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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.
Wates FM continues growth with global investment firm
10 JULY 2020
Wates Facilities Management has secured a three-year contract with global investment management organisation, Barings.
Wates FM celebrates successful first anniversary
1 JULY 2020
Facilities management provider emerges buoyantly out of lockdown to celebrate its first anniversary with expanding portfolio, exemplary safety performance and by setting the bar for a safe return to work.
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 FM extends services for global accountancy body
19 JUNE 2020
Wates FM has renewed its service agreement with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) to deliver comprehensive FM services for the organisation’s London-based HQ and principal administration offices in Glasgow.
Wates Group boosts the capital's coronavirus response with expansion of Royal London Hospital
27 APRIL 2020
The Wates Group is using the combined expertise of its construction division and specialist engineering business, SES Engineering Services (SES), to help boost the number of hospital beds available in London for patients with Covid-19.
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 FM continues growth with contract extension
28 JANUARY 2020
Wates FM is kick-starting its 2020 growth strategy with a contract extension with mass media company, Discovery Communications.
Wates appointed as main contractor to build Sandwell Aquatics Centre
23 JANUARY 2020
Wates Construction has been confirmed as the main contractor for the new Sandwell Aquatics Centre in Smethwick.
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