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Hydrock is a multidisciplinary consultancy and specialist remediation contractor providing services for construction, infrastructure and the environment throughout the UK.

Hydrock operates nationally from offices located in Bristol, Birmingham, Camborne, Cardiff, Gloucester, Manchester, Sheffield, Northampton, Plymouth, Stoke-on-Trent, Taunton, Guildford and Woking. The company employs over 400 people.

Limited Company
HeadquartersBristol United Kingdom 11 Offices Nationwide

Company Structure

Hydrock Group Ltd

Hydrock Group Ltd consists of two companies; Hydrock Consultants Ltd and Hydrock Contracting Ltd.

Hydrock Consultants Ltd

Hydrock Consultants Ltd, which was formed in 1995, provides multidisciplinary consultancy services to both the public and private sectors.

Hydrock Consultants Ltd acquired the structural engineering practice Structures1 in 2008, which was renamed Hydrock Structures1 and provides both civil and structural engineering services to a number of different sectors.

In 2009 Hydrock Consultants Ltd acquired Byways & Highways Ltd, delivering transport engineering services across the UK.

Hydrock Contracting Ltd

Hydrock Contracting Ltd, which was formed in 1996, provides contaminated land and groundwater remediation services.

Hydrock Contracting Ltd also operates a soil treatment centre in West Hythe, Kent known as reM20.

The reM20 plant began operations in April 2011 with Environment Agency approval. The plant provides clients with an alternative to disposing of contaminated soils without sending them to landfill.

In 2013, Hydrock acquired the specialist remediation contracting company, QDS Environmental.

Market Sectors

  • Commercial and Leisure

  • Defence

  • Energy

  • Extraction Industries

  • Health and Education

  • Industrial

  • Public Sector

  • Regeneration

  • Residential


  • Building Services Design

  • Civil Engineering

  • Environmental Services

  • Flood Risk Assessment

  • Geotechnics

  • Infrastructure / Highways Engineering

  • Land Quality Issues

  • Structural Engineering

  • Specialist Contracting

  • Traffic and Transportation

  • Land and Groundwater Remediation


Ground Engineering Awards 2013

Highly Commended in the Contractor of the Year category.

Gold RoSPA Health and Safety Award

Awarded for remediation works at Hinkley Point C

Construction News Awards 2013

Ground Engineering Specialist of the Year award

Construction Excellence Awards 2012

Shortlisted for the award for Best Application of the CL:AIRE Definition of Waste Code of Practice.

Brownfield Briefing Awards 2012

Highly commended for best in-situ remediation technologies.

Bristol Civic Society Environmental Award

For the Saints Gate residential project

RIBA Regional Awards 2012

Excellence in Architecture Awards for Kings College Library, Taunton,

NCE / ACE Consultants of the Year Award 2012

Highly Commended

RICS South West Awards 2011

'Building Conservation Award' for Mills Bakery.

Almshouses Association‘Patrons Award’ (2011) [1]

In recognition of the refurbishment work undertaken at Chapel House, St Johns Hospital in Bath.

Construction News Awards (2011) [2]

Hydrock Consultants Ltd was shortlisted for the ‘Tomorrows Company’ award.

Ground Engineering Awards (2011)

Short Listed for the Product Innovation Award for Remediation Contracting.

RICS South West Awards (2011) [3]

Hydrock Structures1 has been awarded the Building Conservation Award for Mills Bakery.

The Brick Awards (2011) [4]

Hydrock Structures1 has been shortlisted for Best Building for Kings College.

Best Companies (2010) [5]

Hydrock was awarded 2-stars in the Best Companies employee engagement accreditation scheme.

BREEAM (2010) [6]

Hydrock Structures1 has won a 2010 BREEAM award for Ystrad Mynach College, Wales.

Building for Life Awards (2010) [7]

Hydrock has been awarded two Building for Life Awards 2010 by the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) and the Home Builders Federation. The award was given to Hydrock for the Mills Bakery and Robinson Building projects which won a Gold Standard and Silver Standard respectively.

Civic Trust Awards (2010)

Hydrock Structures1 has won four Civic Trust Awards for different projects including the 2010 award for Stanbrook Abbey.

Considerate Constructors Scheme (2010) [1]

Hydrock won silver and gold awards for its work on the Combe Down Stone Mines, Bath.

Daily Telegraph British Homes Awards (2010) [1]

The Hydrock project at Mills Bakery won the ‘Conversion Development of the Year’ title and Hanham Hall took the ‘Housing Project of the Year’ award.

Ground Engineering Awards (2010) [1]

Hydrock was ‘Highly Commended’ for the Health & Safety award for the Combe Down Stone Mines, Bath project.

Local Authority Building Control Awards (2010) Hydrock earned a commendation in the LABC Awards category for ‘Best Small Commercial Development’, a finalist place in the ‘Best Sustainable Development Category’ and was outright winner of the ‘Best Technical Development Category’.

RIBA (2010) [1]

Hydrock Structures1 has won a 2010 RIBA South West region award, for its Mills Bakery Project.

RoSPA Awards (2010) [1] Hydrock has been awarded a Silver Award by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, for the Combe Down Stone Mines Stabilisation Project, Bath.

Specialist Construction Awards (2010) [1] Hydrock was ‘Highly Commended’ in the Ground Engineering Category.

Sunday Time 100 Best Companies to Work For (2010, 2009, 2008, 2007 & 2006) [1] Hydrock was ranked 23rd in the 2010 list, 13th in the 2009 list, 4th in the 2008 list, 5th in the 2007 list and 12th in the 2006 Small companies list.


Achilles[1]Hydrock has been assessed and approved for registration on the Achilles Supplier Network and is registered with the UVDB Verify Qualification Scheme for the Utilities Sector, and has passed the audit level Verify Category B2.
Certificate of Registration Under the Control of Pollution Act[1]-controlled waste.
CHAS[1]Hydrock is accredited with the Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme.
Constructionline[2]Hydrock is registered with Constructionline (previously called NQS), which is a register of companies pre-qualified to work for public sector organisations.
EnvironmentHydrock has been assessed and approved by Lloyds Register Quality Assurance to the Environmental Standard BS EN ISO 14001:2004 (UKAS approved)
Exor Management Services[2]Hydrock has been assessed and approved for Gold Level Accreditation on the Exor Approved Supplier Database for public sector.
Health and SafetyHydrock’s Health & Safety systems are assessed and approved by Lloyds Register Quality Assurance to BS OHSAS 18001:2007 (UKAS Approved).
Investors In People[2]Hydrock has achieved the Investors In People Standard.
NHBC SafemarkHydrock has been accredited with Safemark, NHBC’s health & safety competence assessment scheme.
Quality AssuranceHydrock has been assessed and approved by Lloyds Register Quality Assurance to BS EN 9001:2008 (UKAS Approved).
Radon[2]Hydrock Consultants Ltd is on the Radon Council Register of Approved Consultants.


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