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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.
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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.
Site Management Trainee Placement Year
"One of the things I really love about this job is that it's a people oriented job."
Quantity Surveying Management Trainee
"I've been lucky enough to be placed on a great project which is in the heart of London."
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.
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.