McGinley CEP Awarded Wates Smartspace Partnership 

We are delighted to announce a four-year partnership framework between McGinley CEP and Wates Smartspace to support the resourcing of all freelance site and project management staff. McGinley CEP and Wates Smartspace have a long-standing relationship spanning over many years, with clear synergy on both our shared values and desire to collaborate to find solutions that will make this exciting partnership a great success!

This partnership is testament to a proven track record at delivering into the fast-paced world of fit-out and refurbishment. As a commitment to this partnership, and to manage the whole process, a new role was created as Resource Manager, with the subsequent appointment of Angela Crossan. Angela brings a wealth of experience and is dedicated to attracting the very best talent in the market, whilst being based at Wates Smartspace regional office in Warrington, recruiting for projects nationally.

Colm McGinley, McGinley Group CEO, said “Having been involved with Wates Smartspace for such a long time, it is such an honour to see the relationship shift up a gear with this new partnership agreement. Both businesses are committed to making this a success and we are 100% behind each other in our aim to enhance the attraction and retention of top talent into the fit-out sector.”

Wates Smartspace is a market leader of high quality fit-out and refurbishment solutions to a range of clients nationally within sectors including: banking, retail, distribution, sport and leisure, pharmaceutical, legal and financial, public sector, airports and media. With such a diverse range of projects, the company is looking to ensure that it continues to attract a diverse range of skills and expertise to fulfil these varying needs. This partnership approach will allow for the very best talent to be resourced for some of the most exciting fit-out projects.

Helen Bunch, Wates Smartspace MD, said “This partnership agreement is a fantastic opportunity to develop and grow talent for our industry. We have a tried and tested relationship with McGinley and I look forward to seeing how we can maximise this opportunity. I’d also like to welcome Angela to Smartspace and look forward to working with her.”

We will be holding numerous recruitment open days for retail and fit-out Site Managers at our McGinley CEP King Street Office in Manchester. All are welcome to come along and speak to our experienced team to discuss the fantastic opportunities within Wates Smartspace. Contact Angela for further information 01925 460 912 / 07976 467955. 


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