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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 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.
City Hub contractor consolidates commitment to Nottingham
11 DECEMBER 2019
As construction of the new Nottingham College City Hub campus accelerates past the halfway point, Wates Construction has confirmed a raft of benefits already brought by the project to the people of Nottingham.
A new west side story
13 NOVEMBER 2019
Plans for Wates Residential to build more than 200 new homes on the west side of the Gascoigne Estate have been given the thumbs up at Barking and Dagenham Councils planning committee.
Wates Living Space joins flagship framework
06 NOVEMBER 2019
Wates Living Space has expanded its framework presence with its appointment to the South East Consortium (SEC) Internal & External Building Works Framework.
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.
Council and contractor celebrate new school completion in Derby
18 OCTOBER 2019
A £7.8m expansion project taking place at Murray Park Community School in Mickleover is now complete, marking the culmination of a successful partnership between Wates Construction and Derby City Council to deliver the pivotal scheme.
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.
Wates Living Space to grow London portfolio with Tower Hamlets appointment
16 SEPTEMBER 2019
Wates Living Space has been appointed to the Tower Hamlets Homes Block Refurbishment framework, a four-year pipeline of housing refurbishment works in East London.
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