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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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Wakemans Tennis Ace Goes for a Hat-Trick of Wins

Posted on Oct 29, 2018

Wakemans Tennis Ace Goes for a Hat-Trick of Wins

Wakemans is rooting for director James Shelley, who is set to play a key role as Knowle & Dorridge Racquets Club bids for a hat-trick of wins in the Warwickshire Men’s Veterans League.

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Wakemans Checks Out at £95 Million Flagship Travelodge

Posted on Oct 17, 2018

Wakemans Checks Out at £95 Million Flagship Travelodge

National property and construction consultancy Wakemans has completed work on Travelodge’s new £95 million flagship hotel, London City Travelodge PLUS – the jewel in the crown of the budget hotel group’s UK portfolio, which now stands at 551 hotels.

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£4.5 million Hotel to Bloom in Letchworth

Posted on Sep 25, 2018

£4.5 million Hotel to Bloom in Letchworth

As the summer holiday season comes to an end for another year, Wakemans is well underway with a new £4.5million hotel in Letchworth, the world’s first Garden City.

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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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