Established in 1897, the Wates Group is one of the UK’s leading private construction, development, and real estate services businesses.

In 2019 the Company produced £1.63bn in turnover. Wates was named Construction News Contractor of the Year in 2017; Building Magazines Major Contractor of the Year in 2016, and for the second time in 2016 was awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Sustainable Development.

The Knowles House project is part of a three-year Temporary Accommodation Reform Plan for Brent Council to spend £130million on up to 600 new homes for vulnerable residents in the borough.

The Brent Council has awarded a £23.4 m contract to Wates Residential to build 149 new homes by December 2021. The redevelopment of the Knowles House in Harlesden will include the construction of two new buildings, which will provide 92 houses to be used as temporary accommodation and 57 independent living units to support some of the most vulnerable residents in the borough.

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Evercam has installed the cameras to record and monitor the building process of this project. Later these recordings and live views may be used for marketing purposes as well as to keep a record.