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Wates Construction Meet the Buyer event - School of Architecture and the Built Environment

Can your business provide goods or services in the build of the new University of Wolverhampton School of Architecture & Built Environment project on the site of the old Springfield Brewery?

Wates Construction is looking to work alongside local businesses throughout this development project and invites you to explore potential opportunities at a Meet The Buyer Event on Tuesday 04th July 2017.

Contract opportunities available to subcontractors include:

  • Groundworks
  • External Envelope packages
  • External & landscaping works
  • Mechanical & Electrical packages including Tier 2 trades
  • All Internal finishing trades

You will also have the opportunity to meet buyers from the University of Wolverhampton and Wolverhampton City Council, Project Design Team and training providers, in addition to finding out about other projects supported by the Black Country Growth Deal and The Black Country Chamber’s approach to supporting the Construction Sector locally.


  • 08:00-08:30am Registration, breakfast bap and networking.
  • 08:30-08:40am University of Wolverhampton’s plans and objectives.
  • 08:40-08:45am Black Country Chamber - approach to Construction Sector support.
  • 08:45-08:50am Black Country LEP update and support for small businesses.
  • 08:55-09:00am How to get involved with other University of Wolverhampton projects.
  • 09:00-09:05am Opportunities at Wolverhampton City Council.
  • 09:05-09:10am Wates Construction, the project opportunities available and the process for selection.
  • 09:10-11:00am Opportunity for one-to-one discussions with the host companies and networking.

The University’s Springfield Campus will act as the catalyst for the economic and social regeneration of the region, extending construction and built environment expertise nationally and internationally. The new School of Architecture & Built Environment will be at the heart of this new national centre of excellence for construction.

NB – Public Car Parking is available at the Civic Centre and Broad Street.

>>>Register here<<<

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