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Wakemans Expands Caernarfon Team to Meet Demand

Posted on Sep 7, 2018

Wakemans Expands Caernarfon Team to Meet Demand

Wakemans Caernarfon office  has strengthened its team in response to growing demand for building surveying services due to an increase in affordable home developments and investment in housing maintenance/improvement. – Dylan Evans joins the firm as a senior building surveyor. Originally from Abersoch and now living in Llanengan, he has returned to his roots to raise his young family. During the past 14 years Dylan has gained extensive surveying and project management experience working with major property services and investment...

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Helping Our Team to Stay Healthy in the Workplace

Posted on Sep 7, 2018

Helping Our Team to Stay Healthy in the Workplace

Some members of the Wakemans team are regularly out and about visiting construction sites so can spend a long time in the car hunched over the steering wheel. For others, the nature of their work means that it’s all too easy to become desk-bound, especially in the winter months when there is less incentive to venture outdoors.

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Wakemans takes Key Role on £10 Million Portsmouth Stanhope Road Travelodge

Posted on Aug 29, 2018

Wakemans takes Key Role on £10 Million Portsmouth Stanhope Road Travelodge

Portsmouth’s skyline is to take on a new look next summer as the UK’s first budget hotel chain continues its countrywide expansion programme with a new £10 million Travelodge in the city centre, its third hotel in Portsmouth.

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Wakemans is on Track with £30 Million Bristol Office Scheme

Posted on Aug 14, 2018

Wakemans is on Track with £30 Million Bristol Office Scheme

Following a topping out ceremony in April to mark further progress, Wakemans reports that 3 Glass Wharf, Bristol’s premier office development, is on track for completion by the end of the year.

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Progress Through People-Centred Planning?

Posted on Aug 14, 2018

Progress Through People-Centred Planning?

James Shelley looks at the interim recommendations from the Raynsford Review of Planning.

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High Street Woes

Posted on Aug 14, 2018

High Street Woes

John Woodhall discusses the problems facing the retail sector and their impact on the construction industry.

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Brexit and the Impact on Construction

Posted on Aug 14, 2018

Brexit and the Impact on Construction

Dean Watson assesses the industry’s mood as Brexit looms closer.

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Don’t Run the Risk of Dilapidations Claims

Posted on Aug 6, 2018

Don’t Run the Risk of Dilapidations Claims

When companies sign a new lease they are thinking ahead and planning for the future and few will be focussing on what happens at the end of the term and this is when they could be in for a nasty shock. – Dilapidations – it’s one of the least understood aspects of property leases yet has the greatest potential to fuel a dispute. In fact, it’s all too easy for landlords and tenants who disagree on the schedule of dilapidations to find themselves in the High Court suing for damages. – Although the days of the 25-year lease are...

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Wakemans advises on £10 million Travelodge expansion in Dagenham

Posted on Jul 23, 2018

Wakemans advises on £10 million Travelodge expansion in Dagenham

Having signed off one project for Travelodge in Dagenham, Wakemans is underway with a second, new-build hotel as part of a wider regeneration initiative. – Wakemans was appointed as tenant’s agent on both schemes, which have a collective value of £10 million. – Wakemans Senior Associate Director Nigel Himpson said: “Given its proximity to East and Central London and excellent road and Tube links, Dagenham is a prime location for the development of quality, low cost accommodation. We are delighted to be supporting Travelodge as...

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Wakemans Completes on £14.5 million Kent Travelodges

Posted on Jul 10, 2018

Wakemans Completes on £14.5 million  Kent Travelodges

Wakemans has completed work on two Travelodge projects in Kent with an overall value of almost £14.5million.

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