News

04th October, 2018

Construction starts on inland surfing destination, The Wave Bristol

Construction has begun on a visionary inland surfing destination, The Wave Bristol. Hydrock has been involved in the project since 2012, providing a full complement of multidisciplinary engineering services.

03rd October, 2018

Update: Shared Space Schemes guidance from Hydrock

We have updated our earlier guidance note on the implications for shared space schemes following clarification from Government that there has not been a blanket ‘pause’ on the use of level surface.

21st September, 2018

Hydrock helps secure planning for refurbishment of historic Generator Building, Bristol

We provided specialist engineering expertise to Finzels Reach developer, Cubex, for the proposed £12 million renovation of Bristol’s Generator Building into five floors of premium office space, which has now secured planning permission.

19th September, 2018

Lights, camera, action: Shepperton Studios expansion appointment

Hydrock is providing specialist engineering expertise to world renowned Shepperton Studios, part of the Pinewood Studios Group, for a major expansion programme to allow the studio to continue to host production of big blockbuster movies.

10th September, 2018

Civil and structural design underway for new homes on former Nestlé site in west London

Having supported Barratt London to secure planning for nearly 1,400 new homes on the site of a former Nestlé factory in Hayes, west London, Hydrock is now engaged in the engineering design for the new apartments.

06th September, 2018

Hydrock welcomes Paul Fassnidge as BIM Digital Developer

Hydrock is delighted to welcome Paul Fassnidge as BIM Digital Developer as part of our Building Performance Engineering business.

03rd September, 2018

Former BAM UK MD, Richard Bailey joins Hydrock as non-exec Chairman

Hydrock is delighted to announce the appointment of the former UK Managing Director of BAM Construction, Richard Bailey (pictured left) as non-executive Chairman.

16th August, 2018

Don't under-estimate the profit-boosting power of wellbeing

Wellbeing in the built environment. Investing in buildings is investing in people. Read our opinion piece on the benefits designing in wellbeing can bring to your business.

13th August, 2018

Hydrock selected to support construction of new Gulfstream Service Centre

Gulfstream Aerospace, the world’s leading business jet manufacturer, has appointed a project team to deliver a new purpose-built, £30m maintenance, repair and overhaul facility at TAG Farnborough Airport.

09th August, 2018

Steelwork design appointment at New Covent Garden Market

Our structural engineering business has been appointed by VINCI Construction UK to design the steelwork for New Covent Garden Market in Nine Elms, London, within the regeneration area on the South Bank.

06th August, 2018

Hydrock guidance note: Suspension of Shared Surface Schemes

The recently published Inclusive Transport Strategy: Achieving equal access for disabled people recommends that developments of shared space schemes are paused while the new guidance is reviewed and updated. Read our thought piece on wha...

01st August, 2018

Ross Adams joins Hydrock in Southampton as a geotechnical specialist

Hydrock is delighted to welcome Ross Adams as Principal Geotechnical Engineer within our Land Quality business in Southampton.