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Award-winning Wates was granted the contract to build the Dh65 million ($17.7 million) extension in a joint venture with its UAE construction partner Al Fara'a General Contracting.
Last night Andrew Wates was preparing to fly to Honduras.
There were 35 locals who spoke to Wates and FCC staff about the variety of roles on offer throughout Flintshire, with several jobseekers finding work as part of Wates' growing North Wales workforce during the event.
He said: "The past three months have left me in no doubt that I lead an extremely strong Wates Construction team in Yorkshire and we're in an excellent position to geographically expand our presence in the North East market.
| Front, Anthony Mansfield and Ismail Nader, of Community Payback, |with, back from left, James Giles, of Community Payback, Anthony Frith, of Wates Living Space and Catherine Collis, of Whitefriars Housing
Tony Shenton, Wates North West business unit director, added: "It is essential we continue to educate young people on the opportunities available to them and our work with St John Bosco forms a big part of ensuring this message reaches those who may assume construction is not for them."
Colin Davies, LJMU project director, added: "We're looking forward to working with Wates in the development of another high-quality building.
The award-winning Wates Construction, with a turnover of more than Dh6 billion and over 2,200 staff, has an almost unparalleled pedigree having worked on some of the UK's most treasured and prestigious buildings.
Fleming impressed after Wates, owner of 1997 Grand National winner Rough Quest, advertised the position in the Racing Post and received "a very good response from lots of promising people".
Pensioners John and Eileen Morrison (above) loved their four-bedroom family home in Horley, Surrey, built by top developers Wates. But after Eileen, 76, suffered a heart attack last year, they realised it was too much for them to manage.