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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.
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.
Planning permission granted for landmark Liverpool hotel at Peel L&P's Liverpool Waters
08 OCTOBER 2019
Wates Construction has received planning permission to build Liverpool City Councils new Cruise Terminal Hotel, marking a major step forward for Peel L&Ps Liverpool Waters, the citys major waterfront regeneration scheme.
Milestone for Braywick Leisure Centre build
Construction of the new Braywick Leisure Centre is continuing apace with steelwork, and the developments structure beginning to take shape.
Wates expands North Wales presence with position on Construction Framework
Wates has secured a place on the North Wales Construction Partnerships £500m framework, facilitating the build of new schools and public sector projects.
Birmingham's new skyline scheme scoops sustainability award
Wates Construction has been honoured for its efforts to minimise environmental impact and leave a lasting social legacy through the delivery of the project.
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