News

  • May's Waste Report
    18/06/2019
    Doing our bit for the Environment and recycling 93% of our waste in May, preventing 37.2 cubic yards of waste going to landfill....
  • Leeds Castle
    21/05/2019
    Work continues of the new six-metre bench for Leeds Castle with the second coat of oil being applied…...
  • H W Wilson Craftsmanshift
    17/05/2019
    True craftsmanship… work underway at H W Wilson’s dedicated workshop on a six-metre oak bench that will take pride of place at Leeds Castle in a few months...
  • March Waste Report
    08/04/2019
    Doing our bit for the Environment and recycling 98% of our waste in March, preventing 39.2 cubic yards of waste going to landfill....
  • Gang Shows 52nd Year
    27/03/2019
    H W Wilson is a proud sponsor of Stride On 2019 which opens tonight at Thameside Theatre...
  • HW Wilson Supports Giving for Thurrock
    07/03/2019
    H W Wilson has always prided itself on being a local company – local to Ockendon and Thurrock – so we have decided to take part in ‘Giving for Thurrock’.Giving for Thurrock (incorporating Thurrock Community Chest) is the Community Fund run by Thurrock CVS and helps provide funding to over 300 local charities, community groups and organisations allowing them to continue to support and serve the people of Thurrock with services and activities such as befriending for the elderly and isolated, those with a range of mental and physical disabilities, child poverty, domestic violence, substance abuse, debt and money advice and much, much more...
  • December Waste Report
    31/12/2018
    Doing our bit for the Environment and recycling 97% of our waste in December, preventing 38.8 cubic yards of waste going to landfill....
  • Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
    21/12/2018
    Today, 21 December, is our last for 2018 – we open again on Wednesday 2 January 2019.H W Wilson wishes everyone – especially our customers and staff – a very Merry Christmas and all the best for 2019 and beyond!...
  • Thurrock Education Awards
    29/11/2018
    A round of applause for all the nominees, winners and organisers of the 2018 Thurrock Education Awards which took place last week...
  • CCS AWARDS
    16/11/2018
    We are delighted to announce that H W Wilson has just been awarded Silver in the Considerate Constructors Scheme 2018 National Company Awards today at the RIBA Building in London...
  • October Waste Report
    31/10/2018
    Doing our bit for the Environment and recycling 93% of our waste in August, preventing 37.2 cubic yards of waste going to landfill....
  • Opportunity Thurrock 2018 -Great Day
    04/10/2018
    A great and productive day yesterday at the 2018 Opportunity Thurrock careers event at Tilbury...
  • Employee of the Month goes to all H W Wilson Staff
    01/10/2018
    Thanks to the hard work put in by everybody over the just-finished summer holidays it would have been unfair to single out one Employee of the Month so for July and August EVERYONE was nominated! Congratulations to ALL and a special THANKS from Managing Director Peter Wiffen....
  • Opportunity Thurrock 2018
    01/10/2018
    Opportunity Thurrock 2018 – Wednesday 3 October 2018H W Wilson is excited to be taking part in this year’s Opportunity Thurrock event in Tilbury...
  • MacMillan Success
    24/09/2018
    We are delighted to announce that £667 was raised for Macmillan Cancer Support on Friday where H W Wilson took part in the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning...
  • August Waste Report
    31/08/2018
    Doing our bit for the Environment and recycling 97% of our waste in August, preventing 38.8 cubic yards of waste going to landfill....
  • Let's put the kettle on!
    21/08/2018
    H W Wilson is pleased to be taking part yet again in the World’ Biggest Coffee Morning at the South Ockendon Centre on Friday 21 September...
  • July's Waste Report
    01/08/2018
    Doing our bit for the Environment and recycling 99% of our waste in July, preventing 39.6 cubic yards of waste going to landfill....
  • July Employee of the Month
    31/07/2018
    Congratulations to John Callison who has been nominated Employee of the Month thanks to his expert craftsmanship in building and installing bespoke oak sliding door room dividers for St Peters and St Pauls Primary School in Orpington...
  • Schools Out
    25/07/2018
    While kids all over the country are looking forward to the summer holidays H W Wilson is about to embark on its busiest ever summer period of work...
  • Bespoke oak sliding doors
    09/07/2018
    H W Wilson has a fully-equipped joinery shop and prides itself on having a proud history, tradition and record of crafting purpose made joinery items...
  • June's Employee of the Month
    30/06/2018
    The award of Employee of the Month for June deservedly goes to James Clift...
  • May's Employee of the Month
    27/06/2018
    Employee of the month goes to Ollie Graham for his ongoing hard work at BAE Systems....
  • Green Queen
    15/06/2018
    Nice to see Her Majesty once again wearing Wilson’s green…...
  • May's Waste Report
    15/06/2018
    Doing our bit for the Environment and recycling 96% of our waste in May, preventing 3.84 cubic yards of waste going to landfill....
  • April's Employee of the Month
    30/04/2018
    The award of Employee of the Month for April deservedly goes to Alan Beckett who has continually gone the extra mile and worked extra hours when necessary including coming in on his day off...
  • Happy St George's Day
    23/04/2018
    Happy St George’s Day from all of us at H W Wilson ...
  • Congratulations to the Royal Couple
    23/04/2018
    H W Wilson congratulates Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the birth of their new boy! ...
  • Our own new arrivals
    23/04/2018
    The two new fleet additions have just arrived at our Head Office...
  • March Waste Report
    03/04/2018
    Doing our bit for the Environment and recycling 99% of our waste in March, preventing 39.6 cubic yards of waste going to landfill. ...
  • March Employee of the Month
    03/04/2018
    Employee of the month goes to Ollie Graham for his on going hard work at BAE Systems. ...
  • February Employee of the Month
    03/04/2018
    Employee of the month goes to Mark Pilgrim and Jordan Ozdemir for the great job they done at St Peter's School. We relieved great feedback "It looks really good and the school seem really happy with the project" ...
  • January's Employee of the Month
    03/04/2018
    Employee of the month goes to Tony Clift for all of his hard work at Basildon Hospital. ...
  • January Waste Report
    08/02/2018
    January Waste Report Doing our bit for the Environment and recycling 96% of our waste in October, preventing 38.4 cubic yards of waste going to landfill. ...
  • January's Superstar of the Month
    31/01/2018
    Brian Clift has been unanimously nominated as January’s Employee of the Month for standing in for the MD Peter Wiffen while he was on leave...
  • H W Wilson Shortlisted
    22/01/2018
    H W Wilson is delighted to be shortlisted for the Business in the Community Award in the Thurrock Civic Awards 2018 to be held at the Civic Hall on Friday 23 February...
  • H W Wilson Give a Gift
    21/11/2017
    The team was pleased to be present at the opening of Thurrock Council’s ‘Give A Gift’ shop at intu Lakeside this morning...
  • Remembering the Glorious Dead
    13/11/2017
    H W Wilson Managing Director Peter Wiffen (first on the left) ensured the Union Flag flew proudly at the Armistice Service in South Ockendon on 11 November when the Glorious Dead where remembered...
  • Raise the Flag!
    09/11/2017
    A team from H W Wilson recently erecting the flag pole at South Ockendon's Memorial Ground - the company's contribution for this weekend's 2017 Remembrance events...
  • H W Wilson bring home SILVER
    06/11/2017
    We are delighted to announce that H W Wilson was awarded Silver in the Considerate Constructors Scheme 2017 National Company Awards last Friday...
  • H W Wilson REMEMBER
    02/11/2017
    H W Wilson pays its respects to The Glorious Dead...
  • October Waste Report
    01/11/2017
    Doing our bit for the Environment and recycling 93% of our waste in October, preventing 37.3 cubic yards of waste going to landfill. ...
  • October's Employee of the Month
    31/10/2017
    Walter McNicholas has been nominated this month for clocking up the mileage thanks to a very busy workload and his rodding knows no boundaries! ...
  • Macmillan Coffee Morning 2017
    05/10/2017
    Thank you to all who helped make H W Wilson’s 2017 MacMillan Coffee Morning a great success...
  • Opportunity Thurrock
    05/10/2017
    H W Wilson enjoyed taking part in Opportunity Thurrock 2017 yesterday and wishes all those who attended the best of luck with their future career choices...
  • September Employee of the Month
    30/09/2017
    Mark has been nominated for his excellent work at The Lodge and his ‘get go’ attitude and has accepted additional work and changes to work without complaint and just got on with it! Thank you, Mark...
  • August Employee of the Month
    08/09/2017
    For August 2017 H W Wilson has two Employees of the Month: Tony Clift and James Clift...
  • Essex Wildlife Trust Memebers
    08/09/2017
    H W Wilson Ltd are delighted to be a member of the 'Essex Wildlife Trust' for the 5th year...
  • August Waste Report
    31/08/2017
    August Waste Report Doing our bit for the environment and recycling 100% of our waste in August, preventing 40 cubic yards of waste going to landfill ...
  • July's Employee of the Month with a Twist
    30/07/2017
    Every month staff and managment nominated someone they think deserves to win employee of the month...
  • July's Waste Report
    28/07/2017
    July Waste Report Doing our bit for the environment and recycling 98% of our waste in July, preventing 37.6 cubic yards of waste going to landfill ...
  • Another Busy Summer Planned
    03/07/2017
    I am sure that I don’t need to remind you that we are now within three weeks of the start of the summer holidays. We have already secured work at: Britannia Village School – Refurbishment of 6 x classrooms, toilets and corridors Dilkes Primary School – Refurbishment of 2 toilets and various other works St Thomas’s Primary School – New extension to office / admin areas Aveley Primary School – Redecoration of main Dining room and classrooms Various works to Chatham & Greenwich University Campus sites Various works at BAE Systems in Rochester Works to 5 church properties for the Church of England Works to 3 properties for The Salvation Army Therefore we have limited availability for the 6 week break so should you have any additional building or repair requirements then please get in touch as soon as possible. If you would like us to pop over to provide a quotation please contact me on the number below. We hope you all have a great summer break and the weather remains kind. ...
  • June's Employee of the Month
    30/06/2017
    'Marc Whalley' has been nominated for June’s employee of the month for his teamwork and for staying to help his colleagues at a job when he didn’t have too...
  • June Waste Report
    30/06/2017
    June Waste Report Doing our bit for the Environment and recycling 99% of our waste in June, preventing 39.6 cubic yards of waste going to landfill ...
  • May Waste Report
    08/06/2017
    May Waste Report Doing our bit for the Environment and recycling 98% of our waste in May, preventing 7.84 cubic yards of waste going to landfill. ...
  • May's Employee of the Month
    06/06/2017
    'James Taylor' has been nominated for May's employee of the month, for the excellent feed back we received from the headteacher at Arthur Bugler Primary School...
  • Alzheimer's Charity Race Night
    30/05/2017
    H W Wilson Ltd are organizing an Alzheimer's race night...
  • April's Employee of the month
    03/05/2017
    'Walter McNicholas' has been nominated for April's employee of the month, for going above and beyond and working additional hours to get work done. Well done Walter keep up the great work.. ...
  • March Waste Report
    31/03/2017
    March Waste Report Doing our bit for the Environment and recycling 93% of our waste in March, preventing 37.2 cubic yards of waste going to landfill ...
  • February & March Employee of the Month
    31/03/2017
    'Chris Livermore' and 'Tony Clift' were nominated for employee of the month by Peter for taking time out of their busy schedules to take part in Southend Sleepeasy 2017. Well done to both of you for taking part without your efforts and the people that supported us, it wouldn’t of been possible. ...
  • H W Wilson Ltd raise money by sleeping rough
    22/03/2017
    H W Wilson Ltd Director Peter Wiffen along with two staff members took to the streets of Southend on 4th March to help raise money for young homeless people...
  • H W Wilson Ltd Sponsor The Thurrock Gang Show’s 50th Anniversary Performance.
    22/03/2017
    H W Wilson Ltd Sponsor The Thurrock Gang Show’s 50th Anniversary Performance. THURROCK’S Thameside Theatre will once again play host to the Thurrock Scout & Guide Gang Show as they present their annual variety show and the opening night is tonight, and is set to be another great show. This year’s cast of around 70 members aged nine years and over are supported by a similar number behind the scenes...
  • Sleeping rough so others don't have to
    13/02/2017
    This March H W Wilson Ltd Directors and some staff will be sleeping rough to raise money for YMCA so that others don't have to...
  • January's Waste Report
    03/02/2017
    January's Waste Report Doing our bit for the Environment and recycling 98% of our waste in January, preventing 39.2 cubic yards of waste going to landfill ...
  • January Waste Report
    31/01/2017
    January's Waste Report Doing our bit for the Environment and recycling 98% of our waste in January, preventing 39.2 cubic yards of waste going to landfill ...
  • January's Employee of the Month
    31/01/2017
    Well done to 'Martin Sach & Brian McDermott' you have been nominated for joint employee of the month for the high standard of work carried out during the refurbishment at 'South Essex Insurance'. Keep up the great work. ...
  • December's Waste Report
    31/12/2016
    December's Waste Report Doing our bit for the Environment and recycling 98% of our waste in December, preventing 39.2 cubic yards of waste going to landfill ...
  • Employee of the year 2016
    31/12/2016
    HW Wilson Employee of the Year 2016 Well done to ‘Chris Livermore’ you have been nominated for employee of the year 2016 and received the most nominations from several of your work colleagues and management...
  • December's Employee of the Month
    30/12/2016
    December Employee of the Month! Well done to 'Bill Adams' you have been nominated for employee of the month by your fellow colleagues you were nominated for your dedication to completing work on time at Thameside Primary School and for your commitment to work...
  • Christmas Opening Times
    15/12/2016
    Christmas Opening Hours Monday 19th December 2016 7am - 5pm Tuesday 20th December 2016 7am - 5pm Wednesday 21st December 2016 7am - 5pm Thursday 22nd December 2016 7am - 5pm Friday 23rd Decembe 7am - 5pm Christma Closed Christmas Day Closed Boxing Day Closed Tuesday 27th December Closed Wednesday 28th Decemeber Closed Thursday 29th December Closed Friday 30th Decemeber Closed New Years Eve Closed New Years Day Closed Sunday 1st January 2017 Closed Monday 2nd January 2017 Closed From Tuesday 3d January 2017 we will resume normal working hours Monday to Friday 7am - 5pm ...
  • November's Waste Report
    01/12/2016
    Doing our bit for the Environment and recycling 99% of our waste in November, preventing 39.6 cubic yards of waste going to landfill. ...
  • November's Employee of the Year
    30/11/2016
    Well done to 'James Taylor' who has been nominated for employee of the month...
  • October Employee of the Month
    31/10/2016
    October Employee of the Month Well done to 'Tony Clift' who has been nominated for employee of the month...
  • HW Wilson Ltd raise thousands for Alzheimer's Charity
    19/10/2016
    H W Wilson raise thousands on their Alzheimer’s Society Memory Walk! H W Wilson has long been known to support local organisations and teams, sponsoring and taking part in charitable events but this year we thought we would go one better and organise our very own event. The Alzheimer’s Society ‘Memory Walk 2016’ programme has been a great way to highlight the needs of so many people, helping raise much needed funds for the charity, and seemed a wonderful way to remember one of our own...
  • Another Coffee Morning Success
    10/10/2016
    We received this lovely thank you letter from Wendy at the Ockendon Centre for supporting the McMillan Coffee Morning for the 4th year running and helping to raise £631 for such a great Charity. ...
  • September Waste Report
    30/09/2016
    Doing our bit for the Environment and recycling 97% of our waste in September, preventing 38.8 cubic yards of waste going to landfill ...
  • Essex Wildlife Trust Members
    20/09/2016
    We are delighted to be a member of the 'Essex Wildlife Trust' for the 4th year...
  • HW Wilson 8th Annual Golf Day
    13/09/2016
    We would like to thank all those that attended our 8th Annual golf day and helped make it a great event, everyone enjoyed good weather and a fine golf course, still in good condition despite a very dry summer...
  • August's Employee of the Month
    31/08/2016
    Well done to 'Oli Graham' you have been nominated for employee of the month for showing outstanding commitment to your work and for the excellent feedback we received from the headmistress of East Tilbury Primary school project. Keep up the great work.” ...
  • H W Wilson Ltd are on the move for Charity
    26/08/2016
    H W Wilson Ltd Directors and staff have decided to organise and take part in a 11.3mile Alzheimer’s fundraising memory walk in memory of Peter Wilson the former owner and Grandson of the Founder of H W Wilson Ltd, who was affected by this terrible disease. The walk will take place on Saturday 8th October 2016 starting at 10.30am from St Thomas’s Social Club, East Thurrock Road, Grays...
  • HW Wilson Ltd supporting MacMillan Coffee Morning for the 4th Year
    23/08/2016
    HW Wilson will again for the 4th year running be supporting the Ockendon Centre's MacMillan Coffee Morning which will be held on Friday 30th September. Our staff will be selling their home made cakes and serving tea and coffee from 10am - 1pm...
  • Impressive results following CCS Site Inspection
    09/08/2016
    Following our CCS (Considerate Constructors Scheme) inspection at our Thameside Primary Academy site on Friday we are pleased to announce that we achieved impressive results. ...
  • July's Waste Report
    03/08/2016
    During the month of July we are please to announce that we managed to recycle 95% of our waste, preventing 38 cubic yards going to landfill. ...
  • July's Employee of the Month
    01/08/2016
    Employee of the Month  “Well done to Ashley Sullivan you have been nominated for employee of the month for showing outstanding leadership skills on managing your first project including receiving great feedback from the client and office staff and carrying out toolbox talks...
  • ISO 9001 & 14001 Success
    22/07/2016
    Another successful ISO external audit completed today with 0- non conformances & 0 room for improvement, next external  recertification audit and site visit booked for Decemeber 2016. ...
  • Sizzling Summer Schedule as the temperature rises so does our work load!!!!
    19/07/2016
    As is usual we are again finding the forthcoming school holidays to be our busiest period of the year...
  • New Welfare Unit
    13/07/2016
    HW Wilson have just purchased our first welfare unit and it has just had a fresh new respray in the HW Wilsons colours. ...
  • May's Waste Report
    31/05/2016
    During the month of May we are please to announce that we managed to recycle 93% of our waste, preventing 37.2 cubic yards going to landfill. ...
  • April's Waste Report
    04/05/2016
    We are pleased to announce that during the month of April we managed to recycle 94% of our waste , preventing 37.6 cubic yards of waste going to landfill. ...
  • ''Branching"out in new types of work
    19/04/2016
    H W Wilson have recently completed some more works at Thurrock Garden Centre...
  • March Waste Report
    01/04/2016
    We are pleased to announce that during the month of March we managed to recycle 93% of our waste , preventing 37.2 cubic yards of waste going to landfill. ...
  • Finalists for Thurrock Business Awards
    31/03/2016
    HW Wilson are not only proud to be sponsoring the 'Thurrock Business Awards 2016' but we have also been chosen as finalists for 'Business in the Community...
  • Business Awards 2016
    24/03/2016
    HW Wilson Ltd are proud to be sponsoring the Thurrock Business Awards 2016...
  • Thurrock Civic Awards 2016
    01/03/2016
    Last Friday, we attended the Civic Awards at the High House Production Park, where we were proud and excited to not only be a nominee for 'Business in the Community' Award, but also a sponsor for 'Mayors Award for Lifetime Achievement; celebrating a person for their outstanding contribution and dedication to the borough over their lifetime. It was a great evening with HW Wilson Ltd presenting the well-deserved Lifetime Achievement award to Demus Lee.  Unfortunately, we didn't receive the award for 'Business in the Community' but we were pleased to congratulate the other candidates in their efforts. HW Wilson Ltd recognises the great local workforce that Thurrock has to offer, because after all, We're here to celebrate Thurrock's real heroes -the people who unassumingly give their time to help other in our town and community.   ...
  • Exciting New Project for HW Wilson
    02/02/2016
    We are pleased to announce that H W Wilson have been chosen to carry out the extension and alterations of Thameside Primary School, which is part of St Clere's Co-Operative Multi Academy Trust...
  • Farewell
    15/01/2016
    HW Wilson would like to wish Colin McGregor a fond farewell...
  • BWF Members
    08/01/2016
    HW Wilson are proud to be member of the British Woodwork Federation ...
  • December's Waste Report
    31/12/2015
    We are pleased to announce that during the month of December we managed to recycle 97% of our waste preventing 38.8 Cubic yards of waste going to landfill. ...
  • Exciting New Job Opportunity
    03/12/2015
    We a pleased to annouce a new exciting job opportunity for a Building Estimator. If you believe you are a suitable candidate and would like to apply for th position please send you C.V to careers@hwwilsonltd.com or click on link www.indeed.co.uk/cmp/General-Building-Contractors/jobs/Building-Estimator-a914e0fe89841f72?q=building+Estimator ...
  • Supporting our local community at Christmas
    02/12/2015
    HW Wilson are proud to be supporting the 'Ockendon Hub' and the local community this Christmas by donating financial support as well as raffle prizes. Julie Moss and Sue Gray will be opening the 'South Ockendon Centre' doors this Christmas Day from 3.00 - 6.00pm for any one that wants to join in with the Raffle, Quiz, fun and laughter...
  • Thurrock Education Awards
    20/11/2015
    HW Wilson Ltd are proud to be sponsoring and attending the 'Thurrock Education Awards' tonight at the High House Productions Park in Purfleet'...
  • Another Great Achievement
    06/11/2015
    HW Wilson attended the 'Considerate Constructors Awards' this afternoon, and we are proud to annouce that we have come away with a Silver Award which is a step up from last year where we left with a Bronze. ...
  • Top Marks!!!! For Octobers Waste Report
    31/10/2015
    We are please to announce that during the month of October we managed to recycle 100% of our waste, preventing 40 cubic yards going to landfill. ...
  • HW Wilson made it into the Thurrock Enquirer
    07/10/2015
    HW Wilson made it into the local 'Thurrock Enquirer' the article thanked us and our staff for all of our help and support with the MacMillan Coffee Morning which was held at the Ockendon Hub. See the link below for full story www.theenguirer.co.uk/wp-content/themes/twentyforteen/flip/thurrock-01-10-15/#6/z ...
  • Thank you
    02/10/2015
    We received this lovely letter from the organisers of the Orsett Show, thanking us for our support. ...
  • September Waste Report
    30/09/2015
    We are pleased to announce that during the month of September we managed to recycle 93% of our waste, preventing 37.2 cubic yards of waste going to landfill. ...
  • Positive Results
    29/09/2015
    Following our office audit on 28th September we are pleased to confirm we have received our recertification with Considerate Constructors. We had some very positive feedback that recognised our continued work and support within the local community and our good working relationship with our staff. ...
  • Macmillan Success
    28/09/2015
    Another great success at the Macmillan Coffee Morning which was held at the 'Ockendon Centre' on Friday. HW Wilson would like to Thank everyone that came along to support such a great cause, at our last count we managed to raise over £500...
  • Another Successful CHAS Audit
    17/09/2015
    Following a successful audit we have be re-certified by CHAS as a company with robust methods of managing Health & Safety within all of our busines activities. WHAT IS CHAS? CHAS (Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme) is an accreditation scheme for the construction industry, clients will often require CHAS registration as a compulsory element before they will allow you to tender for their work, and this is being seen more often in the public procurements such as for councils, schools and other public sector bodies. The purpose of CHAS is to help both buyers and suppliers in the assessment of a company's health and safety competence; Helping buyers to have confidence in the supplier and not having to assess contractors health and safety standards on an individual basis...
  • CCS Award Winners
    15/09/2015
    HW Wilson Ltd are proud to annouce that we have won a CCS award for 'Performance beyond Compliance'. What is CCS?  Construction sites, companies and suppliers voluntarily register with the scheme and agree to abide by the code of Considerate Practice, designed to encourage best practice beyond statutory requirements...
  • Supporting Macmillan Coffee Morning
    08/09/2015
    We are proud to be supporting the Macmillan Coffee Morning and Craft Fair on Friday 25th September at the 'South Ockendon Centre'...
  • July's Waste Report
    31/07/2015
    We are pleased to announce that during the month of July we managed to recycle 98% of our skip waste preventing 19.6 cubic yards of waste going to landfill. ...
  • WORK UPDATES
    30/07/2015
    Our busy summer work schedule has started and the weeks are passing by fast...
  • A Busy Summer
    23/07/2015
    With all of the schools in 'Thurrock' getting ready to break up for the summer holidays this week, HW Wilson are getting ready for our busiest summer ever...
  • A great success for 'Thurrock 100'
    09/07/2015
    Today HW Wilson Ltd supported the 'Thurrock100' with some of the staff taking part in the walk...
  • June Employee of the Month
    01/07/2015
    'Marc Whalley' was nominated for employee of the month by his collegues for maintaining excellent welfare facilities on site...
  • Going above and beyond
    23/06/2015
    HW Wilson Ltd had yet another successful ISO 9001 &14001 External Audit on Friday 19th June, with the following results: Zero - Non Conformances and Zero - Room for Improvement...
  • Excellent Results for HW Wilson Ltd
    15/06/2015
    Last week we had a Considerate Constructors audit at our sit in 'Grangewaters Outdoor Education Centre, and the results were excellent!!!...
  • HW Wilson go that extra mile for 'Thurrock 100'
    10/06/2015
    In july 2015 a series of 10 public walks will take place over a ten-day period totalling 100 miles around Thurrock...
  • May's Waste Report
    31/05/2015
    I am pleased to announce that during the month of May we managed to recycle 93% of our skip waste, preventing 37.2 Cubic yards of waste going to landfill. ...
  • April's Waste Report
    30/04/2015
    I am pleased to say that during the month of April we managed to recycle 98% of our skip waste, preventing 39.2 cubic yards of wsate going to Landfill. ...
  • Another project in our local community
    27/04/2015
    We have been successful in securing a contract for 'Thurrock Education Service' in the refurbishment of the 'Grangewaters Outdoor Education Centre'. Grangewaters is a year-round outdoor education centre set in a semi-rural location within Thurrock...
  • Three in a row.....
    31/03/2015
    We are please to announce that for the third consecutive year HW Wilson has won an award at the 'Thurrock Business Awards. This year we were finalist for two awards and pleased to receive the award for 'Staff Training and Development'. Well Done to all of the other finalists and winners.  ...
  • Site Safety Poster Competition
    27/03/2015
    Well done to all of the children that took part in the HW Wilson 'Design a site safety poster' competition at the 'Thameside Primary School'...
  • Thank you
    26/03/2015
    Today we received this lovely Thank you letter from 'Eversley Primary School' We would like to say a BIG THANK YOU to all of our staff that carried out the work...
  • Harrington's Florist
    25/03/2015
    Back in January we announced that we were to start a new project at '150 Upminster Road, Upminster' following an incident where an 8 wheeled HGV tipper lorry crashed into the front of the florist shop...
  • Havering Council Brokerage Scheme
    20/03/2015
    We have now successfully become part of the 'Havering Council Brokerage Scheme' for suppliers to all education establishments in the London Borough of Havering. Since going live earlier this month we have already had several enquiries and been fortunate enough to convert two of these to contracts that we will be booking in within the next few weeks.  ...
  • Thurrock Business Awards 2015
    05/03/2015
    We are delighted to have been chosen as a finalist in the Staff Training and Development category for the Thurrock Business Awards 2015. We will be attending a black tie presentation dinner dance on the 27th March at the Civic Hall where the winner will be announced.  ...
  • February Employee of the Month
    28/02/2015
    This month 'Ashley Sullivan' was nominated by his colleges for his enthusiastic attitude towards his work and for always willing to help others...
  • HW Wilson Ltd Celebrate 85 Years
    20/02/2015
      6 February 2015 H W WILSON CELEBRATES 85 YEARS IN BUSINESS            Photo: Detached property being built in West Road circa 1936   In 1928 Essex building firm H W Wilson was founded by Henry Wilson in the same year that John Logie Baird demonstrated the world's first colour television transmission and the Tyne Bridge connecting Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead was opened. In 2015 H W Wilson Ltd, still going strong, will celebrate its 85th birthday in style on the date of its Incorporation, 20 February. Past and present employees will raise a glass at one of the companies most recently completed projects the 220-seat "Woodys" restaurant at Thurrock Garden centre...
  • Doing our bit for the Environment
    31/01/2015
    Each month we are provided with a waste report which shows us how much waste we manage to recycle from our skips...
  • January Employee of the Month
    31/01/2015
    This month 'Pete Bunclark' was nominated for employee of the month for always going above and beyond and for working several late nights...
  • Thurrock Garden Centre Phase 1 completed
    26/01/2015
    Following our hard work throughout 2014 on the Thurrock Garden Centre extension project, the new 'Woodys Restaurant' is open to customers and looks amazing. We have now started phase 2 of the project where we are stripping out the old kitchen and seating areas in order to create the entrance to the new restaurant, we are aiming to complete the final phase of the project by the end of February. Please be patient with us if you are a regular patron of the garden centre, the noise and disruption will be over soon...
  • A Smashing New Job!!!!!!
    22/01/2015
    We have just started a project at 150 Upminster Road, Upminster following an incident where an 8 wheeled HGV tipper lorry crashed into the front of a florist. Fortunately no one was seriously hurt however we have now been given the task to complete structual repairs and full refurbishment to bring the shop back to it's original condition, so that business can continue trading. Our deadline for this project is 6 weeks from start to finish and we will upload some of our pictures soon to show you our finished project.  ...
  • HW Wilsons Employee of the Year 2014
    31/12/2014
    It was difficult for us to pick just one employee for this award as there are so many of our guys that are deserving of this award, however there can only be one winner Employee of the Year Award went to 'Marc Whalley' Well Done and Thank You 'Marc' for all of your hard work and dedication throughout 2014...
  • External ISO Audit
    08/12/2014
    We are proud to announce that we had a very successful external ISO audit, with 0 - Non Conformances and 0 - Room for Improvement...
  • ISO 9001:2008 & 14001:2004 Internal Audit
    25/11/2014
    As part of our commitment to continually improving our services we have carried out our internal audit and have been praised for reaching our targets to lower our energy usage...
  • Opportunity Thurrock 2014
    10/10/2014
    Opportunity Thurrock 2014 proved to be a great success again this year...
  • Sad news for the Wilson family
    15/09/2014
    H W Wilson Ltd have had some sad news this weekend, Peter Wilson, Director of the company for many years passed away on Sunday morning...
  • Excellent Customer Feedback from Lee Chapel School
    13/06/2014
    We were pleased to have received a letter from one of our recent clients, the head teacher of Lee Chapel School in Basildon, where we were contracted to remodel their drama cupboard to form a Ladies cloakroom with four toilet cubicles, thanking us for our 'fantastic job' that we did on site. The letter also mentioned that numerous members of staff had 'praised and complemented' the overall finish of the work, and were 'delighted with the finish of their new toilets and now feel that they have the best Ladies cloakroom in Basildon'...
  • Summer 2014 set to be busiest yet!
    13/06/2014
    This summer is looking to be a busy summer for HW Wilson, as we are booked already for confirmed contracts with five schools, along with further works with the NHS continuing until the Autumn...
  • Thurrock Community Gardens grand opening!
    13/06/2014
      HW Wilson has been invited on the 26th of June to attend the grand opening of the Thurrock Community Garden at Thurrock Hospital in Grays, a project that we have been working to successfully complete since January! The works have since been finished, and the transformation on the gardens is complete; with the overall aim of creating, landscaping and turfing a brand new Garden space for Dementia patients in the hospital and community...
  • Chancellor George Osbourne's speech at the Port of Tilbury
    31/03/2014
    HW Wilson ltd were invited, along with other local businesses, to a speech by The Chancellor George Osbourne today at the Port of Tilbury...
  • Thurrock Business Awards 2014 Double Winners!
    21/03/2014
    We are pleased to report that last Friday at the Thurrock Business Awards, we managed to pick up not only one, but two Awards; 'Sustainable Transport' (small business), and the 'Business In The Community' Award (private business)...
  • Thurrock Business Awards Tonight!
    14/03/2014
    Tonight is the night! We will be at  the Civic Hall for the Thurrock Business awards, where we are finalists of 3 amazing categories; 'Sustainable Transport', 'Apprentice Of The Year' and the highly anticipated 'Business In The Community Award'. We look forward to  mingling with other Thurrock businesses and enjoying what will undoubetly be a great evening of fun and laughter. Good luck to all the finalists, and we hope to see you all there!    ...
  • SleapEasy Grand Total!
    07/03/2014
    A huge thank you to everyone that donated and supported us at the Southend YMCA SleepEasy last weekend...
  • Money Raised so far for Southend SleepEasy!
    28/02/2014
    This weekend is the ‘Southend SleepEasy’ fundraiser held at the YMCA in Southend in aid of raising money to extend the housing provisions for homeless children and youths in the area...
  • Civic Awards 2014
    28/02/2014
    Last Friday, we attended the Civic Awards at High House Production Park, where we were proud and excited to not only be a nominee of ‘Business in the Community’ award, but a sponsor of ‘The Civic Life Award’, an award that celebrates local business’s devotion and long-standing commitment to bettering the community over their lifetime.  It was a great evening, with HW Wilson Ltd presenting the well-deserved Civic Award to Albert and Winnie England of the local Burma Star Association, who have for many years supported members of the community with regards to the Burma Campaign 1941-1945.  Unfortunately, we didn’t receive the award of ‘Business in the Community’ but we were pleased to congratulate the other candidates in their efforts, and acknowledging the overall worthy winners at Port of Tilbury, who won the award based on their extensive work with local young people, and their support of a variety of local projects and clubs.  HW Wilson Ltd recognises the great local workforce that Thurrock has to offer, because after all, ‘We're here to celebrate Thurrock's real heroes - the people who unassumingly give their time to their neighbours, community or town’, as BBC Essex’s Dave Monk indicated at the ceremony.   We are now anticipating our next endeavour, attending the Thurrock Business Awards in March, at which we are nominated for three awards, and look forward to supporting not only our team and business, but our competitors as well...
  • Thurrock Awards Finalists!
    10/02/2014
    We are pleased to announce that this is already set to be yet another high achieving year here at HW Wilson ltd, with  four nominations already at award ceremonies based in Thurrock...
  • Sleepeasy 2014
    29/01/2014
    HW Wilson Ltd have recently been inspired by The Southend SleepEasy which is a charity event on the 1st March 2014.  This is a bit of an unusal fundraising event to raise money for a really great cause - to help extend the housing provisions for homeless children and young people in the area.  Young people can become homeless for lots of reasons; they could be fleeing domestic abuse, may have experienced family breakdown, death of a parent or many other things.  No one would want their child to be homeless and this is a way we can actively help.   If anyone would like more infomation or would like to offer sponsership - just contact us!   Thank you!  ...
  • Charity Cash
    20/01/2014
    We were lucky enough to meet with the lovely Deborah Awe again last week when we handed over the money we raised in our raffle just before Christmas...
  • ISOQAR re-certification
    16/01/2014
    HW Wilson Ltd have had the ISOQAR 9001 and 14001 accreditation for three years now, so we have just had a three day audit to check we are still adhering to all of the regulations and procedures.  This basically means we have an Enviromental and Quality Management System in place, and we take our responsibilities towards the environment, quality workmanship and customer service very seriously. We passed with flying colours, which means all of staff, both out on site and in the office, are working in harmony towards the values that really matter to HW Wilsons...
  • MERRY XMAS!!
    20/12/2013
    HW WIlson Ltd would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas and a happy and prosperous 2014!  We close  our yard gates today until the 6th January but we will be available via email.   Have a great one!!  ...
  • Charity Boost from Your Thurrock
    10/12/2013
    HW Wilson Ltd brought you news of Deborah Awe and The Dream Factory last week and we are trying our best to raise extra funds for them by running a raffle!  As you can see in the picture, we have a pyramid of festive treats just waiting to grace someones table this year! Contact us for more details, or to make a donation to this worthy cause! Here's the most recent news report from Your Thurrock!   http://www.yourthurrock.com/2013/12/09/hw-wilson-give-cash-boost-to-deborahs-awe-soem-charity-quest/  ...
  • The Dream Factory comes to HWW
    02/12/2013
    After receiving a very special letter from an inspiring young girl, we just had to find out more! 8year old Deborah Awe having met a child suffering from an incurable disease set about finding out as much as possible about a wonderful charity called 'Dream Factory' that raises funds to make 'Dreams come true' and was trying to help the new young friend she had met. Initially Deborah selflessly donated all her gifts from her 1st holy communion to the charity so that they could bring joy to the children in care...
  • Thurrock Civic Awards
    28/11/2013
    HW Wilson Ltd are proud sponsors of the Civic Life Award at the Thurrock Civic Awards!  We are all very excited for this worthy event! ...
  • Working with The Essex Wildlife Trust
    06/11/2013
    Here is a lovely picture of one of our Directors, Phil Pearson, receiving our Certificate of Commitment to The Essex Wildlife Trust as a Corporate Silver Member. This is in conjuction with our ISO14001 Environmental Policy, and to show we are always looking for advice and help from the local community to ensure we can make a positive impact on our environment while carrying out essential construction works.  We are very proud to be a part of this scheme and welcome the opportunity to do as much as we can to help prevent environmental damage. ...
  • Retirement News
    04/11/2013
    We say a fond farewell to one of our longest serving employees today, after 49 years of service...
  • Power outage!
    28/10/2013
    We have had absolutely no power since 7am this morning due to the "big storm" so big apologies to anyone who has been trying to get in touch with us!  We do now have electricity and are working through replying to and emails and voicemails we have received during this time!   Thanks for bearing with us during this time.  ...
  • A Thank You in Business Buzz
    17/10/2013
    Check out this quarter's edition of Business Buzz where we get a special mention for our work at Opportunity Thurrock...
  • Awards at Grays Convent High School.
    11/10/2013
    We were privileged this morning to award 2 of our competition prizes to girls from 'The Grays Convent High School'...
  • Macmillan Coffee Morning
    03/10/2013
    Supporting our local community is second nature to us, but it is with immense pride that we can post the attached photo, along with news that the Macmillan coffee morning held at 'The Ockendon Hub' and supported by our 'cake serving builders' raised over an immense £600 at this event alone...
  • Opportunity Knocked for us!
    03/10/2013
      Yesterday the 2nd October saw the 2nd annual ‘Opportunity Thurrock’ event held this time at ‘The Backstage Centre’ High House Production Park, Purfleet...
  • BEYOND COMPLIANCE ?
    26/09/2013
    We are very proud to have unexpectedly received a certificate of 'beyond compliance' from the Considerate Contractors Scheme...
  • See us this week in The Thurrock Enquirer
    19/09/2013
    Look for us on page 8 this week for an article about our support to The South Ockendon Centre on Friday the 27th September for the Macmillan Cancer Support "World's Biggest Coffee Morning". We have some of our loveliest lads serving drinks and home-made cakes in the former Belhus Library in Derry Avenue, which we refurbished earlier this year.  The Mayor of Thurrock will be attending, as well as local councellers, and it wont just be amazing cakes on offer, there is also going to be a raffle with pizes including a Sony Blu-ray DVD player and all proceeds will go to this great charity. ...
  • Weather Report!
    18/09/2013
    It's excellent news all round with the promise of sunshine as we hold our 5th annual Golf Day this friday at Top Meadow Golf Club in South Ockendon...
  • Macmillan Cancer Support - World's Biggest Coffee Morning
    11/09/2013
    HW Wilson are incredibly proud to be sponsoring the South Ockendon Centre in Derry Avenue (formerly known as Belhus Library) as they take part in in this year's World's Biggest Coffee Morning for Macmillan Cancer Support. The staff will be baking cakes to sell to raise money for this great charity, and will even be serving the tea in the Centre on the morning of the 27th September from 10.30 am. There is a raffle too and we are donating a very special prize, so we hope you can join us on the day! ...
  • More Academic Achievements!
    02/09/2013
    Big congratulations to Oli Graham who has now finished his apprenticeship and is a fully qualified carpenter at NVQ Level 3...
  • The school holidays are here!
    24/07/2013
    It's our busiest time of the year again and we can't believe how quickly it's come around!  We're working in no less than 5 schools during the holidays, improving the facilities for the students and teachers when they return in September...
  • Another achievement for Chris!
    13/06/2013
    The Thurrock Business Awards were a few months ago now but we have just received a certificate for Chris Livermore who was nominated for Apprentice of the Year...
  • A visitor in the office...
    30/05/2013
    Our directors here at H W Wilsons are big softies, this week one has brought in a beautiful stray cat he had been looking after, and as no one has claimed him for a week now, one of the other directors has agreed to take him home!  Not only are we perfect for all of your construstion needs, but we always try our best to be good smaritans!  ...
  • Business Buzz!
    23/05/2013
    Please follow the link to see a fantastic case study on ourselves from The Ockendon Studio School in the quarterly Business Buzz regarding our apprenticeship scheme!     http://emag.thurrock.gov.uk/buzz/issue-3-april-2013/opportunities/ockendon-studio-school-business-partners               ...
  • Bridging the 'skills gap'
    02/05/2013
    We have recently participated in a ‘Skills Summit’ in Southend on Sea, to try and harmonise the link between employers and further education or higher education providers.  It was to address the reported ‘Skills Gap’ between what local businesses require to fill positions, and what school leavers and the unemployed are currently able to offer.             On listening to large employers reporting from the panel, and other SMEs and micro businesses commenting from the floor, it was clear that many of us are facing the same problems, the issue being that the applicants we are receiving are not ‘Fit for Work’ or ‘Work Ready’ whichever term you prefer...
  • Another shade of Green...
    17/04/2013
    Here at H W Wilson Ltd we try our best to be environmentally responsible so we jumped at the chance to reduce our Carbon Footprint while also benefiting from reduced energy bills with a great scheme provided by The Low Carbon Trust   The Low Carbon Trust are a not-for-profit organisation that was formed in 2001 to set up, manage and promote environmental projects...
  • Recognition for HWW apprentice !
    05/04/2013
    We are delighted that our very own Chris Livermore has been chosen as a finalist in the Essex Countywide business awards in the 'Apprentice of the Year' category...
  • Thurrock Business Award Winner.
    11/03/2013
    We are very pleased to announce that H W Wilson Ltd have been voted 'Best in Customer Service' at this year's Thurrock Business Awards...
  • Local Recognition
    12/02/2013
    We are proud to have been nominated as 'Employer of the Year' by The Ockendon Academy...
  • Thurrock EcoStars Scheme
    08/02/2013
    H W Wilson are proud to be linked to the Thurrock Freight Partnership, and with our fleet of 15 Light Commercial Vans have signed up to the EcoStars initiative...
  • Thurrock Business Awards
    05/02/2013
    H W Wilson have acheived Finalist status for the Thurrock Business Awards, to be held at the Civic Hall on 8th March...
  • Belhus Library Renovation
    17/01/2013
    Works have started at Belhus Library where H.W.Wilson Ltd has been appointed to carry out an extensive refurbishment project...
  • We hope that Thurrock's Construction Industry isnt going the same way as the National Norm?
    09/01/2013
    Peter Hansford has been in position for a little over a month now as the Government's chief construction advisor, I wonder how he is feeling having seen the reports coming from ‘The Streetwise subbie' and the industry in general? Barry Ashmore of the Streetwise subbie says "Whilst the aspirational talk of cost saving, innovation, BIM, and low carbon construction is all well and good, is it what the industry desperately needs right now? The view from the industry's front-line is that ideas from the centre such as BIM will not succeed without some specific changes to how the industry is currently operating...
  • Happy New Year
    02/01/2013
    From all at H.W.Wilson Ltd, we wish you a happy and prosperous New Year...
  • Movember
    05/11/2012
    This month we are taking part in Movember, a month long charity event, the aim of which is to raise vital funds and awareness for men's health, specifically prostate cancer and testicular cancer...
  • Olympic Torch Relay
    11/07/2012
    On Friday 6th July a group of H.W.Wilson Ltd employees volunteered to help out at the Olympic Torch Relay in Grays...
  • Thurrock Festival
    30/05/2012
    H.W.Wilson Limited are proudly sponsoring this years T-Fest at Grays Beach 2-3rd June...
  • Works have started at King George's Hospital, Goodmayes
    16/05/2012
    H.W.Wilson Limited have been successful in securing a £368k refurbishment project at King Georges Hospital for Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospital NHS Trust...
  • Another 200 Decent Homes Completed in 2011-2012
    24/04/2012
    H.W.Wilson Limited has successfully completed an extensive series of Decent Home Refurbishments at over 200 properties...
  • H.W.Wilson Limited achieves another great score from The Considerate Constructors Scheme
    05/03/2012
    On the 24th February 2012 Colin Kemp from the Considerate Constructors Scheme visited our site at Deneholm Primary School, Tilbury, and was impressed with our staff and site...
  • H.W.Wilson Limited has joined the Low Carbon Business Programme
    23/02/2012
    H.W.Wilson Limited have joined The Low Carbon Business programme, which aims to help small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in the Thames Gateway area to reduce their carbon footprint and therefore increase their competitiveness. An initial survey into the effectiveness of our resources indicated that H.W.Wilson Limited could benefit from installing a new, efficient boiler and replacing our roof...