News

12th April, 2017

What should we be looking for in a BIM professional, and how do we find them?

Recruitment has always been a challenge within the engineering sector. Traditionally, the drawing production role has been fulfilled by technical staff that have developed an eye for presentation, and the design and analysis role has alw...

11th April, 2017

Hydrock wins RoSPA Gold Medal and multiple Gold awards for fifth consecutive year

Hydrock has won a prestigious Gold Medal award for its continued outstanding approach to health and safety from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), as well as four further awards for the company’s divisions.The RoS...

31st March, 2017

The General leads the way in award short-lists

Two major schemes led by our Bristol and Plymouth structural engineering teams are short-listed in the high profile south-west Michelmores Property Awards.Our work for City & Country at The General in Bristol (pictured above), and ou...

21st March, 2017

Short-listed for three NCE100 awards

Hydrock has been short-listed for three awards by New Civil Engineer in their 2017 NCE100 Companies of the Year Awards.Now in its second year the NCE100 seek to recognise firms that are leading the way in areas that are critical to deliv...

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...

7th 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...

6th 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. ...

1st 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...

8th 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 ...

6th 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...