News

17th March, 2017

Short-listed for major industry award

Hydrock has been short-listed for Construction Consultancy of the Year in the industry-leading Construction News Awards.This year the Construction News Awards are celebrating 21 years of recognising the very best of the UK engineering an...

07th March, 2017

Geo support for residential development on former quarry

Our Geotechnical team has helped secure outline planning permission for a proposed 157 dwelling residential development in Newbury.Appointed by Rivar Homes, we have undertaken a significant assessment exercise as part of the planning app...

06th March, 2017

Landmark research building opens for business

One Research Way, the 2,500 sqm state of-the-art building, which represents Phase Five of Plymouth Science Park, is now open.Hydrock, as part of BAM Construction’s team, provided structural and civil engineering design for the building. ...

01st March, 2017

Hydrock opens new offices in Southampton and Heathrow

Hydrock has opened two new offices, one in Southampton and the other at Heathrow. Our total number of offices now stands at 20, strengthening our UK-wide growth. Our Southampton office will offer a multi-disciplinary service with a focus...

24th February, 2017

Hydrock ranked 29th in Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For list, 2017

Hydrock is celebrating another outstanding position in the Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For. Announced at last night’s awards ceremony in London (23rd February), Hydrock was placed an impressive 29th, positioning us inside the...

08th February, 2017

Final stage of landmark English National Ballet, London, appointed to Hydrock

Hydrock’s building performance engineering and structural engineering teams have been appointed to the final stage of English National Ballet’s landmark new home on London City Island. The appointment secures the team’s involvement from ...

06th February, 2017

Kevin McKeown joins Hydrock to lead fire engineering capability

Hydrock is delighted to welcome Kevin McKeown as Principal Fire Engineer within our Building Performance Engineering business. Kevin, joining from Waterman Group, will lead Hydrock’s fire engineering offering and brings significant exper...

23rd January, 2017

Hydrock on the team for Taff Vale redevelopment in Wales

Hydrock has been appointed by Rhondda Cynon Taff County Council to provide multi-disciplinary services for the new mixed-use Taff Vale redevelopment scheme.We are collaborating with Darnton B3 architects on this scheme and will be delive...

20th January, 2017

Danny Hope leads the way for new land contamination quality mark scheme

Danny Hope (Director, Land Quality) has become one of the first contaminated land professionals in the country to achieve the status of ‘suitably qualified and experienced person’ (SQP) under the National Quality Mark Scheme for Land Con...

04th January, 2017

Anita Singh selected to represent Forum for Tomorrow on national committee for the built environment

Graduate Geo-Environmental Consultant, Anita Singh, has been selected as the national representative from the body, Forum for Tomorrow (FFT), to sit on the national management committee for Forum for the Built Environment (FBE).As part o...

15th December, 2016

The evolving role of the engineer

Whenever you glance through your latest issue of an engineering or construction magazine, you can’t help but have a quick scan of the latest job descriptions to see what’s in demand. Curiosity is a part of our human nature - remember tha...

12th December, 2016

Hydrock wins ‘Best Place to Work’ at inaugural Construction Investing in Talent Awards

On Thursday, 8 December, Hydrock celebrated winning the award for Best Place to Work at the inaugural Construction Investing in Talent Awards organised by leading industry publications, Construction News and New Civil Engineer, part of E...