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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.
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.
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 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.
Construction of the Life and Mind Building begins
21 NOVEMBER 2021
This is the largest building project ever undertaken on behalf of the University and will be its largest teaching and research facility.
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 Construction begins work on new £17m Edgar Wood Academy
08 JULY 2021
Wates Construction, has begun work on a new £17m secondary school serving the local communities of Heywood, Middleton, Birch and Langley in Rochdale.
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