Championing the living wage

We ensure the places we live and work in are maintained to the highest possible standard and are suitable for the rigours of modern life

Looking after buildings is just as important as creating them. Our dedicated, highly skilled specialist teams are committed to keeping the nation’s homes, offices, shops and public spaces clean, safe, healthy, energy efficient and fit for purpose.


Social homes maintained


Delivered through SHDF Programme.


Office fit-outs managed in 2022

Housing maintenance

The carbon-free future

Today, climate change and the need to decarbonise is at the heart of all of our actions.

When it comes to retrofitting, repairing or maintaining the buildings we work on for our customers, everything we do has the net zero agenda in mind.

We work with our customers and partners to design innovative solutions to help them along their net zero journey and produce the most energy efficient buildings possible.


How we help


Who we help


Wolverhampton Homes

Social Housing Maintenance For Wolverhampton Council

Beginning in April 2013 this 15-year contract involves the delivery of a programme of full maintenance works across Wolverhampton’s stock of approximately 7,000 homes.


Social Housing Maintenance, Stonewater

Our appointment as maintenance provider for social landlord Stonewater on a 15-year, £105m contract not only shows the standing the company is building in the social housing sector, but also the way that it is prepared to innovate to provide great service to its customers.


Brent Housing Retrofit Pilot

Exceeding energy performance certificate targets in Brent.

Collaborative ESG

A Collaborative ESG Journey

We have been delivering a range of FM services on behalf of a key client for three years. This contract has grown from an initial four sites to 32 because of our collaborative approach as a trusted FM partner.

Twycross Zoo

Twycross Zoo

We have provided M&E, fabric maintenance, minor project works and horticulture services to Twycross since June 2016.

Sport and Leisure
West Midlands Police HQ

Facilities Management At West Midlands Police HQ

The award of our first public sector facilities management contract for West Midlands Police.

Emergency Services
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
Low energy, high performance civic offices for HM Treasury

Feethams House, Darlington

Once the project is complete it will be the first HM Treasury office located outside of London.

Civic offices


Want to be part of our team?

Resident Liaison Officer

Location: Dartford

Job Type: Customer Service

Application Deadline: 12-07-2024

We have an opportunity for a Resident Liaison Officer to join our Wates team within our Planned Maintenance division. You will be covering the Greenwich area working on social housing contracts. You will be delivering support to our residents on our social housing contracts.Key Accountabilities will include: Set up, undertake and manage the Tenant/Customer/Resident Liaison Service across multiple sites. Attend regular client representative and tenant meetings to ensure highest level of customer service is provided at all times. Ensure a consistent approach to customer care is adopted, Manage the Tenant’s Complaints procedures as a point of escalation. Maintain and update the on-site Database to reflect on-going works.You must have a full UK driving licence with access to a vehicle.You will be an experienced RLO with proven track record of successfully managing the workload across planned maintenance programmes. As well as having a strong knowledge of internal and external programmes, you will be a strong communicator with excellent customer service and IT skills.

Net Zero Carbon Divisional Manager

Location: London NW1

Job Type: Commercial

Application Deadline: 11-07-2024

We have an opportunity for a Divisional Manager to join our Wates team within our Planned Maintenance division covering various contracts and working on Net Zero Carbon works. The successful candidate will provide strong functional leadership, management, governance and excellence for all commercial activities pre and post contract across a portfolio of programmes. The role specifically covers both work winning and the operational delivery of projects.Key Accountabilities will include: Develop and performance manage the divisional strategy, from mobilisation to delivering exceptional customer satisfaction, via delivering the promise principles. Full profit and loss accountability for the region and lead major client accounts, managing all aspects of the account evolution, including expansion and organic growth, service levels, contract renewal, team development, retention strategy and overall profitability. Successfully lead on all aspects of HS&E ensuring divisional reporting and delivery of our Zero Harm strategy and Bold Commitments. Overall and complete accountability for the Customer relationship.To be successful in the role you will have experience of growing and developing contracts, including success in delivering the highest levels of customer service at regional level, whilst ensuring the ongoing growth, improvement and profitability across all contracts. You should also have detailed knowledge of energy companies and forth coming funding routes, a level of data analysis expertise and overall SHDF compliance & lodgement process knowledge.Alongside this you will have the ability to influence at all levels and be a confident leader who is able to create value by shaping the future and delivering quality results.

Project Manager

Location: Poplar

Job Type: Commercial

Application Deadline: 11-07-2024

Wates have an opportunity for a Project Manager to join our Wates team within our Planned Works division. You will be working out of one of our London office's on various contracts. The primary focus of this role will be to provide visible leadership and direction along with foresight and insight in the safe and profitable delivery of schemes to Wates. Key Accountabilities will include: Develop and implement detailed programmes and schedules which allow accurate monitoring and reporting of progress. Identify the quality expectations and embrace these in the Quality Plan. Implement all statutory regulatory and company requirements for managing Health and Safety. Secure and manage the appropriate resources to deliver the project / scheme effectively and efficiently in a professional manner to ensure successful delivery within project constraints. Ensure there is a successful and smooth handover of the project, including support to customer/ end user throughout the handover process. Establish a communications plan and agree accountabilities for team members. Ideally you will have experience of working for a main contractor on similar projects and have experience of elevational treatment, EWI decorative panelling & replacement windows.

Site Manager

Location: Chichester

Job Type: Commercial

Application Deadline: 11-07-2024

Wates have an opportunity for a Site Manager to join our Wates team within our Planned Works division. You will be working in the Chichester area on one of our contracts. The primary focus of this role will be to ensure a project is built safely, economically to the agreed timescales and quality standards. You will be working on social housing decarbonisation fund (Solar PV, EWI, IWI, Loft Insulation, Ventilation, Heating).Key Accountabilities will include: Responsible for input into and Programming the works/short-term programming of works. Manage Operatives, Sub-Contractors and Suppliers to ensure quality control is maintained along with Health and safety at all times. Attend pre and post-inspection works and advise on appropriate action and job requirements, and assist with design solutions. This resulting in the successful delivery and handover of schemes. Carry out Weekly Site Progress reports per scheme that will be file electronically as well as submitting to Project Manager. Ensure that once works are completed, the full and completed job packs are sent to the Project Manager at the office along with completion details to guarantee a swift invoicing procedure to eliminate WIP (work In Progress) & certify cash flow. You must have: Must have full accreditation in asbestos awareness, scaffold inspections. SMSTS required. Full UK Driving License Must hold a valid first aid certificate.We are looking for an experienced Site Manager with a successful track record of completing internal and external planned maintenance works. To be successful in the role you will be an effective communicator with a positive and engaging approach to providing site leadership. You will have strong IT skills (including: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) with the ability to prioritise a wide range of tasks to set deadlines.

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