Wates joins £5.16bn Southern Residential Framework

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Wates have been appointed to the new £5.16bn Southern Residential Framework, to create support within the public sector’s residential construction and development

Within the framework, Wates has been successful in two higher value band lots; for residential delivery and residential-led development opportunities for over 65 units.

The new Southern Residential Framework is a four-year framework, available to all public bodies in the South West, South East, and Greater London area.

The framework creates access to businesses such as Wates, that has experience of using modern methods of construction and low-carbon technologies to help organisation on their pathways to net zero and address the housing crisis at the same time.

The announcement marks the end of a successful year for the construction company, which was named as Harrow Council’s development partner earlier this year, for its £600m regeneration scheme and has also been awarded places on A2Dominion’s £900m framework for the design and construction of mixed tenure residential properties.

‘Thriving new communities for residents to enjoy’

Helen Bunch, executive managing director at Wates Residential, said: “Wates Residential specialises in the development, design, construction and sale of low to high-rise residential developments for public sector bodies in London as well as the South of England and we look forward to providing our services and unique approach to organisations using the new SCF Residential Framework.

“At Wates Residential we don’t just develop and construct; we create thriving new communities for residents to enjoy.

“That’s because wherever we work, we are passionate about leaving a legacy through our social value programmes with local businesses and people, because benefiting society, the economy and environment plays an intrinsic part in our approach.”

‘Supporting carbon and environmental impacts’

Matthew Elliott, SCF senior framework manager said: “The successful bidders offer public sector organisations a fantastic breadth of experience and expertise ideally tuned to the needs of the current housing market.

“We have built this framework around our ethos and practice of collaboration, transparency and added value, with a focus on social value and supporting carbon and environmental impacts.”

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