EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Watkin Jones

Watkin Jones

Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Region: East Wales; Wales
Location of affected unit(s): Bangor


Sector: Construction
41 - Construction of buildings

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 30-01-2014
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 30-01-2014
Foreseen End Date: 30-01-2015
Planned Job Creation: 100

Additional Information

Building and development company Watkin Jones has announced that it is to create between 100 and 200 jobs in 2014. Furthermore, the company is to employ a large number of additional sub-contractors. 

The company reports creating 100 jobs in the last year, and anticipates that at least the same number will be created over the coming 12 months.  The company specialises in building student accommodation.