The team at Willard are proud to announce that we have been named the winners of the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise – the UK’s highest accolade for business success.
Joining a select group of deserving businesses, we have been commended for achieving outstanding results – most notably by demonstrating five years of growth in International Trade.
Our unique range of conservation tools and equipment are exported all around the world, with recent commissions from our Chichester based workshop being shipped to Yale University in Connecticut, USA and the Orientalist Museum in Doha, Qatar to name but two. Another commission acknowledged by this accolade, was the largest conservation table we have produced to date (at over 4m x 3m!), which was sent to Kronborg Castle – best known as the home of Shakespeare’s Hamlet – in Helsingor, Denmark.
Paul Willard, Managing Director of Willard Conservation Ltd, says of winning the award, “We are delighted to receive this hugely prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise – without doubt, it’s the result of our fantastic team of technicians.” He continues, “We have all worked hard not only to develop an extensive range of products and services, but to secure our reputation for quality and long-lasting craftsmanship and this award comes at a really exciting time for us as we look to what the future might hold for the company.”
The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are for outstanding achievement in three categories: innovation, international trade, and sustainable development. Previous winners include many small and medium-sized companies as well as Dyson, Brompton Bicycle and Boots.
Find out more about the Queen’s Awards here.