We are a privately-owned construction and interior fit-out group led by chief executive Rick Willmott, a direct descendent of John Willmott who founded our company in 1852.
A guiding principle is our passion and belief that our work delivers long-term societal gain that improves life opportunities and leaves a lasting and sustainable legacy for customers. We are proud of what our people create in the built environment, but just as important is the impact we have within our communities, something that motivates us with every new project we start.
We have a responsibility and purpose beyond profit, and being a private company gives us a different perspective on our contribution to society compared with a listed plc. We became the first large contractor to commit to be Net Zero in operation by 2030, meaning our activities and projects that we deliver will create no additional carbon within ten years.
The values of being a family-owned company are reflected in our people-first culture, which is one reason why 20% of our people have worked for us for over ten years. We also believe a diverse and inclusive business leads to better outcomes for our customers, alongside making us a great place to work. That’s why we aim to achieve gender parity across all management levels by 2030.