Willmott Dixon is employing the renowned health and safety campaigner Dylan Skelhorn as ambassador for its All Safe initiative to bring his hard-hitting message to all company construction projects. Dylan was a solid fuel heating engineer in 2011 when he fell 33 feet from a chimney stack, which collapsed owing to age, after not being given adequate fall protection equipment by his then employer. Dylan was left 40 per
Willmott Dixon has been awarded the £8 million contract to build a major extension to The University of Manchester’s Schuster Building. It is the company’s first project with the University as well as the University’s first project procured through Scape Group’s National Major Works framework. The works form part of the university’s £1 billion campus masterplan, which will create a world-class campus for staff, students and visitors by 2022.
The fit-out skills of Willmott Dixon Interiors played a crucial role in creating new home for Design Museum inside the former 1960s Grade 2 listed Commonwealth Institute in Kensington. The refurbishment specialist spent nearly 12 months creating a new interior capable of hosting some of the biggest cultural design icons such as the first laptop by UK designer Bill Moggridge, AK47 assault rifle by Russian designer Mikhail Kalashnikov and
Willmott Residential’s plans to deliver 560 new apartments across three landmark buildings in Woking have been given the green light after borough councillors voted to approve planning on the scheme. The company’s residential development brand Prime Place will develop the towers, designed by Rolfe Judd architects at 17, 25 and 34 storeys in height, on Goldsworth Road, close to the town centre and mainline train station with fast access
. Willmott Dixon interior fit-out company teamed up with 13 young people from Southwark and Camden to refurbish the Construction Youth Trust’s Bermondsey Training Centre and provide them with a springboard to long-term employment. Willmott Dixon Interiors chose the students aged, between 16–26 years, from the Construction Youth Trust for a fast-track three week programme to boost their skills and knowledge to help them land jobs and alleviate London’s
Willmott Dixon’s track record for building flagship leisure centres is being further strengthened after Arun District Council selected the company for the £15m Littlehampton Leisure Centre. Willmott Dixon has delivered more than £100 million of leisure facilities in the past six month and the company’s recent involvement in flagship schemes includes new centres in Tewkesbury, Dartford, Scarborough, St Albans, Oldham, Hebburn, High Wycombe and Romford, where Willmott Dixon is creating
Willmott Dixon’s focus on meeting tough targets was underlined this week when Rob Lambe, one of the driving forces behind the company’s sustainability achievements, was named Sustainability Executive of the Year at the BusinessGreen Leaders awards. Rob, MD of the company’s sustainability team Re-Thinking, was praised by the judges for his “long-standing work to promote energy efficiency, his consistent delivery against a host of environmental targets, and his cross industry
Willmott Dixon’s track record for building ultra energy efficient property has seen it awarded the £17.5m contract to construct Bristol’s first commercial office space to be BREEAM 2014 Outstanding. It’s the latest low carbon milestone for the company that recently completed the UK’s largest non-residential Passivhaus facility, University of Leicester’s Centre for Medicine, and the BREEAM Excellent One Central Square, a grade A 135,000 square foot office development in Cardiff.