16th August 2021

Walter Lilly recognised at DEFRA’s Critical Works Awards 2021

Walter Lilly was delighted to be awarded at DEFRA’s Critical Works Awards this year, following what has been a challenging year with the impact of COVID-19. We were nominated twice for the Health and Safety category and received the following comments from the respective DEFRA representatives: “Walter Lilly have demonstrated that their site activities, personnel  … Continue reading

2nd July 2021

Topping out ceremony marks major milestone for MRC LMS project

Friday 2 July marked a major milestone for our MRC LMS project with the official Topping Out ceremony, celebrating completion of the building’s structure. The ceremony was attended by key stakeholders of the Medical Research Council (MRC), London Institute of Medical Sciences (LMS), Imperial College London, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and project architect Hawkins\Brown.  … Continue reading

23rd June 2021

International Women in Engineering Day

For this year’s ‘International Women in Engineering Day’ we spoke to our very own Erica Denman, an assistant site engineer here at Walter Lilly, to share her experience of becoming an engineer. When did you know you wanted to be an engineer? Ten years ago the idea took root, but I only took the plunge  … Continue reading

17th June 2021

Using drone technology to create a 3D model

Leading a Design and Build project from RIBA Stage 0 to 2, Walter Lilly engaged early with drone survey specialist ProDroneWorx to produce 2D/3D digital data using drone technology, creating a 3D Revit model for development planning and to include within the project BIM model. Using the latest development in RTK/PPK drone technology, survey grade  … Continue reading

14th June 2021

Walter Lilly launches Facilities Management service

We are delighted to announce the introduction of a Facilities Management offering to our portfolio, strengthening the company’s service provision within our specialist sectors. Using our supply chain partners, our collective reputation for delivering excellent quality and service now extends beyond the construction phase. We are offering this maintenance service on our existing projects and  … Continue reading

24th May 2021

Walter Lilly introduces dedicated in-house temporary site services team

Walter Lilly have introduced a dedicated Site Services Team to the business, strengthening our in-house capabilities. The Site Services Team undertake all of the temporary installations, maintenance, testing and inspections of services across all of our sites. By providing this in-house, we can ensure site operating costs are maintained and we can directly control the  … Continue reading

19th May 2021

Walter Lilly Appointed Onto Restoration Framework

Walter Lilly are delighted to have recently been awarded our fourth contract on London’s premier UNESCO World Heritage Site. The work is part of a six year framework that includes a rolling programme of remedial and restoration work to the fabric of one of the world’s most recognisable structures. We are honoured to be entrusted  … Continue reading

10th May 2021

Help Inside the Hard Hat with Mental Health Awareness Week

While 1 in 5 people will experience a mental illness during their lifetime, everyone faces challenges in life that can impact their mental health. COVID-19 has had profound impacts on the mental health of people of all ages and backgrounds. Throughout the pandemic, many who had never experienced mental health found themselves struggling for the  … Continue reading

19th March 2021

Final Concrete Pour Completed at MRC LMS

Walter Lilly’s project for the Medical Research Council’s new London Institute of Medical Sciences building (MRC LMS) has completed another milestone recently with the final concrete pour of the reinforced concrete frame. Between August 2020 and September 2020, split over six separate pours, 2,200m3 of concrete was placed with 470 tonnes of reinforcement to form  … Continue reading

26th January 2021

24 Communications Launched

Walter Lilly is committed to driving engagement and improving two-way internal communication methods with our staff. Driven by responses to internal staff surveys throughout the course of last year, and with a historic desire to drive engagement with its staff, last week the business launched its new internal communications software to run alongside its existing  … Continue reading

11th December 2020

Committing to Constructors Declare

For everyone working in the construction industry, meeting the needs of our society without breaching the earth’s ecological boundaries will demand a paradigm shift in our behaviour. Walter Lilly have recently signed and committed to the Declaration on Climate and Biodiversity Emergency. We commit to work with Clients, Designers and our supply chain to design  … Continue reading

9th October 2020

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

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