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Immersive 3D Site Surveys

With this year’s UK Construction Week conference being hosted virtually to adapt to the current pandemic circumstances, we reflect on the different ways technology is having a positive influence on our delivery of construction projects. At Walter Lilly we are always looking at ways to improve our methods of working, striving for efficiency. 18 months  … Continue reading

Mayfair Project Wins Silver in Considerate Constructors Scheme 2020 National Site Awards

The site team of our Mayfair project were commended for their exceptional site, winning silver in the recent Considerate Constructors Scheme 2020 National Site Awards. A very well-deserved congratulations to our Project Manager and to all the site team for the diligence, commitment and innovation which led to their recognition in these awards. Our Mayfair  … Continue reading

Walter Lilly appointed as main contractor for the refurbishment of the Ashley Building at The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple

Walter Lilly are delighted to be appointed as the main contractor for the refurbishment of the Ashley Building at The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple. The refurbishment works will carried out across the basement-mezzanine, lower-basement and ground floors of the existing Ashley Building. Extensive structural alterations will create a new common room area including  … Continue reading

Walter Lilly’s MRC LMS hoarding art created in collaboration with neighbouring school

At Walter Lilly, working together with and making a positive contribution to the local communities in which our sites are located is always important. It also matters to our clients, which is why the engagement team of the Medical Research Council (MRC) London Institute of Medical Sciences (LMS) reached out to their neighbouring school at  … Continue reading

Houses of Parliament Restoration Project Reaches Finals in Constructing Excellence SECBE Awards

Walter Lilly were delighted to see the Chancellors Court and State Officers Court of our Palace of Westminster Courtyard Conservation project nominated as one of four finalists in the ‘Conservation and Restoration’ category of the 2020 Constructing Excellence SECBE Awards, as submitted by our conservation specialist subcontractor, DBR Limited. We were the main contractor on  … Continue reading

COVID-19 Update

In the face of adversity, Walter Lilly believe in three choices: You can either: let it define you, let it destroy you or let it strengthen you. The challenge is of course to turn a negative experience into a productive one – that is, to counter adversity with resilience. Psychological resilience is the capacity to  … Continue reading

COVID-19 Update

Walter Lilly are making every effort to mitigate any potential impacts surrounding COVID-19 and are taking all precautions to keep our staff, our subcontractors and our clients safe as per the current Government and Health Authority advice. We continue to follow Government advice and as of today, have advised those staff that can work from  … Continue reading

Apprenticeships at Walter Lilly FAQ

Last week was National Apprenticeship Week. National Apprenticeship Week is an annual event for the apprenticeship community to celebrate the impact of apprenticeships on individuals, employers and the economy. Walter Lilly took to Twitter to join in the conversation by participating in two two-hour live question and answer sessions: #AskAnApprentice; and #AskAnEmployer. During the conversations,  … Continue reading

Time to Talk Day: 06 February 2020

Today, 6th February is #TimeToTalk Day. We all have mental health, and just like our physical health, it needs looking after. One in four of us will experience a mental health problem in any given year, yet too many people are still made to feel isolated, ashamed and worthless because of it. Time to Talk  … Continue reading

Friday, 1st November saw Walter Lilly’s final breakfast club of 2019

Hosted by Chris Butler and John Joyce at the Darwin Brassiere within London’s Sky Garden venue, they were joined by representatives from Calder Peel Partnership, Cole Management, Clivedale London, Michael Barclay Partnership and Edward Pearce LLP. Our formal monthly breakfast clubs were introduced back in 2015 and are usually hosted by members of the Walter  … Continue reading

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 Schüco 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 Schüco window, door or façade systems. The Marylebone High  … Continue reading