News

20th February, 2019

Acoustics expertise supports plans for Manchester Waters Phase Two

Acting for Turley, our acoustics team is supporting plans for the development of phase two of Peel’s Manchester Waters scheme on the south-western corner of Pomona Island, close to the Salford Quays and Media City developments.

12th February, 2019

Short-listed for two NCE100 awards in 2019

We’ve been short-listed as a finalist in two categories of the 2019 NCE100 Companies of the Year Awards. We are up for ‘Health and Wellbeing Leader of the Year’ and for ‘Impact in Transport’.

30th January, 2019

Changes to Landfill Tax now impact the construction sector

In our factsheet we help developers understand the implications of changes to landfill tax rules, introduced in April 2018 which, under the radar, have extended the scope of landfill tax to impact on the construction sector.

28th January, 2019

Multi-disciplinary team secures £30m leisure scheme planning approval

Hydrock has helped secure full planning approval for Waterside Cornwall, a £30m leisure destination in Bodmin, billed as the largest of its kind in the county, with 118 new eco-lodges and outstanding new facilities.

18th January, 2019

Experienced MEP director joins Hydrock

Anuran Wickramasinghe FCIBSE, an MEP project director with over 30 years’ experience on both UK and international projects has joined Hydrock’s Building Performance Engineering team as a Technical Director.

15th January, 2019

Hydrock supports masterplan for 33-hectare Heysham Gateway in Lancashire

Acting for Robertson, our Manchester-based team has supported the masterplan for the proposed Heysham Gateway development on a 33ha former oil refinery site, advising on ground and environmental risks and transport assessments.

14th January, 2019

Four go to MIPIM 2019

Under the banner of Manchester at MIPIM, Hydrock is sending four members of our team to Cannes in March to network and socialise, talking everything from development feasibility to placemaking, to rowing and brewing.

10th January, 2019

Five construction-sector tech trends for 2019

What are the top tech trends for 2019 in the engineering design and construction sector? We name our top 5, including AI and machine learning, robotics and generative design. And we give a shout out to the importance of smart data usage.

07th January, 2019

Hydrock appointed to national Reallies framework

Hydrock’s Geo and Structures teams have been appointed to the national Reallies framework for consultancy work. The framework supports new build and asset management of existing, predominantly, social housing stock.

03rd January, 2019

Hydrock moves to the Colmore Business District in Birmingham

Hydrock has relocated its office in the Midlands to the Colmore Business District of Birmingham city centre, putting our team at the heart of the property and construction community in Birmingham.

13th December, 2018

Hydrock's specialist reports support high-rise development in Manchester

Acting for planning consultants, Turley, on behalf of Forshaw Land and Property Group, we've delivered a number of specialist studies to support the proposed development of Victoria House, a 23-storey, 158-apartment building.

12th December, 2018

Hydrock identifies development constraints for south Bristol regen area

Hydrock’s engineering teams in Bristol have produced a unique insight into the development constraints that need to be addressed to unlock the next exciting phase of regeneration in Bristol.