Welcome to the Wates Group Hub

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 »

Typically recruits

  • Aerospace
  • Chemical/Process
  • Civil/Building
  • Computing/Technology
  • Electronic & Electrical
  • Materials & Minerals
  • Mechanical/Manufacturing
  • Sciences/Maths
Year Out Programmes

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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 almost 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.
Over 800 students have Followed us on Gradcracker.

Gurdeep Jandoo

Site Management Trainee Placement Year

"One of the things I really love about this job is that it's a people oriented job."

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Dwayne Porter

Quantity Surveying Management Trainee

"I've been lucky enough to be placed on a great project which is in the heart of London."

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Acknowledging the drive and talent of our people

The past few months has seen my team in the North West face adversity we could never have envisaged and I am proud of them all for rising so brilliantly to the challenges presented.

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5,000 books donated to London primary schools to encourage...

Primary school pupils across London are among the first to receive a unique new children’s book designed to inspire them to work in the construction industry.

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