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Your home or company’s own supply of water from your land, free of chemicals or additives and achieved with the minimum of disruption.

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Ideal where traditional soakaways won’t work or traditional drainage is too costly. Quickly constructed using advanced technology.

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Can be installed under roads, buildings etc. Unaffected by temperature changes & more efficient than other closed loop collector systems.

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Environmentally friendly geothermal heat exchange system. Total project management, from drilling to underfloor heating installation.

A specialist in Water Boreholes

Nicholls Boreholes is a highly experienced borehole drilling company having drilled well over 1100 boreholes to date. We supply, install and maintain  water boreholes, vertical ground source heat pump (GSHP) boreholes, ground source heat pump systems and deep bore soakaways for houses and businesses and, more recently, cathodic protection boreholes. We deliver a uniquely comprehensive service with our own in-house team undertaking every aspect of your project from site survey to final checks and aftercare service. We are MCS accredited installers of Ground Source Heat Pumps giving you access to Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) Payments. RHI is a financial support scheme which will provide long-term financial incentives for installations of renewable technologies which generate heat. For GSHPs this includes the installation of underfloor heating if required.

We are a specialist, family-run borehole drilling business and combine fully qualified and highly experienced staff with state of the art machinery to ensure an efficient service in most locations and geologies. Our borehole driller equipment is designed to access sites of all sizes with minimum impact or disruption, whether they are golf courses, leisure facilities, agricultural, commercial or residential land. A particular area of expertise is water borehole drilling. Investing in a water borehole can save money, reduce carbon emissions and add value to property.

Our borehole drillers cover a large area of the South, including West Sussex, Surrey, Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, London, Kent, Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Middlesex and other areas of the UK and have drilled in Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex.

  •  Latest News

     AUGUST 2016: Nicholls Boreholes install Stiebel Eltron 13kW open-loop Ground Source Heat Pump in West Sussex

    Nicholls Boreholes install a Stiebel Eltron 13kW open-loop Ground Source Heat Pump System for large family home in West Sussex. This system provides both hot water and heating through the under floor heating and also heats the indoor/outdoor swimming pool.  Read more>

     

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     JULY2016: Nicholls Boreholes drill 205m deep steel lined water borehole for a private school.

    Nicholls Boreholes have just finished installing a 205m deep steel lined water borehole for a top private school in Oxshott, Surrey.  Read more>

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     JUNE 2016:   Nicholls Raising Money for British Heart Foundation

    Nicholls Boreholes and Nicholls Countryside Countryside Construction Limited teamed up for the annual London to Brighton bike ride and raised a fantastic £805.00 for British Heart Foundation.  Read more>

    photo for May 2016 newsMAY 2016:   176M WATER BOREHOLE IN SOUTH DOWNS NATIONAL PARK POWERED BY SOLAR PANELS

    Nicholls Boreholes have just drilled and installed a 176m water abstraction borehole in the South Downs National Park which will be run off a solar panel system to be installed by Nicholls soon.  This was for a private Client who wanted a private water supply for his livestock.

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    APRIL 2016:  OFGEM INCREASE IN DOMESTIC & NON-DOMESTIC RHI TARRIFF

    As Nicholls Boreholes is MCS accredited for Ground Source Heat Pumps, their customers are eligible to claim for the Government’s Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) and OFGEM have confirmed the latest rates for the domestic and non-domestic RHI which will apply to applications submitted from 1st April 2016.  Read more>

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    MARCH 2016: NICHOLLS ATTEND GROUND SOURCE HEAT PUMP TRAINING EVENT IN GERMANY

    In March 2016, Stiebel Eltron held a 3 day Ground Source Heat Pump training event in Holzminden, Germany and as approved suppliers Nicholls Boreholes were invited to attend.  This included Ben Nicholls, Managing Director and Tom Giersz, Design Engineer.  Read more>

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    FEBRUARY 2016: GSHPS SERVICE AGREEMENT FOR EAST SUSSEX HOLIDAY PROPERTY

    Following the installation of Ground Source Heat Pump Systems (GSHPs) for a rural holiday development at Robertsbridge, on the East Sussex/Kent border, the client asked Nicholls Boreholes to put in place annual service … Read more>

  • TESTIMONIALS

    GSHP’s – Alresford, Nr Winchester, Hampshire

    GSHP HampshireI am very pleased that we made the decision to use Nicholls Boreholes. Our project was complex requiring great attention to detail, patience and team work with our other contractors and in all of these areas the Nicholls’ team excelled. They were also excellent in dealing with problems and in their service once the system was installed to make sure it was working optimally. I would certainly recommend them.’  Mr Ashley Whittome, October 2015
    2014-11-19T14:43:23+00:00
    ‘ I am very pleased that we made the decision to use Nicholls Boreholes. Our project was complex requiring great attention to detail, patience and team work with our other contractors and in all of these areas the Nicholls’ team … Continue reading

    Boreholes GSHP – Keston

    Keston-carousel‘We have had the GSHP and Water borehole for over three years and it is the best decision we made during our new build.We strongly recommend Nicholls as an installer and perhaps more importantly they continue to be available for any customer support queries following this. Within reason and by arrangement, we would be available for queries.’   Mr Ian Andrews, Oct 2014
    2014-11-19T14:44:38+00:00
    ‘We have had the GSHP and Water borehole for over three years and it is the best decision we made during our new build.We strongly recommend Nicholls as an installer and perhaps more importantly they continue to be available for … Continue reading

    Soakaways – Balfour Beatty

    Balfour Beatty'The Nicholls team were incredibly helpful and positive in their approach. Ben Nicholls picked up the project when our professional design team were unable to agree on a solution to our groundwater evacuation challenges. The pressurised soakaway solution was innovative and impressed everyone involved in the project. I cannot recommend Nicholls highly enough. One of the best Subcontractors we have ever worked with.’  Chris Moss, Balfour Beatty, October 2014

     

     
    2014-11-19T14:45:33+00:00
    ‘The Nicholls team were incredibly helpful and positive in their approach. Ben Nicholls picked up the project when our professional design team were unable to agree on a solution to our groundwater evacuation challenges. The pressurised soakaway solution was innovative and … Continue reading

    Water Boreholes – Access Utilities

    AccentUtilities_Logo'We have employed Nicholls Boreholes on many occasions over the last 3 years to install water boreholes for us for both private and commercial installations. We have been very happy with the comprehensive service that they supply and will be using them again. I have no hesitation in recommending their services to others'.

    Steve Dwyer, Access Utilities, September 2015
    2014-11-19T14:46:30+00:00
    ‘We have employed Nicholls Boreholes on many occasions over the last 3 years to install water boreholes for us for both private and commercial installations. We have been very happy with the comprehensive service that they supply and will be … Continue reading

    Ground Source Heat Pump Project, Waterlooville

    Testimonial-GSHP Williams'I selected Nicholls Boreholes on recommendation, but mainly because all parts of the operation were carried out by this one company. Their professionalism throughout, from the MD Ben Nicholls to every operative was brilliant and it was a joy to come across a British firm providing such a service. I highly recommend them and would be prepared to discuss my experience with any new customers.'

    PG Williams 02392 255987 or garry.manda@btinternet.com
    2016-02-25T10:46:52+00:00
    ‘I selected Nicholls Boreholes on recommendation, but mainly because all parts of the operation were carried out by this one company. Their professionalism throughout, from the MD Ben Nicholls to every operative was brilliant and it was a joy to … Continue reading

    22kw GSHP – working beyond our expectations…

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    I have recently had Nicholls install a huge deep bore system in my new build home to provide all hot water and heating. From the first moment I met Ben, the owner of the company, I have been impressed with their professionalism, courtesy and capabilities.  Without exception, every single member of their Team has exuded these qualities.  Now the system is in and up and running, it is working beyond our expectations and I would thoroughly recommend them as a company if you are considering using natural resources within your home or offices.

    Mr Andrew Newton, Laughton, Lewes.  March 2016
    2016-04-07T14:54:55+00:00
    I have recently had Nicholls install a huge deep bore system in my new build home to provide all hot water and heating. From the first moment I met Ben, the owner of the company, I have been impressed with … Continue reading
  • Contact Us

    We are happy to answer any questions you may have regarding your project and to send a copy of our latest brochure. Call us on 01403 820750 or send an email.