-21 Dec. 2018

Where Did 2018 Go? A Look Back At Our Success Over The Year

What a year 2018 has been for Willmott Dixon Interiors. Despite challenging market conditions and economic uncertainty, we have still continued to grow whilst winning, completing and continuing to create some amazing spaces. We were also named as one of the top 5 largest fit–out contractor in the UK, strengthening our position in the market.

 

So what projects have we completed?

 

Twickenham – With a value of £34 million, Willmott Dixon Interiors were faced with the challenge of fitting out the new hospitality areas in the East Stand at Twickenham Stadium. Read more

 

Starwood Capital, Warwick Road – The third apart hotel Wilmott Dixon Interiors completed for Starwood Capital, Warwick Road consisted of a £26.8 million refurbishment to an existing building. Read More

Travelodge Welwyn Garden City – After the completion of a number of successful projects for Travelodge, we delivered the refurbishment of a 79 key hotel. Read More 

Travelodge Sleepy Hollow – After a successful five year framework agreement for a national refresh programme, we were appointed to carry out the upgrade to Travelodge’s Head office, Sleepy Hollow.

 

Imperial College London, Dyson Building – Willmott Dixon Interiors completed the refurbishment of the engineering department at Imperial College London. Read More 

 

Proctor and Gamble – As one of our Projects Below £2 million, we completed a ‘work cafe’ seating area to support collaborative working at Proctor & Gamble’s Brooklands office as well as the creation of a new meeting room suite and facilities office. Read More

 

Maintaining our position as an award winning company

It is great to receive recognition for our projects and initiates and in 2018 we were extremely proud to receive a variety of awards. We received an award at the BIM Show Live Awards for the Doing it: Contractor category which looks for evidence of BIM adoption level and implementation on projects within the past 12 month. Our project 39 Victoria Street also won an award this year at the London Construction Awards for our initiatives towards Sustainable Construction. BIM was also used on the project to successfully design and deliver an attractive, yet highly cost effective and sustainable building for DoH which helped Willmott Dixon Interiors win ‘Best overall BIM project’ at the RICS’ BIM4SME awards.

 

Creating a sustainable future and maintaining our Social Responsibility  

We believe that business growth should not be at the expense of people or the planet. This year we have increased our local spend on projects to 88% within 40 miles and by 2020 are aiming to reduce our Carbon Emissions by 50%. In an industry that is responsible for more than half of the UK’s waste it is essential that sustainability is in the forefront of each of our projects. As well as creating brilliant spaces and buildings, we also aim to positively shape and inspire the lives of others and empower them be the best possible versions of themselves. With each of our projects we look at ways to give back to the local communities whilst also adding value to their lives. Alongside the refurbishment of Grove Park Youth Club, we ran an empowering lives programme with youths from the area to help them to build upon their skills and increase their chances of employment. To find out more about our approach to Sustainability and Social Value

 

BOSP

This year we have been supporting the charity BOSP. Based in Essex, the charity helps to improve the lives of young adults and children with life limiting conditions or illnesses by providing respite care away from home. The fantastic team at BOSP provide fun and exciting activities which provide social opportunities for the children as well as allowing families to have that, at times, much need respite. From purchasing Christmas presents for all the children and families to raising money for the charity through ticket sales at this year’s Construction Rocks, we have raised upwards of £6000, with this total still yet to increase. We have really enjoyed working alongside the team at BOSP and are looking forward to what the future holds.

 

New Website & Re-brand

This year we also launched our new website and went through a re-brand to align with our growth and evolution, we were absolutely delighted with the outcome and are looking forward to building upon our new image  in the New Year. You can check out our new website here.

 

What’s next?

We are going into 2019 with some brilliant projects including the creation of nhow Hotel, and London Screen Academy which will be our first specialist film school project along with plenty more exciting projects to come!

 

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