins landmark £40M Leeds affordable housing development
02 DECEMBER 2021
Wates Construction has been appointed by Leeds City Council to deliver a £40m affordable housing scheme.
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