About us | Wates

Together we inspire better ways of creating the places, communities and businesses of tomorrow

£1.601 billion
turnover (2018)
£5.4 billion
record forward order book
3,863
employees
177
management trainees and apprentices
£20 million
spent with social enterprises
Over 5,000 hours
volunteered by our people in 2018

The Wates Group was established in 1897 and is one of the leading privately-owned, construction, development and property services companies in the UK. We employ almost 4,000 people, working with a range of clients and partners from across the public and private sectors. Our work is guided by our purpose of inspiring better ways of creating the places, communities and businesses of tomorrow.

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