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16th February 2024

The Princess Royal Opens MRC Laboratory Of Medical Science

We are proud to have been a part of the team who delivered the flagship project that is, the MRC Laboratory of Medical Sciences (LMS) at Imperial College London’s Hammersmith campus. Construction of this state-of-the-art biomedical research facility was completed in December 2022 and now, a year later, we had the privilege to attend the  … Continue reading

5th February 2024

Apprenticeships For All!

Today marks the beginning of National Apprenticeship Week 2024! Apprenticeships are open to all. Irrespective of age, background, or level, there are opportunities for anyone looking to break into a specific sector or industry. Apprenticeships help develop skills for life that afford an individual the relevant experience employers are looking for, kick-starting a successful and  … Continue reading

19th January 2024

Walter Lilly Thrilled To Have Been Appointed The MLC At Harwell Design And Construction Works Framework

Following a competitive public sector tender process earlier this year, Walter Lilly are thrilled to have been appointed to the MLC at Harwell Design and Construction Works Framework for national funding agency, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). UKRI works in partnership with universities, research organisations, businesses, charities, and government departments to foster prime environments for  … Continue reading

11th January 2024

Practical Completion Achieved On Complex HQR Project

Congratulations to the team who have recently reached practical completion on one of our HQR projects! This project demanded a high level of expertise in complex engineering and logistical challenges, particularly given the intricacies of basement construction in London. One notable challenge involved supporting the weight of an existing six-storey terraced property, which totals 1,350T  … Continue reading

14th December 2023

Walter Lilly Awarded Bronze Level Social Value Quality Mark

We are thrilled to announce that the Social Value Quality Mark (SVQM) CIC has awarded its Bronze level Quality Mark to Walter Lilly this November! The Social Value Quality Mark CIC is an independent social enterprise launched in September 2015 by the Social Value Business, and is supported by a team of independent, passionate practitioners.  … Continue reading

12th December 2023

Our Durham Place Project Awarded ‘Large Project Of The Year’ At 2023 ASUC Awards

We are delighted to share that our Durham Place project in Chelsea was recently awarded ‘Large Project of the Year’ at the 2023 ASUC Awards. Our temporary works specialist, Patterson Construction, were the deserving recipient of the award. ASUC is an independent trade association promoting professional and technical competence. Its membership comprises leading specialist contractors  … Continue reading

6th December 2023

Walter Lilly’s Facilities Management Division Continues To Grow

Walter Lilly is delighted to be expanding our ability to meet the needs and expectations of our clients, with the introduction of a dedicated FM Projects team. Our Facilities Management Division now provides two unique service offerings across our three sectors of high quality residential, landmark and heritage, and science and higher education: FM Contracts  … Continue reading

5th December 2023

International Volunteer Day

Today, we are celebrating International Volunteer Day and the importance it brings not only to our local communities, but the wellbeing of our team. According to the book Happiness by Design by Paul Dolan, volunteering can provide individuals with a sense of purpose, which contributes to overall happiness. Mind, a leading mental health charity, has  … Continue reading

22nd November 2023

Urban Nature Project Awarded Silver Prize at Holcim Foundation Awards

Walter Lilly is delighted to share that the Natural History Museum’s Urban Nature Project was awarded the silver prize for Europe at the recent Holcim Foundation Awards for Sustainable Construction. The field was exceptionally strong with over 1,200 applications, only 500 of which were shortlisted by the judging panels. The project was considered alongside 120  … Continue reading

31st October 2023

Turn The Site Pink!

Walter Lilly and Szerelmey are proud to be running the ‘Turn it Pink’ campaign for breast cancer awareness at one of our Kensington projects! Our site team has teamed up with Szerelmey to fundraise for Breast Cancer Now during the months of October and November. On October 25th, we turned the site pink, bringing together  … Continue reading

12th October 2023

Walter Lilly Celebrate The Topping Out Of The Nature Activity Centre And Garden Kitchen At The Urban Nature Project

Another milestone has been reached at the Urban Nature Project at the Natural History Museum! We are celebrating the topping out of the Nature Activity Centre supported by AWS and Garden Kitchen. Nature Activity Centre supported by AWS is a 200m2 timber and stone building. It will combine vital facilities for scientific work, monitoring, learning  … Continue reading

10th October 2023

Walter Lilly Are Proud To Be Mental Health At Work Committed

At Walter Lilly, we deeply value the mental health and well-being of our team. We understand that there is no one-size-fits-all solution for our team members overall well-being and that’s why we are committed to taking the appropriate steps to ensure mental health is a priority within our workplace. We have pledged to be ‘Mental  … Continue reading

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