People

A team dedicated to delivering quality construction projects

We are a dedicated team with passion, drive and a focus to be the best that we can be in our industry. We work collaboratively and share new ideas with a view to continuously improve our service offer to you so that you can be sure it is the very best it can be.

Our Head Office personnel who make this happen:

Hickton Group


Tony Mobbs

Tony Mobbs

Managing Director, BA (Hons) Dip Arch RIBA FFB

My work background:
I qualified as a Chartered Architect in 1981 and practiced at various companies in the Lake District, Manchester, Huddersfield, Leeds and Bradford. I gained a lot of experience in schools, housing, hospitals, offices, apartments and blacksmith conversions, had various directorships, design and management roles.

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Becci Clayton

Becci Hanson

Office Manager and PA to Tony Mobbs

My work background:
I started as a Sales Assistant and Customer Service Assistant at 16. I then undertook administration and secretarial roles and worked my way to my current role as PA and Office Manager as well as being the company secretary for both Hickton and BRCS.

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Kathy Clarke

Kathy Clarke

Marketing and Business Development Manager, MCIM

My work background:
I’m a member of the CIM with 22 years’ sales, marketing and business development experience gained from working for various marketing and design agencies. Before joining our team, I was a Company Director at a graphic design company for five years and owner of Mobius Marketing for nine years.

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Hickton


Jonathan King

Jon King

Operations Manager

My work background:
I have over 21 years’ site and office-based experience in the construction industry, a bricklayer by trade with time spent in senior level construction recruitment and a separate challenge of rehabilitating ex-offenders back into work.

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Laura Mitchell

Laura Bradshaw

Commercial Manager, BSc (Hons) CIAT

My work background:
I studied part-time at Sheffield Hallam University whilst working in an architects practice for five years to gain my BSc Hons in Architectural Technology. Just over five years ago I made the switch into Bid Management for Hickton and have recently been promoted to the senior management role of Commercial Manager.

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James Duerden

James Duerden

Resource and Marketing Assistant

My work background:
Starting with a retail background during the early part of my life, I dived into a fast-paced and busy working environment within a large store with many responsibilities and goals. I strived towards effective customer loyalty and satisfaction which I’ve now adapted in my new role here.

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Stevileigh Evans

Resource Administrator

My work background:

I have over five years’ experience within business administration and have completed both Level 2 and 3 NVQ in Business Administration within previous employment – where I have held similar administrative roles.

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Karen Sanders

Karen Sanders

Bid Support Executive

My work background:
I started with Hickton in 2013 and completed my apprenticeship in business administration. Since completing it I have worked in various departments within the business including marketing, business development and tendering.

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Emily Jones

Emily Jones

Customer Services Administrator

My work background:
I started as an apprentice in business and administration at a work programme provider and then moved onto completing an NVQ in customer service within the same company. By gaining these qualifications it has made me more confident and will support me in my new job role within the company.

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Charlotte Cranney

Bid Administrator

My work background:

I started my career in administration as an Apprentice Administration Assistant working for Barnsley Council. Since then I have undertaken customer service and administration roles in recruitment, industrial and education sectors.

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BRCS


Simon Polley

Simon Polley

Managing Director, FCABE MRICS MIFireE

My work background:
Following ten years’ service in local authority, I’d like to say that I’m a leading figure in the field of private sector building control. I’m a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Building Engineers, and a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the Institution of Fire Engineers. Prior to founding the business in 1996, I operated as the Principal Consultant of the Building Regulation Consultancy Service – a position which I held for ten years. As a building regulation consultant and fire safety engineer, the work revolved around the application and interpretation of building regulations, fire precautions and other legislation. I also provided advice and guidance on a vast range of different and complex issues and projects, including Crown properties, large mixed-use and multi-storey buildings.

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Frank Robinson

Frank Robinson

Director, BEng (Hons) C.Build E MCABE MRICS

My work background:

I’m a corporate member of the Chartered Association of Building Engineers, and Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, and hold an honours degree in Fire Engineering. My early career saw me working with a number local authority Building Control sections across East Anglia and in the Home Counties. Then following seven years as a self–employed consultant, working in both the public and private sectors, I became a director of BRCS (Building Control) Ltd in the year 2000.

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Stuart Barry

Stuart Barry

Project Manager & Building Control Surveyor, C.Build E MCABE

My work background:

I am a corporate member of the Chartered Association of Building Engineers, and starting in Building Control in 1970. I have experience working in multiple Local Authorities including rural, urban and city authorities covering all aspects of Building Control from small domestic work to large city hospitals and shopping schemes. I also have experience in safety at sports grounds and care homes. I have worked for BRCS as a consultant for 10 years and joined them full time in April 2017. Prior to joining BRCS, I was Managing Director of the company which provided the roll of Building Control to Rutland County Council for a 10 years period ending March 2017.

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Andrew Bullen

Regional Manager, BSc (Hons) C. Build E FCABE AIFireE

My work background:

I hold a degree in Building Surveying from Sheffield Hallam University and am currently a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Association of Building Engineers and Associate Member of the Institution of Fire Engineers. I have over twenty-nine years of construction industry experience, the last twenty-two working for both public and more recently, private sector Building Control bodies. Prior to joining the private sector, I was the Principal Building Control Surveyor for Barnsley Council Metropolitan Borough Council – a position I held for nearly nine years. However, my long and varied surveying career started as a Building Surveyor producing design schemes for a range of projects, undertaking building surveys and producing planned and preventative maintenance programmes for private surveying practices

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Dawn Moore

Dawn Moore

Office Manager

My work background:
I spent the first 20 years of my working life in the financial sector, 11 years working for the Halifax – a great experience which allowed me to travel around the country living at various locations including London where I worked in the ‘Square Mile’. Another nine years working for a mortgage broker based in South Yorkshire and then a short stint in education. My next move was into construction.

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Su Batt

Su Batt

Adminstrator

My work background:
My working background is mostly in administration, for a whole variety of companies. As a youngster I had no idea what I wanted to be ‘when I grew-up’ and I figured where ever I was in the world I would find office work.

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Cathy Coupe

Cathy Coupe

Administrator

My work background:
I have worked mainly in secretarial and administrative roles. On leaving school I went to work for The DeBeers Group where I stayed for 23 years. I was a Diamond Sorter/Valuer for just over 5 years before I decided to move into an admin role. For the last 11 years at the company I was secretary to the one of the Executive Directors. I have also worked in the Control Room for Essex Police answering emergency calls before moving into the slightly less stressful area of Building Control!

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Sarah Eastwood

Administrator

My work background:

I spent the first five years of my career working in the Education sector for a primary school curriculum provider, where I started as an Apprentice in business. This role gave me a good understanding of office administration and enabled me to develop my skills in most areas of business and administration.

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Site staff

Our site staff are experienced Quality Site Inspectors, Clerks of Works and NEC Supervisors with a range of specialisms in Building, Civil and Structural Engineering, Mechanical & Electrical Engineering, Landscaping and Lifts.

Most began their careers in apprenticeships and have worked their way via traditional industry routes to become experienced and highly-qualified professionals. As national operators, our site personnel are available to attend any location in the UK.