One of only six companies recognised at the Queen's Awards for Enterprise for Promoting Opportunity

It was a proud moment in Willmott Dixon’s 166 year history as the Queen’s representative for Hertfordshire visited our head office to bestow a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the category of Promoting Opportunity.

Willmott Dixon joined a select group of companies who have been honoured twice by the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise, the UK’s highest business accolade.

The first in 2014 was for the company's stand-out performance in sustainable development. Now HM The Queen through this award has recognised our work leaving a legacy and improving society’s wellbeing. Only six companies won the Promoting Opportunity accolade this year, reflecting the tremendous effort of our people to improve communities way beyond what is expected.

Willmott Dixon invests over £2 million a year in communities, with four out of five people volunteering to take part in an activity that brings genuine benefits to people, from improving local facilities to equipping people with skills that improves their job prospects.

The official presentation event saw the Lord-Lieutenant of Hertfordshire hand a scroll to Rick Willmott from HM The Queen that was also signed by Prime Minister Theresa May congratulating the company in reaching this high standard.

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