Category: Company News


New roles, same faces

Following the announcement of the retirement of our Managing Director Andrew Crispin, Walter Lilly’s board reallocated their responsibilities accordingly at the beginning of June. With all familiar faces, we are proud that the Board brings over 100 years of experience at Walter Lilly. Originally starting as a sponsored student of Loughborough University and over 20  … Continue reading

Another successful year for HQR London

Having established the HQR London brand in 2016 and initiated the HQR Summer Ball to enormous accolade the same year, the 2018 Ball attended by Walter Lilly on the 30th June once again proved to be yet another huge success. The response from the High Quality Residential sector we operate in was incredible, with over  … Continue reading

HQR Summer Ball 2018

Full details have now been announced for the 2018 HQR Summer Ball, the big annual charity bash for firms involved in the prime resi construction sector. Last year’s outing saw 750 guests descend on Park Lane to dine, dance, network and raise nearly £114k for The Lighthouse Club, YoungMinds and the Grenfell Tower fund. The  … Continue reading

HQR London (and therefore Walter Lilly) recognised for its charitable contributions to The Lighthouse Club

On Friday, 1st December 2017, Andrew Crispin and Darren Size, Trustees of the HQR London Charitable Foundation were invited to attend The Lighthouse Club Annual Christmas Lunch at The Westminster Plaza with 900 other construction professionals. A number of HQR London supporters were also invited to attend with them. Andrew Crispin on behalf of Walter  … Continue reading

Results for Walter Lilly at 2017 Cyclothon

Walter Lilly entered our 7th consecutive year of the Cyclothon, a 12 hour relay race at Brands Hatch. Our friends from Price and Myers, Building Services Design, Darling Associates and Slender Winter Partnership joined our internal cycling enthusiasts to form two teams of six. With an early 6:30am start for the safety briefing, the action  … Continue reading

Oasis Academy Byron visit Walter Lilly

On Tuesday 13th June, a group of Year 6 students from the Oasis Academy Byron in Coulson visited the Walter Lilly head office in East Croydon to spend the day learning and working as a team in construction. Organised by Enabling Enterprise, the students have engaged in a range of projects, including designing and launching  … Continue reading

The Guild of Master Craftsmen Member

In October 2016, Walter Lilly became a member of The Guild of Master Craftsmen. The membership demonstrates to the industry and our clients the high standard of quality that Walter Lilly deliver.  The Guild of Master Craftsmen continues a long established tradition of bringing together skilled artisans engaged in a trade, craft or profession in  … Continue reading

‘Contractor of the Year’ (up to £300m)

Walter Lilly are the proud winners of the Building Awards 2016 ‘Contractor of the Year’ (up to £300m) category, which was awarded on Tuesday 8 November at the Grosvenor House Hotel. The Building Awards has long been recognised as the most prestigious networking event in the built environment calendar and the 22nd edition was no exception. The judge’s had great  … Continue reading

Luxury development reaches the top

Walter Lilly were recently invited by our Client, W1 London Limited to attend the topping out ceremony of our 35 Marylebone High Street project. Following a very complex temporary works and demolition sequence and the construction of the new double basement and challenging concrete frame construction the Client and our team were keen to mark the  … Continue reading

Walter Lilly’s Newport Street Gallery wins 2016 Stirling Prize

Walter Lilly are delighted that Newport Street Gallery is the winner of the coveted 2016 RIBA Stirling Prize, the UK’s most prestigious architecture award. Walter Lilly were responsible for the construction of the gallery, designed by architect Caruso St. John. RIBA President Jane Duncan  applauded Damian Hirst for creating ‘an exceptional contribution to the UK’s  … Continue reading

Walter Lilly completes their 6th consecutive Cyclothon UK

Walter Lilly entered two teams of six riders in their sixth consecutive year of the Cyclothon UK, held at Brands Hatch on Thursday 8 September. It was an early morning start for the teams with a 6:30am briefing before the first cyclists crossed the starting line at 7:30am. The English weather was at its finest  … Continue reading

Phase four of science project secured

Walter Lilly have successfully secured the £7.0 million chemistry research laboratory refurbishment project in Surrey. Our client is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world and this is our fourth project for them in as many years. The project involves the refurbishment and extension to an existing operational laboratory building, including reconfiguration of  … Continue reading