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New Government hub handed over by Wates Smartspace in Edinburgh
20 AUGUST 2020
Wates Smartspace, the fit-out and refurbishment division of the Wates Group, has successfully handed over ‘Queen Elizabeth House’ the new flagship UK Government hub in Edinburgh, to HMRC following a £23m CAT B fit-out project.
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 hosts Buildforce Armed Forces insight day
10 MARCH 2020
Armed Forces personnel have been given a kick-start in careers with the construction industry as part of the Wates Groups pledge to support veterans and ex-service leavers in partnership with Buildforce.
Wates appointed to £30bn government construction framework
05 NOVEMBER 2019
Wates Group has been appointed to deliver a new major seven-year framework for public sector construction via the Crown Commercial Services £30bn framework.
2018 Armistice Day: Wates and the Armed Forces
We are immensely proud of our nations military and continue to support the armed forces in as many ways as we can. Our involvement dates back to our role in the Normandy D-Day Landings with the construction of the Mulberry Harbours.
Wates Smartspace is appointed to deliver extension works at Park Road Sale Primary School
03 APRIL 2017
Wates Smartspace has been appointed by Trafford Council to deliver alterations and extensions to Park Road Sale Primary School il, in a deal worth £1m.
Bebington Police Station officially reopens its doors
13 FEBRUARY 2017
The newly refurbished Bebington Police station opened which stood closed and empty for three years, following a six-month renovation by Wates Smartspace.
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