tempWater Boreholes

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

tempDeep Bore Soakaways

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

tempBoreholes For Ground Source Heat Pumps

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

tempGround Source Heat Pump Systems

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 that supplies, installs and maintains 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.

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  • TESTIMONIALS

    GSHP’s – Robertsbridge East Sussex

    Robertsbridge, East Sussex-carouselIn 2010 Nicholls Boreholes supplied and installed a ground source heat pump system with boreholes and underfloor heating for our holiday cottages and spa. They then returned in 2011 to supply and install a ground source heat pump system with boreholes for our main house. They also drilled and installed a water borehole and filtration system to provide water to our whole property.We have been very pleased with the professional service that we were given. The heat pump works extremely well and we would have no problem in recommending them to other customers.’   Jane Petkovic, Sept 2011
    2014-11-19T14:43:23+00:00
    In 2010 Nicholls Boreholes supplied and installed a ground source heat pump system with boreholes and underfloor heating for our holiday cottages and spa. They then returned in 2011 to supply and install a ground source heat pump system with … 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 – Worthing Clinic

    Worthing-clinic‘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, Project Manager, Balfour Beatty - Jan 2013
    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 – Manor House in Hampshire

    Manor house-carousel'Nicholls Boreholes drilled and installed a water borehole, and subsequently installed pumping and filtration equipment to provide water to our property. We are extremely happy with the really fantastic job they have done. The system is working exceptionally well and has been trouble-free; and the water quality is fantastic. Work was carried out on schedule, and the site was left in a tidy condition. We could not be happier, and would highly recommend Nicholls Boreholes.’ Jan 2013
    2014-11-19T14:46:30+00:00
    ‘Nicholls Boreholes drilled and installed a water borehole, and subsequently installed pumping and filtration equipment to provide water to our property. We are extremely happy with the really fantastic job they have done. The system is working exceptionally well and … 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.