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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 t…

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 co…

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 experie…

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 deliveri…

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 Conta…

4th 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 of …

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 that.…

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 EMA…

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 1…

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 de…

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 by …

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 merge…