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Wates launches new healthcare team as it drives future expansion
03 AUGUST 2021
The Wates Group has announced the appointment of a new senior team focused on expanding the Group’s work in healthcare construction.
Wates completes £79.7m Grade II listed renovation for Royal College of Surgeons HQ
26 JULY 2021
Wates Construction has successfully completed work on the £79.7m renovation of Royal College of Surgeons of England’s new headquarters in London, bringing an historic and culturally significant building into the 21st century
Wates hits million pound milestone for social enterprises with SCAPE
29 JUNE 2021
As part of our partnership with leading public procurement framework SCAPE, Wates Group maximises Social Value outcomes for every project we complete.
Wates appointed to HMRC fit-out at Wellington Place
10 OCTOBER 2019
Wates Construction has been appointed to lead the fit-out of 7 & 8 Wellington Place on behalf of HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), who will move in upon completion. The contractors construction of the multi-million pound building in Leeds new urban quarter will see HMRC and NHS Digital located in a new modern and flexible workspace in 2020.
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.
Wates Construction delivers landmark £33m leisure centre for Windsor and Maidenhead Council
23 OCTOBER 2020
Wates Construction has completed works at Braywick Leisure Centre, a major leisure and community hub for Windsor and Maidenhead Council, via the Major Works UK framework, part of the Scape National Construction framework.
Wates FM expands HMRC partnership following successful year
24 SEPTEMBER 2020
Wates FM continues to grow its public sector presence, expanding HMRC contract from four sites to 19 after less than one year.
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.
Wates Living Space rises high with 200 tower block refurbishments
10 AUGUST 2020
Wates Living Space has been appointed by The Guinness Partnership to deliver planned maintenance works to two high rise schemes – taking the housing maintenance provider’s total number of tower block refurbishment projects to over 200.
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