Residential Partnerships

Aspen Grove Cardiff Living
Residential - Havering development
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As developers and contractors, we go much further than investing in and building great homes.

We believe in delivering lasting and sustainable legacies in the communities where we work.

Local authorities and housing associations work with us because they know they can rely on our first class technical expertise, site safety, efficiency and commitment to social values. Our joint ambition and focus on bringing economic, social and environmental benefits to local people and businesses ripples through the community, making it a great place to live.

£310m

Turnover

739

Homes completed

2,605

New homes under construction

Building homes is not just about bricks and mortar…it’s all about community and a lasting legacy

Our dedicated social value teams work tirelessly to improve lives in the communities for which we are building homes.  And it’s not just about bricks and mortar, it’s about adding value and long term benefits to living life in a Wates development. 

This includes the creation of local jobs and apprenticeships, dedicating hundreds of hours to supporting students through educational activities, generating business for local companies in the supply chain, investing in social enterprises and providing work opportunities for those furthest from the workforce.

In 2023 alone, we added £89m of social, local and economic value to local economies around the South, London and Wales, £148m to benefit small and medium businesses and invested £404K in social enterprises.

Building homes for the future

Our energy-efficient Passivhaus developments at Highfields in Cardiff and Winnall in Winchester allow for a 41% reduction in energy use, enabling residents to save up to 60% on their energy costs.

Working closely with Cardiff and Winchester City councils, we have created partnerships that have led to successful collaboration in creating the environmentally friendly, safe, and beautiful living spaces that people deserve. We are committed to monitoring the carbon impact of all our programmes and implementing energy efficient resources to minimise pollution and emissions.

A developer with a conscience – we work with our local authority partners to solve the housing crisis

Our successful partnerships and joint ventures with local authorities have led to some of the most creative, family-safe and beautiful living spaces around, providing homes for all sections of society at every stage of life.

Take the Havering 12 Estates Project, now celebrating its fifth year of partnership, which will ultimately see 12 council estates regenerated to provide up to 5,000 new homes in the borough over 12 years. It has already delivered the first 197 homes at its mixed-use New Green development in Rainham, and its first residents have moved in. New Green provides a rich mix of homes for a thriving community.

We are committed to building sustainable, energy efficient homes that contribute to net zero and bio-diversity net gain

Sustainable new homes and developments

We’re proud to be building award-winning zero carbon homes across the UK.
 
Our commitment to the environment and net zero means we are always exploring new sustainable ways of building and modern methods of construction.

Our partnership with the City of Cardiff Council, for example, will see 42 new homes built to the Passivhaus low energy building standard, which will keep energy consumption low and slash bills for residents.

We are committed to building sustainable, energy efficient homes that contribute to net zero and bio-diversity net gain

A few of our recent housing developments

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.

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Cardiff Living Project

Cardiff Council Residential Partnership

Cardiff Living is an exciting development partnership between Wates Residential and the City of Cardiff Council.

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Gascoigne Estate Regeneration

Gascoigne Estate Regeneration

Our relationship with BeFirst and the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham continues to go from strength to strength.

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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.

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Daedalus Village, Gosport

Homes England partnership at Daedalus Village, Gosport

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

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Want to be part of our team?

Design Manager

Location: Cardiff

Job Type: Design

Application Deadline: 08-08-2024

Wates Group are looking for a Design Manager to join our Residential team in Cardiff focusing on bring housing to local communities.If you are passionate about design, working within a team environment and with proven technical skills looking for an opportunity to challenge the norm, bring fresh new ideas and elevate yourself within the industry then join us and help to create tomorrow together. This is a great opportunity to progress your career as part of a talented, diverse, and supportive team. ABOUT THE ROLE Our Design Managers are a valuable part of our business, driving quality outcomes, enhancing buildability and fostering innovation. Design Managers work collaboratively with our industry specialists and in-house technical experts to ensure that the design develops in accordance with the brief with a firm focus on added value, compliance, commercial viability, and best practice. As our Design Manager you will: Work with all relevant parties, to produce and manage a realistic design programme and information required schedule to facilitate design, procurement and construction activities. Support the implementation of Continuous Improvement initiatives and innovation. Ensure the design has been reviewed and verified to achieve compliance and mitigate Health and Safety, design and buildability issues prior to construction and identify key risks and opportunities at each stage of the design and delivery process. WHAT WE OFFER Competitive salary & profit share scheme Flexible working Car Allowance / Company Car (subject to Role/Grade) Travel covered to any of our sites (subject to HMRC advisory rates) Extensive corporate benefits including, Private Medical, Pension 8% employers’ contribution, Health and Wellness programme, 26 days holidays + bank holidays and much more… One of the best learning and development programmes which is customizable to support your career progression goals. (c.7000 training sessions delivered year to date across the WATES Group) Excellent range of learning and development activity to support your career progression. Industry leading family leave benefits to included 26 weeks fully paid maternity, 12 weeks fully paid paternity. To find out more about LIFE AT WATES please click on the following link https://www.wates.co.uk/careers/

Site Manager

Location: Cardiff

Job Type: Operational

Application Deadline: 08-08-2024

Wates are looking for a Site Manager to join our Residential team in Cardiff focusing on Residential to bring housing to local communities.If you are passionate about the construction industry with proven skills and looking for an opportunity to challenge the norm, bring fresh new ideas and elevate yourself within the industry then join us and help to create tomorrow together.This is a great opportunity to progress your career as part of a talented, diverse, and supportive team.About The RoleOur Site Managers are a valuable part of our business, driving quality outcomes and achieving the highest standards of safety, health, and environmental controls. Our Site Manager work collaboratively with our Project Managers to ensure the completion of the project to the highest standard.As Our Site Manager you will: Implement Wates Operating framework and be committed to achieving Zero Harm on our Construction sites Undertake all Quality management in accordance with the Project Quality Plan. Plan and manage the works to achieve the construction programme key milestones and completion dates with the use of collaborative planning sessions with the supply chain Review and understand all design pertinent to the section of works What We Offer Competitive salary & bonus Flexible working Car Allowance / Company Car (subject to Role/Grade) Travel covered to any of our sites (subject to HMRC advisory rates) Extensive corporate benefits including, Private Medical, Pension 8% employers’ contribution, Health and Wellness programme, 26 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, 12 weeks fully paid paternity.

Bid Manager

Location: Manchester

Job Type: Bid

Application Deadline: 07-08-2024

Wates Construction are looking for a Bid Manager to join our North West Construction team in Manchester. Focussing on high profile, technically complex projects across multiple sectors. If you are passionate about the pre-construction elements of construction and looking for an opportunity to challenge the norm, bring fresh new ideas and elevate yourself within the industry then join us and help to create tomorrow together. This is a great opportunity to progress your career as part of a talented, diverse, and supportive team. ABOUT THE ROLE Our Bid Managers are a valuable part of our business, driving quality outcomes, enhancing buildability, and fostering innovation. The Bid Managers work collaboratively with our customers and industry specialists to ensure that the design develops in accordance with the brief with a firm focus on added value, compliance, commercial viability, and best practice.As our Bid Manager, you will: Lead in new bids from concept through to fruition ensuring our offers are clearly articulated, cost estimate is adjudicated and signed off and final submissions are reviewed Produce a bid strategy and brief tender team Ensure correct selection of subcontractors and suppliers for key packages and organise distribution of tender documents/amendments for appropriate parties Develop presentations to potential clients using graphic design skills and utilise external graphic designers and printers Responsibility for the quality of all aspects of the bid, including written documentation and presentations, ensuring that written work is clear, concise and compelling Attend hand-over meeting briefing the team on tender bids. WHAT WE OFFER Competitive salary & profit share scheme Flexible working Car Allowance / Company Car (subject to Role/Grade) Travel covered to any of our sites (subject to HMRC advisory rates) Extensive corporate benefits including, Private Medical, Pension 8% employers’ contribution, Health and Wellness programme, 26 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 https://www.wates.co.uk/careers/ We are always looking for a variety of new talent to join our teams, to help us grow and innovate as a business. Although you may not have all of the skills listed, many of them may be transferable to other roles within the WATES Group. If you would like clarity on any of our vacancies, discuss career opportunities in strict confidence or need anything to make our recruitment process easier, please contact our In-House Recruitment Team directly or via recruitment@wates.co.uk and one of us will get in touch as soon as possible. As a responsible and inclusive employer, we are committed to equality and are proud to have been recognised for this through a range of accolades including gold accreditation with Investors in People, we are also a Disability Confident employer. Being a family owned, business means we understand and value long term relationships.

Information Document Controller

Location: Market Harborough

Job Type: Document Control

Application Deadline: 06-08-2024

Wates are looking for a Document Controller to join our Midlands team focussing on high profile projects across multiple sectors.If you are passionate about supporting our onsite teams and looking for an opportunity to challenge the norm, bring fresh new ideas and elevate yourself within the industry then join us and help to create tomorrow together.This is a great opportunity to progress your career as part of a talented, diverse, and supportive team.ABOUT THE ROLEOur Document Controllers are a valuable part of our onsite teams, working collaboratively with our designers and specialist suppliers to ensure procedures, quality and documentation is coordinated to meet the project requirements.As our Document Controller you will: Maintain up to date records of all information and ensure that it is available to the team Issue and distribute controlled copies of information ensuring compliance with all aspects of the design management procedures Check information on drawings for conformance with status and format agreed, as well as troubleshoot and problemsWHAT WE OFFER Competitive salary & profit share scheme Flexible working Car Allowance / Company Car (subject to Role/Grade) Travel covered to any of our sites (subject to HMRC advisory rates) Extensive corporate benefits including, Private Medical, Pension 8% employers’ contribution, Health and Wellness programme, 26 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, 12 weeks fully paid paternity.To find out more about LIFE AT WATES please click on the following link https://www.wates.co.uk/careers/



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