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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 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.
George Clarke announces young winners of Wates building design competition
20 JULY 2022
Renowned architect and TV presenter George Clarke has announced the winners of the Wates young persons’ design challenge for primary schools.
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.
New Woodlands development launched in Barrow Gurney
23 MAY 2022
Wates Developments Group, in joint venture partnership with Bovis Homes, has just launched its exclusive Woodlands development in Barrow Gurney, North Somerset.
New MD Jon Dickman aims high at Needspace?
28 APRIL 2022
Needspace?, the affordable, flexible workspace specialists based in London and the South East have today announced the appointment of Jon Dickman as Managing Director.
Wates Smartspace completes second fit-out at Royal Hampshire County Hospital
25 APRIL 2022
Wates Smartspacehascompleted its second fit out project at Winchester’s Royal Hampshire County Hospital, providing substantial upgrades to the Pathology Department.
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).
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