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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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Wakemans Completes £2.4 million Travelodge SuperRooms Upgrade

Posted on Mar 13, 2019

Wakemans Completes £2.4 million Travelodge SuperRooms Upgrade

Wakemans has completed a £2.4million SuperRoom roll out programme for Travelodge, one of the UK’s largest budget hotel chains.

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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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A Welcome Boost to the Social Housing Sector

Posted on Nov 14, 2018

A Welcome Boost to the Social Housing Sector

James Shelley assesses what impact the government’s pledge to free up funds to build more council houses will have on the housing shortage.

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Construction Firms are Not Afraid of Brexit

Posted on Nov 14, 2018

Construction Firms are Not Afraid of Brexit

Amid mounting interest and argument and counter-argument as to what kind of deal the UK will negotiate to leave the EU, one thing is certain, the construction industry is not afraid of what lies ahead.

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Wakemans is On Track at Prime Point

Posted on Nov 13, 2018

Wakemans is On Track at Prime Point

Wakemans is well underway with works at Prime Point, LCP’s multi-million pound speculative industrial development in Kingswinford.

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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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