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Bridges to Prosperity: The Runyanyi Bridge Build Project

“Rural isolation is a root cause of poverty; connection is the foundation for opportunity.” In February 2020, a select team from Walter Lilly and our friends at Price & Myers will be travelling to Rwanda to build a bridge between two communities who currently lack safe access between their villages. The charity behind this project  … Continue reading

Marylebone Project Commended for Design and Innovation

Our 35 Marylebone High Street project has been recognised in the Schuco Excellence Awards for Design and Innovation 2019, receiving a commendation in the Small Housing Development category and the Steel Project Category.  The Awards celebrate creativity, innovation and technical skill in projects which have used Schuco window, door or façade systems. The Marylebone High  … Continue reading

Walter Lilly Competes in 9th Consecutive Cyclothon

On 5 September, Walter Lilly took part in our ninth consecutive Cyclothon UK, a 12 hour relay race, at Brands Hatch. This year we arrived with two teams of six, comprised of Walter Lilly staff and friends across the industry from AKT II, CoreFive, Gardiner & Theobold, Hoare Lea, PDP, Price & Myers and Slender  … Continue reading

Walter Lilly Appointed on Seven Year LSHTM Framework

Walter Lilly has been appointed as a contractor on a seven year Capital Programme Framework with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) to carry out refurbishment to its campus and other works including internal fit out and remodelling of CAT III laboratories, student spaces, administrative facilities, offices, catering facilities and libraries. The  … Continue reading

Congratulations to Walter Lilly’s new graduates.

At Walter Lilly we are committed to encouraging and investing in the next generation of talent, and to this end we sponsor construction students at Loughborough University every year. This year is no exception and we are delighted to congratulate five of our sponsored students on their very well deserved success as they receive their  … Continue reading

HQR Summer Ball

Since establishing HQR London as a brand and organising the inaugural Ball in 2016, it does not seem possible that Walter Lilly has just enjoyed the fourth HQR Summer Ball, but we did, and it is fair to say that it was better than ever. Fast becoming the ‘go to’ charity and networking event for  … Continue reading

Walter Lilly in the Parliamentary Review 2019 – Building & Design Best Practice

Walter Lilly were honoured to be included in the Parliamentary Review 2019 as a best practice representative in building and design. They approached us as a consequence of our involvement in The Courtyards Restoration project at The Palace of Westminster. The Parliamentary review highlights organisations across the UK and is an indispensable guide to industry  … Continue reading

Conservation works recognised at the Stone Federation’s Natural Stone Awards

Walter Lilly, in conjunction with Donald Insall Associates and DBR London, proudly accepted two accolades at the 2018 Stone Federation’s Natural Stone Awards for our Palace of Westminster Courtyard Conservation Project. The Project was the winner of the Repair and Restoration category within Chancellors’ and State Offices’ Courts. The works included the cleaning and repair  … Continue reading

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