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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

Walter Lilly trainees return home from Swaziland

The 2017 trip to Swaziland for the “Build A Future” project, run by All Out Africa, included our trainees Amy Arnold, Andrew Provost, Benny Feddon, Jack Duggan, James Ananthakumar, James Buchan and Ollie Davis. Prior to departure, the team raised £5,487 for the trip. Some of the money was donated to All Out Africa, some spent on  … 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

Walter Lilly Appointed on DEFRA Framework

Walter Lilly are delighted to be appointed as a contractor on a four year Engineering Delivery Framework with the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) for refurbishments on its APHA Weybridge site. We are excited to embark on this next step of collaboration with DEFRA as a client and have been appointed on  … 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

Project wins silver award

The site team of Walter Lilly’s Notting Hill project were recently recognised for their efforts towards a considerate site, winning silver at the Considerate Constructors Scheme 2017 National Site Awards. The site team, led by Project Manager Colin Williams, were at the awards ceremony to proudly collect their silver award which recognises the team’s effort  … Continue reading

HQR London forms Charitable Trust

Following on from the huge success of 2016’s inaugural HQR Summer Ball, held at the Grosvenor House Hotel and attended by many of the biggest names in London’s high quality residential construction sector, a new charity, ‘HQR London Charitable Trust’, has now been established. The new charity will aim to raise as much money as  … 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