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22nd January, 2016

Hydrock to continue its support for British cycling team, JLT Condor, in 2016

We are proud to announce that, for the second year running, Hydrock will be a Supporting Partner of JLT Condor, the British based UCI Continental cycling team.With the UK’s most prolific domestic team manager of the past decade, John Her...

14th January, 2016

Steel frame designed for Bright Bricks’ 160,000 piece LEGO® version of the Soyuz Capsule

Proving our ability to deliver all types of structural engineering design, we’ve recently made our own contribution to the fervour surrounding the Soyuz Capsule which transported British astronaut Tim Peake into space. Our contribution r...

04th January, 2016

Hydrock helps PegasusLife secure Decision Notice for their latest development

Hydrock has been instrumental in helping PegasusLife to secure a ‘Decision Notice to Grant’ planning permission for a 118-unit assisted living development in Portishead, North Somerset.PegasusLife is a specialist developer on a mission t...

15th December, 2015

Hydrock appointed as M&E engineer for new 22-storey building in Plymouth

Our M&E team in Plymouth has been appointed by Kier to deliver the detailed design for the building services for a new 22-storey student accommodation scheme in Plymouth.At 78m high, Beckley Court will dwarf the city’s current talles...

08th December, 2015

New technology and logistics centre completed for Rolls-Royce Motor Cars

Hydrock has delivered multi-disciplinary engineering services for a new 30,000 sq m, £40m technology and logistics centre for Rolls-Royce Motor Cars in West Sussex.Working closely with both the developer, Bericote, and the contractor McL...

02nd December, 2015

St Modwen appoints Hydrock on Phase 4 of the Locking Parklands development

Hydrock has been appointed by St Modwen to begin a pre-planning appraisal for Phase 4 of the Locking Parklands scheme near Weston-super-Mare, in addition to our continuing work on Phase 3.Locking Parklands is a £400m scheme to transform ...

28th October, 2015

Rapid growth of Hydrock's new office in Cardiff points to buoyant construction market

Hydrock is celebrating a first year of rapid growth in Cardiff which accelerated during the summer with six additional staff joining the Cathedral Road office.Having established a fully multi-disciplinary team in less than 12 months that...

26th October, 2015

Hydrock appointed by John Sisk & Son Ltd to deliver works on Manchester Life development

Hydrock has been appointed by John Sisk and Son for the detailed design work on Manchester Life Development Company's New Union Street development in East Manchester.Having been granted planning permission in July 2015, the New Union Str...

01st October, 2015

The case for nuclear safety

This article is authored by Jennifer Richards, Managing Director of Hydrock NMCL. It was originally published in Infrastructure Intelligence and is reproduced here with their kind permission.With a 20-year gap since the last active new b...

30th July, 2015

Dave Bathurst appointed as Associate Director to our infrastructure business

Dave Bathurst has joined Hydrock as an Associate Director in our Infrastructure business, based at our office in Almondsbury, near Bristol.With 25 years of experience in consulting engineering, Dave has led the infrastructure design on a...

24th July, 2015

Acoustic engineering capability further strengthens Hydrock's building design services

Hydrock has further strengthened its building design services through the appointment of Ric Hampton as Principle Engineer to deliver acoustic engineering services.Ric is based within Hydrock’s Building Performance Engineering (BPE) team...

02nd July, 2015

New appointment boosts Hydrock's transportation team in South Wales

Hydrock is further increasing its presence in South Wales with the appointment of a new transportation consultant.David Chapman has joined our southern transportation team as Principal Consultant and is based in Hydrock’s Cardiff office....