Wates Living Space is one of the UKs leading providers of planned and responsive maintenance services in the social housing sector, maintaining over 500,000 homes nationwide every year.
We tailor our service offer to meet the strategic needs of individual customers, focusing on the areas that matter most to them. This includes delivering value for money, exceptional customer service and investing in the communities where we work.
The market-leading service that we deliver for our local authority & housing association partners is supported by a dedicated team of highly trained operatives and Resident Liaison Officers. They bring a wealth of local knowledge and expertise and ensure that the needs of each resident are at the heart of everything we do.
The Wates Group, established in 1897, is one of the leading privately-owned construction, development and property services businesses in the UK. We employ approximately 4,000 people and together, we inspire better ways of creating the places, communities and businesses of tomorrow.
The Group generated turnover of £1.63bn in 2019. Wates was named Construction News Contractor of the Year in 2017; Building Magazines Major Contractor of the Year in 2016 and was awarded the Queens Award for Enterprise for Sustainable Development for the second time in 2016. Wates was the first large contractor ever to be awarded Business in the Community’s Community Mark. In 2017 Wates was named Organisation of the Year at the inaugural UK Social Mobility Awards. Wates is an Investors in People Gold accredited company.