Wates wins ‘major contractor of year’ double

PROJECTS undertaken by construction firm Wates in the North West have helped it win the 'major contractor of the year' prize for the second successive year.

The business, which has a regional base in Manchester, won the award for work undertaken over the past year including the £7m flagship Waitrose store, in Altrincham, and the £31m North Liverpool Academy, in Everton.

Following the awards ceremony, which is run by Building Magazine, Paul Drechsler, chairman and chief executive of Wates Group, said: 'To win this awar... For the full story register now for free or login below...