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Proud sponsors of an Elephant Pump in Africa

Proud sponsors of an Elephant Pump in Africa   Here, at Hickton Quality Control, we are aware...

Cardiac Catheter Labs & Engineering Services Upgrade Phase 2 close to completion

We are excited to be midway through Quality Site Inspections for the Cardiac Catheter Labs &...

Women in Construction: Clerk of Works

To celebrate Women in Construction week, we have caught up with one of our Clerk of Works who...

Recognition for 30 years in business

We are delighted to have been presented with a 30 years’ salute to business by the Barnsley...

Northern Centre of Photography relocated at the University of Sunderland

We are delighted to have been appointed by our long-standing client Identity Consult to provide...

Introducing NOMA, the latest development of 4 Angle Square, Manchester

Development Managers, MEPC Limited have appointed us for the provision of Clerk of Works services...

Granton Station to be converted into a creative and community hub

The Edwardian B-listed former Granton Station, set in the heart of the city’s planned new...

New Appointments with Quartz Project Services

Project Management company, Quartz Project Services have recently appointed us to provide Quality...

Bowburn Primary School close to completion

For the last thirty years, we have provided professional Clerk of Works services across many school...

Launch of The Majestic in the heart of Leeds

The Grade II listed building, in City Square, Leeds, has now completed a three year...

Morgan Lambert and Qualitas Compliance join Hickton Group Ltd

We are excited to announce that Morgan Lambert and Qualitas Compliance have joined Hickton Group...

The University of Sheffield AMRC expand into the North West

We are a leading provider of Quality Site Inspection services providing Clerk of Works and NEC...

Celebrating thirty years of championing quality

We are delighted to be celebrating our thirtieth anniversary! Thirty years providing Quality Site...

Successful completion of The Cedars Academy, Leicester

Long-standing client, Faithful and Gould, appointed us to provide Building and M&E Clerks of...

Completion of three projects for North Star Housing Group

We are delighted to have expanded our relationship with North East based Housing Association, North...

New teaching blocks for Ridgewood High School, Stourbridge

Interserve Group Limited was awarded a contract for £4.4m by the Department of Education to design...

Associate Directorship for two long-standing members of staff

We are overjoyed to announce the internal promotion of our Operations Manager, Jonathan King and...

NEC Supervisor appointed to ‘hello future’ Manchester Museum project

We are delighted to be providing NEC Supervisor services for the expansion scheme for Manchester...

Replacement Cladding projects across the UK

As a leading national provider of Quality Site Inspection services, we are appointed onto...

Detecting and Rectifying Construction Defects

Take a LEVEL-headed approach to independent quality inspections on your construction projects by...

Eden Boys’ Leadership Academy, Bradford

We are a leading national Quality Site Inspection company of almost thirty years in operation...

Broken Wharf House Aparthotel development, London

We have partnered with Gardiner & Theobald for the last fifteen years and are delighted to have...

Durham’s Award-Winning Mountjoy Teaching and Learning Centre

As a leading national Quality Site Inspector, we provide Quality Site Inspection services to diverse...

New Residential units for Kings Gate, Shepshed

As a leading national Quality Site Inspection consultancy, we have a wealth of experience in...

Pennywell Living development reaches phase 3 of residential build

We are pleased to have been appointed by The City of Edinburgh Council to provide Clerk of Works...

Regeneration of Weardale Railway, County Durham

We work on a diverse range of construction projects across all regions of the UK, having over one...

Former Enfield Highway Carnegie Library Building amid revitalisation

Enfield Council, working in partnership with the multi-professional Consultancy Practice, Pick...

Appointed on VITA Student Nottingham to Champion Quality

VITA Nottingham is one of the latest student accommodation developments for Vita Group, who has...

Sheltered Housing Project, in Old Woking

We are delighted to be working with Woking Borough Council, who have appointed us as Clerk of Works...

Transformation for India Buildings, Liverpool

The Grade II-listed property – India Buildings – at the heart of Liverpool is undergoing...

Championing Quality, Compliance and Sustainability in Construction throughout 2020

We announced in March this year that Hickton Group Ltd has successfully expanded its service...

Successful completion of £64m Leeds Skelton Lake Services

We are delighted to have provided Quality Site Inspection services for the construction of this...

Audley Chalfont Dene on the verge of completion

We are pleased to be delivering Building and M&E Clerk of Works services for the final stage of...

Clerk of Works appointed at local Costa Coffee Drive Thru developments

We are excited to be growing our Retail offering across the UK by providing Clerk of Works services...

Award-winning Teesside University Student Life Building, Middlesbrough

Congratulations to all teams involved as the £13.2m Student Life Building at Teesside University is...

Mixed development project at Lowfield Green, York

Having the opportunity to work for nationwide clients as their trusted Clerks of Works provider, is...

New School development for Kidbrooke Park Primary, London

Construction is well underway at Kellaway Road to create a contemporary two-storey building for...

Grade II-listed building to house Kirklees College

Kirklees College has appointed us to provide Building and M&E Clerk of Works services for the...

Critical Fire Safety Concern

This Building defect shows incorrectly filled fire retardant foam. The entire void should be filled...

Multimillion-pound retirement village – Audley Stanbridge Earls, Romsey

The Audley Group acquired a site to build 155 luxury retirement properties and to restore a Grade...

Championing Quality, Compliance and Sustainability in Construction

The last few months have been challenging for lots of businesses across all sectors, including...

Defect identified by Clerk of Works

Our Clerk of Works has identified this bad finish defect of concrete soffit to the mezzanine floor...

Progress images of Leeds College of Building Southbank Campus, Hunslet

Leeds College of Building appointed us to provide Clerk of Works services for the £13-million...

Structural Stability Compromised

This is a defect spotted by our Quality Site Inspector in the shaft wall partition system to riser...

Conversion of Chellow Grange Quarry into Affordable Homes in Bradford, West Yorkshire

As Quality Site Inspectors (Clerks of Works), we inspect and champion quality on many public and...

New Hotel and Aparthotel set for University of Cambridge’s development of Eddington

We are currently undertaking independent inspections on a 18,814 sqm development in Eddington...

Clerk of Works appointed for new £22m fusion energy research facility in Rotherham

We are pleased to be appointed by Harworth Group plc to provide Building Clerk of Works services for...

Duo student housing projects in the Midlands

Our student housing portfolio is growing expeditiously, and we’re pleased to be providing Building...

Quality Inspections for Durham University’s famous Bishop Cosin’s Library

We have been appointed by award-winning national practise, GSSArchitecture, to provide Independent...

Yorkshire’s Cannon Hall Cottages nearing completion

We are pleased to share with you an update to the refurbishment works currently being undertaken at...

An interview with Operations Manager, Jonathan King

Last week we had the opportunity to catch up with our Operations Manager, Jonathan King for...

Student accommodation in Selly Oak, Birmingham successfully completed

We are pleased to have provided Building Clerks of Works for the completed student accommodation at...

Underfloor Heating Pipe Hazard Uncovered

Our M&E Clerk of Work identified this crushed underfloor heating pipe which posed a threat to...

Poorly Installed Central Heating Controller and Light Switch Identified

Too close for comfort? This defect photo shows a poorly installed central heating controller which...

Consultant for the £500m PAGABO framework

We are pleased to confirm that we have been awarded lot 9 of PAGABO’s Professional Services...

Cook Brown Building Control and Cook Brown Energy join Hickton Group

Hickton Group Ltd is excited to announce the addition of Cook Brown Building Control and Cook Brown...

Delivering Quality Science Projects – British Science Week 2020

British Science week, which is run by the British Science Association, celebrates science...

New and improved De Wint Court, Care Home in Lincoln

Works have recently commenced on site with the construction of a new build care home in Lincoln.  We...

Delivering contemporary student accommodation in Middlesbrough

We are thrilled to have been awarded the contract to provide both Build and M&E Clerks of Works...

We employ over 90 Site Inspectors across all regions of the UK

To speak to our technical team about our Quality Site Inspection services, please contact 01226...

Transformation of The Ashton Park Hotel, Lancashire

Our flourishing hotel portfolio spans over two decades, providing quality site inspection services...

Championing quality on-site with independent site inspections

To speak to our technical team, please contact 01226 743959...

Flourishing London Portfolio

Famous for its magnificent buildings, the Palace of Westminster, Tower of London and Westminster...

Collaborating with TADS – Barnsley

The Management team across Hickton and BRCS were delighted to have attended the first of several...

Percy Gee Building & Brookfield Campus Redevelopment

We are thrilled to be appointed as Quality Site Inspectors on behalf of our existing client, Pulse...

Meet Tony Mobbs and John Rudge at MIPIM, Cannes

We are delighted to be attending the 2020 MIPIM event, which takes place from 10th to 13th March, in...

Working on multiple Roomzzz Aparthotels with Parklane Group

Working with award-winning leisure, property development and lettings, The Parklane Group  to...

Modern Community hub at Skegness Tower Gardens

We are providing NEC Supervisory services for the £1.5m new-build modern community hub which is...

Roof track inspection

We were brought in retrospectively after the project had completed. The entire roof had been...

Lime staining brickwork

Lime staining is free lime, generally from mortar, which has been washed from the mortar joints on...

Common efflorescence

Common efflorescence is the visible occurrence of salts on the face of the brickwork. Soluble salts...

Video highlights of 2019

Video highlights of 2019...

Poor quality brickwork

This defect shows the poor quality of brickwork installation on a project...

Perpend joints outside of tolerances

Classic build defect showing the perpend joints outside of tolerances, which is neither...

Missing fire stopping

A classic defect picture taken on-site where the fire stopping detail was missing. This is dangerous...

Double Door Handle Installation Oversight: A Potential Finger Trap Hazard

The handles of this door were installed in between our inspections. This poor handle design on a...

Misuse of a Roof Step-Over as a Support

This defect relates to a step over installed by a main contractor on a roof.  It’s intention is to...

Lavae infected turf

The main contractor had turf delivered without checking the origin and the quality of the material...

Large air blisters

The pre-formed insulated walls for the buildings were made from a powder coated sheeting pinned to a...

Don’t get stung by poor quality

An example of an M&E defect – an external balcony light which has been professionally installed...

Collectively stepping our way across 100 marathons for charity

We are an energetic and charitable bunch and despite the cold, wintery weather, our competitive...

Northumberland’s Iconic Ponteland Schools and Leisure Development

Appointed by Northumberland County Council, we are providing Building Clerks of Works services for...

Grade A Office Development – Unity Square, Nottingham

We are pleased to be working with real estate advisors, Avison Young, providing Clerks of Works...

The Airfields, Deeside, North Wales

We are happy to be providing Civil Site Inspections on behalf of Praxis Real Estate Management...

Working with Robinson Low Francis on multiple developments

Having first started working with Robinson Low Francis – an independent cost and property...

Aldi Superstore at New Bolton Woods, West Yorkshire

As one of the nation’s leading Quality Site Inspection consultancies, our mission is to help improve...

State-of-the-art facility of High Tunstall College of Science, Hartlepool

We are happy to be involved in bringing High Tunstall College of Science a brand-new lease of life...

Awards ceremony with South Yorkshire Community Foundation

Kindness comes in many forms and it is always a pleasure to see positive results of so many great...

Don’t let spelling defects compromise quality

Quality Site Inspectors detect a wide range of defects before they compromise quality for end user...

Incorrectly fitted appliances are both dangerous and inaccessible

Quality Site Inspectors detect a wide range of defects before they compromise quality for end user...

Championing Quality in Construction

Speak to the team on 01226 743959 or visit our website...

Back to college at Barnsley’s Old Mill Lane campus

Appointed in 2018 by our existing client of over 10 years, Turner & Townsend, we have provided...

We assure the highest level of quality service

Speak to the team on 01226 743959 or visit our website...

Grade II Listed Science Gallery, London

Located at London’s iconic London Bridge opposite the stunning 95-storey skyscraper, The Shard, is...

Supporting Ronald McDonald House Charities’ 10th Manchester Gala 2019

Our long-standing client Ronald McDonalds House Charities are hosting their 10th Manchester Gala on...

Two new innovative projects with Teesside University

We are delighted to be appointed by our existing client, Teesside University, to provide Clerks of...

Huddersfield University’s State-of-the-art Barbara Hepworth Building

Having been delighted to be involved throughout the construction of the University of Huddersfield’s...

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