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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...

5th December, 2016

Planning approval secured for new UKHO office

As part of AHR’s project team, Hydrock has delivered a range of multi-disciplinary engineering services to help secure planning for the new UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) building at Admiralty Way, Taunton.Designed by architects, AHR, the...

22nd November, 2016

Hydrock named Best Business Partner at leading aviation awards

Hydrock celebrated being named Best Business Partner at last night’s Airport Operators Association (AOA) awards for our role as a trusted advisor to Bristol Airport, supporting their ongoing expansion with multi-disciplinary engineering ...

3rd November, 2016

Basements - avoid the pitfalls

In heavily urbanised areas such as London and the south-east, going underground can dramatically increase the commercial value of a development. However, the complexities of basement design are often out-weighed by the risks that arise b...

1st November, 2016

Appointed by Yorkshire-based Kirklees College on new campus developments

One of the biggest colleges in the country has appointed Hydrock to undertake work on two of its latest landmark campus developments.  Kirklees College in Yorkshire has multiple learning centres across the Kirklees area following the mer...

7th October, 2016

Delivering key infrastructure assessments for proposed strategic rail freight interchange

Hydrock has been appointed by Ashfield Land to deliver key aspects of the pre-planning work for Rail Central, a proposed new Strategic Rail Freight Interchange (SRFI) with associated logistics/warehouse buildings in Northamptonshire.Rail...

30th September, 2016

Hydrock appointed to proposed major Cardiff Bay regeneration scheme

Ambitious plans for a mixed-use regeneration development for Cardiff Bay have been announced, and Hydrock is on the team to deliver early stage design.The proposals for the Dolffin Quay scheme include hundreds of residential units includ...

23rd September, 2016

The private rented sector: can engineering create value?

The story goes that the kings of Siam gifted white elephants to courtiers they disliked, ruining them with the financial burden that came with maintaining such a creature.Nobody wants a white elephant.The Private Rented Sector (PRS) - th...

1st September, 2016

Matt Hilton steps up as Managing Director of Hydrock Consultants Ltd

Hydrock is delighted to confirm that current Board Director, Dr Matt Hilton, has taken on greater responsibility for the overall development of the business in a new role as Managing Director of Hydrock Consultants Ltd.Working with the c...

11th August, 2016

Hydrock’s highways and infrastructure advice helps secure planning approval for 345,000 sq ft industrial unit at CORE 42

Hydrock has acted as a key advisor to Hodgetts Estates to secure planning permission from North Warwickshire Planning & Development Board for their CORE 1 bigbox unit at CORE 42 in the Midlands. The CORE 1 unit will be 345,414 sq ft ...

25th July, 2016

Hydrock instructed as designers for landmark £21m Great Western Academy, Swindon

Hydrock has been instructed by BAM Construction to provide mechanical and electrical, and civil and structural engineering services for the proposed new £21 million building for Great Western Academy (GWA) in Swindon. Commissioned by the...

28th June, 2016

Hydrock proud to be a signatory to CIHT’s Diversity and Inclusion Charter

Launched on National Women in Engineering Day on 23rd June 2016, Hydrock is proud to be one of the first signatories to the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation’s (CIHT) Diversity and Inclusion Charter. The Charter aims t...