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 Clerks of Works services so that you can be sure it is the very best it can be.

Our Head Office personnel who make this happen:

Hickton Group personnel

Tony Mobbs

Tony Mobbs

Group Managing Director, BA (Hons) Dip Arch RIBA FFB

My work background:
I have been an architect in private practice all my career working mainly with Yorkshire practices as part of multidisciplinary businesses or bespoke architectural companies. I gained a lot of experience working with different teams on many exciting projects in education, leisure, commercial, residential and health. It’s always interesting to see how different disciplines view and respond to challenges.

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Becci Clayton

Becci Hanson

Office & HR 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 Office & HR Manager and PA to Tony Mobbs, as well as being the company secretary for both Hickton and BRCS.

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Kathy Clarke

Kathy Clarke

Head of Marketing, DipM 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 three years and owner of Mobius Marketing for nine years.

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Emma Holt

Marketing Executive, BA DipM MCIM

My work background:
I’m a member of the CIM with twenty-three years’ experience in Sales, Marketing and Business Development gained mainly from the Construction Industry with some experience gained in other sectors.

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Kirsty Arnold

Digital Marketing Executive, ACIM

My work background:

I began my career in a Business Administration role as an apprentice at the age of 16 for a business advice company where I held several positions. I progressed to a Customer Services Officer, which involved me speaking to and retaining over a thousand businesses in the membership department, as well as assisting the marketing team which lead to me becoming the Marketing & Communications Officer on a full-time basis. I am an associate member of the CIM with over 4 years’ marketing experience.

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John Rudge

Regional Manager (South West and Wales) BA (Hons), B Arch (Hons), RIBA

My work background:

I qualified as a Chartered Architect in 1976 and practiced at various firms and their offices in Nottingham, London, Birmingham, Cardiff, Hong Kong and Muscat and I gained a lot of experience in hospitals, offices and headquarters, performing arts and conference venues, defence projects, apartments and hotels. I’ve also held partnerships and directorships in design and management roles of major projects.

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Sophie Brading

Business Development Consultant (South West and Wales)

My work background:

I have 20 years of Sales, Marketing and Business Development experience gained through working for a variety of organisations within the Construction Industry.

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Susie Davies

Customer Service Administrator (South West and Wales)

My work background:

I have over five years experience of working for Lloyds bank in a variety of roles gaining experience in complaints, finance, administration and redress. For the last two years I have been working for Aulton Architecture dealing with accounts, administration and customer relations.

With sport, being a major party of my life, I am a fully qualified baby and pre-school swimming teacher and I teach part-time.

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Hickton Personnel

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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Cally Graseley

Bid Manager

My work background:

I have worked within tendering teams for over 11 years across different sectors including utilities, technology, energy and housing maintenance. I discovered tendering from a 2-day temporary position which has turned into 11 years so far! I started out in a Bid Co-Ordination role progressing to a Senior Business Writer shortly afterwards and have spent the last 6 years in a Bid Management role.

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Kelly Smith

Bid Writer

My work background:

I have worked within the construction industry for over 17 years, predominately within the residential sector.  I have undertaken various roles throughout my career and my construction background began whilst being employed within the technical department for a large house builder. My career progressed into business development and tendering which comprised sourcing new opportunities, liaising with clients and preparing and submitting qualitative tender documentation.

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Aaron Jones

Resource Manager

My work background:

I have over five years’ experience working in the recruitment sector. In my previous role I worked as Recruitment Branch Contracts Manager/Multi-Site Contracts Manager working on contracts for Next, DHL and Debenhams. Prior to that I worked as a Revenue & Benefits Finance Officer for 8 years at Doncaster M.B.C and a Key Account Underwriter for a year at Close Brothers.

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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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Emily Jones

Emily Jones

Office and HR Co-ordinator and PA to Jonathan King

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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Chelsea Green

Administration and Resource Assistant

My work background:

My previous roles before joining Hickton include administration in Human Resources, Construction and Customer service. I undertook an apprenticeship within Barnsley College’s Human Resources department and then moved to a construction company working on the service desk as administration support. Within 3 months I was promoted to Building Co-ordinator and managing the daily diaries of 25 engineers.

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Leoni Parks


My work background:

My first role was at a temporary GP practice as the receptionist. I then started an apprenticeship working within the NHS at Rotherham Hospital as apprentice administrator, and after five months of starting the apprenticeship I was promoted to a permanent job role as an administrator. These jobs have helped me gain confidence working with new people and in new surroundings which will help me for my future.

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BRCS Personnel

Andrew Bullen

Director, 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 Phillips

Business 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 City. Another nine years working for a mortgage broker based in South Yorkshire and then a short spell working in education. My next move was into construction.

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Andrew Pearson

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

My work background:

I have approaching 20 years experience working within the Building Control sector and I am currently a Chartered Member of the Chartered Association of Building Engineers. I have extensive knowledge, experience and understanding of the industry, the Building Regulations and relevant associated legislation. During this time, I have enjoyed periods of employment in both private and public Building Control sectors. Such experience has provided me with an opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects that range in complexity, while appreciating the common need to provide a cost effective, customer focused service.

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Simon Grindle

Senior Building Control Surveyor & Project Manager, MRICS C.Build E FCABE

My work background:

I have nearly 30 years of construction industry experience working for both public and more recently private sector Building Control bodies. Prior to joining the private sector, I was a Building Control Surveyor for Barnsley Council Metropolitan Borough Council – a position I held for 18 years.

I am a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Association of Building Engineers.

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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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Su Batt

Su Batt

Project 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

Project 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


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.