zero carbon construction at Canada Water

We build great places for people to live and work in today, and develop solutions to meet the challenges of tomorrow

Our passion is delivering truly sustainable buildings that enhance people’s lives and the wider community. Whether building schools, hospitals, homes or offices, our commitment to innovation means we work tirelessly to provide the best solution to whatever unique challenges our customers might face.


new homes built in 2022


homes in planning and development


17 new schools under construction

Wellington Place

Innovation is everything

Whichever project we work on, we believe we can always find a better way to do things.

This means we try new technologies and innovative ways of working to create buildings that are more sustainable, and provide the best value for money possible for our customers.

This is because we believe that better buildings create healthier and more productive communities – and we are proud to help bring these about.


How we help


Who we help


Wellington Place high quality commercial office development in Leeds

11 and 12 Wellington Place, Leeds

The intention for 11 & 12 Wellington Place was to create two landmark buildings in the heart of Leeds City Centre.

Sandwell Aquatics Centre

Sandwell Aquatics Centre, Smethwick

Delivering a world class sporting venue and a community legacy. Sandwell Aquatics Centre has been built to host one of the largest international sporting events of 2022.

Sport and Leisure
Astrazeneca Sterile Production Plant

Sterile Production Plant – AstraZeneca

We are part of the team currently on site at the AstraZeneca Macclesfield Campus.

Science and Technology
Havering 12 estates regeneration programme

LB of Havering Joint Venture regeneration

A 12 year joint venture partnership to breathe new life into the community of Havering.

Daedalus Village, Gosport

Homes England partnership at Daedalus Village, Gosport

New 200 home seafront home development on preserved historic military complex.

Abbey Road, Camden

LB of Camden Residential Development in Abbey Road

A redevelopment project focused on the area around Abbey Road and Belsize Road in Kilburn, London.

We collaborate with our customers, working on sustainable, innovative designs that transform retail spaces

Marks & Spencer stores fit out

We have been working for Marks & Spencer (M&S) for over 20 years, delivering over 1,000 store refurbishment and fit out projects across the M&S full range of stores, including clothing & home and foodhalls.

Retail and the high street

Aintree, Fire and Rescue station & training academy

Our fifth project with Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service (MFRS), the new Fire and Rescue station and Training Academy and National Resilience Centre of Excellence is being constructed right in the heart of Aintree. 

Emergency Services


Want to be part of our team?

Data Analyst

Location: Birmingham

Job Type: IT Support

Application Deadline: 03-05-2024

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Data Analyst to join our Major Projects team.Reporting into the Head of Digital Engineering, you will work across our Major Project(s) projects to include taking data requirements from the business and translating those into technical solutions.Key Accountabilities will include: Data Analysis, Modelling and Development – Characterisation of raw data to identify the gold source, identify the grain, dimensions, common business language and transformation required for coded or shortened terms Requirements elicitation from business users – Elicitation of needs from team members and refinement of these into actionable features, user stories and tasks aligned to Wates standards, data strategy, and Major Project reporting requirements Analyse, organize and refine raw data as ingested from existing and new systems to ensure conformity with Wates standards Production of data-driven reports to align with Major Project Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) sourced from various digital solutions Skills training and coaching – creation of material and delivery of training within the Major Projects team and to other members of the Digital and Data teams business units and functions In-life support and incident resolution – provide ongoing project support to ensure all data flows are structured, accurate, and maintained Explore ways to enhance data quality and reliability and implement to support continuous improvement Support the Wates Data and Digital teams in developing scalable data reporting solutionsWe are looking for an experienced Data Analyst with experience of undertaking a full end-to-end role on multiple or complex projects/programmes.To be successful in this role you will be a collaborative and effective communicator with the ability to interact with stakeholders of all levels as well as the skills to breakdown complex problems and manage projects through to successful completion.A bit about us:Wates is one of the largest and most successful family-owned private construction, development and property services companies in the UK. Our vision is to become the most trusted partner in the built environment with an ambition to become a £2bn turnover business.As a progressive and rewarding business we offer our people the opportunity to grow their careers whilst working together to deliver the promises we make to our customers.Our company values of integrity, intelligence, performance, teamwork and respect for people, communities and the environment run through our business at every level and are at the heart of everything we do.The wellbeing and safety of our people is our priority, therefore creating a zero harm culture and encouraging a healthy work-life balance is important to us. Wates Group are a responsible and inclusive employer and are proud to have been recognized for this through accolades including C2E (Committed to Equality) and Investors in People (Gold).We value each employee as an individual and offer flexible and competitive packages to support that.


Location: Croydon

Job Type: Trades and Labour

Application Deadline: 03-05-2024

We have an opportunity for an Electrician to join our Wates team within our Reactive Maintenance Division. You will be working from our Croydon office and covering the surrounding areas, working on our social housing contract. The primary focus of this role will be to undertake all tasks to achieve first time fix and deliver a high standard of workmanship in a timely and productive manner always affording excellent customer service to the client.Key Accountabilities will include: Undertaking repair/ renewal works within your Electricians remit and work with associated trades Ensure maintenance work is undertaken safely and in accordance with all technical standards Communicate effectively with residents, scheduler and line manager Work safely and in compliance with Health & Safety and safeguarding requirements Remain up-to-date with technical and legal requirements of skill area Working in partnership with other operatives to complete repairs, if required Completing time sheets work sheets detailing work undertaken and materials used after each job undertaken, via a PDAYou must have a full UK driving licence with access to a vehicle.We are looking for a qualified and experienced Electrician who can utilise their skills to deliver small projects and repair works. You will hold a full UK diving licence, be confident in managing your own workload and will ideally already have experience of the housing maintenance sector.

Engineer – Mechanical

Location: London

Job Type: Engineering

Application Deadline: 26-04-2024

Join Wates: Mechanical Resident Engineer Needed!Wates is offering an outstanding opportunity for a mechanically experienced Resident Engineer to join our team, stationed on-site at the prestigious London School of Economics. Your primary focus will be executing planned preventative maintenance and reactive works on building plant, equipment, and systems, as well as swiftly responding to site engineering emergencies.ABOUT THE ROLE:As a Resident Engineer, your core responsibility will revolve around conducting planned preventative maintenance and reactive works on behalf of our clients. Your qualifications and experience in the field are crucial, but what truly sets you apart are your exceptional communication skills, ensuring top-notch customer service delivery. Your ability to multitask effectively, meet tight deadlines, and collaborate seamlessly with your team to troubleshoot on the go is paramount, all while championing health and safety excellence.Key Accountabilities as Resident Engineer:Accurately record all reactive and PPM tasks, ensuring detailed documentation is completed and signed off by the client weekly.Prepare Method Statements and Risk Assessments for all tasks to guarantee safe working practices.Effectively supervise subcontractors to ensure tasks are completed to the highest standards.Ensure strict compliance with all Company policies and procedures.This role offers a fantastic opportunity to work primarily on a single site, with occasional requirements to conduct work at other sites.Ready to take the lead in maintaining excellence? Join us at Wates and make your mark! Apply now.WHAT WE OFFER Competitive salary Travel covered to any of our sites (subject to HMRC advisory rates) Extensive corporate benefits including, Private Medical, Pension 5% employers’ contribution, Health and Wellness programme, 22 days holidays + bank holidays and much more… Excellent range of learning and development activity to support your career progression. Industry leading family leave benefits to included 26 weeks fully paid maternity, 8 weeks fully paid paternity.To find out more about LIFE AT WATES please click on the following link

Facilities Manager

Location: London NW1

Job Type: Engineering

Application Deadline: 26-04-2024

Here at Wates, we have an excellent opportunity for a Facilities Manager to join the team at our prestigious client – ACCA. You will be based at our existing clients' offices in Central London (near Covent Garden) whereby you will be overseeing and supporting the day-to-day activities and requests for our client, in ensuring service excellence and continuous improvement.ABOUT THE ROLEWe are looking for an experienced Facilities Manager with a proven history of coordinating multiple tasks in a complex, unique environment and are self-sufficient day to day.To be successful in the role you will be a confident communicator with good organisational and people management skills; able to ensure high levels of customer service are delivered by the whole team, at all times.Some of the other Key Accountabilities as Facilities Manager include:• Maintain an excellent relationship with all client interfaces, suppliers, and other service providers.• Attend Client meetings regarding general contractual performance.• Support customer and company audits ensuring optimum results are achieved.• Set objectives for direct reports and ensure team are aware of event requirements for the current day.• Ensure that a continuous improvement process is an integral part of service delivery increasingly adding value to both the business and the client.• Conduct regular plant tours checking for damage, lamp outages, spillages, and security issues.• Perform any other duties that may be required to meet the changing needs of the contract.WHAT WE OFFER Competitive salary Travel covered to any of our sites (subject to HMRC advisory rates) Extensive corporate benefits including, Private Medical, Pension 5% employers’ contribution, Health and Wellness programme, 22 days holidays + bank holidays and much more… Excellent range of learning and development activity to support your career progression. Industry leading family leave benefits to included 26 weeks fully paid maternity, 8 weeks fully paid paternity.To find out more about LIFE AT WATES please click on the following link

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