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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 FM grows higher education portfolio with university of Leeds appointment
11 OCTOBER 2021
Wates Facilities Management (FM) is expanding its service delivery in higher education having secured a new contract with the University of Leeds.
New homes selling fast at Erith regeneration scheme
10 SEPTEMBER 2021
Brand new apartments, which are set to transform a tired and dated high-rise estate in the London Borough of Bexley, are selling fast with eight apartments reserved in the first weekend, according to developers.
Barking pupils give a ‘thumbs up’ to new road safety video
23 JUNE 2021
A new road safety video is being shown in Barking schools as part of a campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of crossing the road near heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) and the importance of not playing near building sites.
Proposal for new homes in Romford gets green light
18 JUNE 2021
Proposals for 1,380 new homes at Waterloo and Queen Street in the heart of Romford have been approved by Havering Council’s Strategic Planning Committee to bring the creation of an exciting new community one step closer for local people.
Wates Residential appoints Nick Williams to the role of Production Director
16 JUNE 2021
Wates Residential, part of leading privately-owned construction, property services and development company, the Wates Group, has appointed Nick Williams as Production Director.
Grass roots park opens in east London
01 JUNE 2021
The new pocket park is a result of a grass roots project involving Gascoigne Residents’ Forum, Be First, engagement specialist Urban Symbiotics, landscape architects Fabrik, and construction firm Wates Residential.
Wates Residential shows Barking students how construction is ‘Top Trumps’ for a future career
21 MAY 2021
Wates Residential has launched a set of ‘Top Trumps’ style playing cards to help explain the wide variety of roles available in construction and to encourage more young people into the industry.
Wates FM continues partnership with Lee Baron to maintain exclusive residential developments across London
20 MAY 2021
Wates FM has been appointed by property management experts, Lee Baron to provide mechanical and engineering (M&E) services and maintenance at an exclusive riverside residential development on the Greenwich Peninsula.
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