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Wates Construction is a UK-wide contractor, specialising in the most innovative and creative ways to deliver outstanding buildings and maximise value for customers in the public and private sectors.  Read more »

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  • Civil/Building
  • Mechanical/Manufacturing
We're one of the largest privately-owned construction, development and property services companies in the UK.
Founded in 1897 by Edward Wates, we employ over 4,000 people and work with more than 10,000 supply-chain operatives and partners.
During the Second World War, we built aerodromes, army camps and factories.
Post-war, the company developed efficient and cost-effective high-rise and low-rise housing systems.
We're experts in sustainability, and are committed to the long-term future of the built environment.
Hundreds of students have Followed us on Gradcracker.

Wates Group achieves Investors in People Gold accreditation for...

The Wates Group has been re-accredited for the Investors in People (IiP) Gold standard for the third consecutive time in what assessors have called a “remarkable achievement”.

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Wates wins Gold, Silver and overall prize at Construction Manager...

Wates was triumphant at last night’s Construction Manager of the Year Awards, scooping a total of four medals, three Gold and one Silver, including the top overall prize of Construction Manager of the Year 2018, which went to Neil Lock for his work on the V&A Museum.

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