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Walter Lilly Appointed on DEFRA Framework

Walter Lilly are delighted to be appointed as a contractor on the 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 two Lots:  … 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

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

Inaugural High Quality Residential Ball a complete success!

On behalf of the HQR Summer Ball 2016, Walter Lilly presented The Teenage Cancer Trust and The Lighthouse Club with their cheques as a result of the fundraising efforts of industry attendees at The Grosvenor House Hotel on the 25th  June. Kelly Gower (Event Organiser) and Andrew Crispin, MD of Walter Lilly were joined by  … Continue reading

Walter Lilly commits to the next generation by joining The 5% Club

Walter Lilly, the market leader in delivering high-end residential projects, as well as science and education facilities, has showcased its commitment to the next generation by joining The 5% Club, an industry led initiative focussed on driving momentum into the recruitment of apprentices, graduates and sponsored students. The campaign was initiated by defence technology company  … Continue reading