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Wakemans ‘Strictly’ Star Enjoys Dance Success

Posted on May 10, 2019

Wakemans ‘Strictly’ Star Enjoys Dance Success

It’s all about the fun factor for Wakemans’ finance director Michelle Woodhall, our very own ‘Strictly’ star, who is enjoying ongoing success as she teaches people of all ages to dance.

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We’re Raising ‘Dough’ For Guide Dogs

Posted on Apr 10, 2019

We’re Raising ‘Dough’ For Guide Dogs

We’re delighted to be supporting the Guide Dogs charity by hosting a special fundraising event, The Great Guide Dogs Tea Party, on Thursday, April 11.

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Supporting Travelodge’s Expansion in the West Midlands

Posted on Apr 1, 2019

Supporting Travelodge’s Expansion in the  West Midlands

Our Executive Chairman John Woodhall was delighted to attend the official opening of the new Walsall Travelodge by Andy Street, Mayor of the West Midlands Combined Authority, Mayor of Walsall, Marco Longhi and Hannah Thomson, Travelodge, People Director.   Wakemans acted as Tenant’s Agent,  on the purpose-built 60-room hotel, which represents an investment of £5 million for the landlord and has created 12 new jobs.  This key development is also helping to rejuvenate derelict land along the ring road corridor.   With the launch...

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Positives for UK Construction in Spring Statement

Posted on Mar 20, 2019

Positives for UK Construction in Spring Statement

Given their huge significance, the various House of Commons votes concerning Brexit and the way forward have somewhat overshadowed the 2019 Spring Statement, which contained some welcome news for the construction industry. – Commenting on the promise of further investment to meet the country’s housing needs, Wakemans client services director James Shelley said: “It’s encouraging to see that the Chancellor’s latest measures build on initiatives set out in last autumn’s Budget. We welcome the additional funding to kick-start new...

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James Helps Tennis Club Clinch Third Successive Title

Posted on Feb 19, 2019

James Helps Tennis Club Clinch Third Successive Title

It’s game set and match to Knowle & Dorridge Racquets Club, which has clinched victory in the Warwickshire Men’s Veterans League for the third year in a row!

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A Successful Monitoring Role on the Bromford Supported Living Scheme

Posted on Feb 5, 2019

A Successful Monitoring Role on the Bromford Supported Living Scheme

We were delighted to be involved with a new development of accommodation designed to help people with a recognised care and support need to lead independent lives, in Birmingham.

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Wakemans Commits to Training Tomorrow’s Construction Professionals

Posted on Feb 4, 2019

Wakemans Commits to Training Tomorrow’s Construction Professionals

As the construction industry’s skills crisis remains sharply in focus, especially in light of potential limits on EU migration post-Brexit, we’re continuing to reach out to talented 18-year olds with an attractive career proposition.

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Wakemans names Dean Watson as Managing Director

Posted on Jan 7, 2019

Wakemans names Dean Watson as Managing Director

As Wakemans progresses its strategic expansion plans, Dean Watson is promoted to Managing Director.

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Autumn ‘Giveaway’ Budget Benefits Construction

Posted on Oct 31, 2018

Autumn ‘Giveaway’ Budget Benefits Construction

With extra funding to stimulate the housing market, progress infrastructure projects and support the ailing High Street, national property and construction consultancy Wakemans says there’s plenty in the Autumn Budget to cheer the construction industry.

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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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