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June 2017: OFGEM Increase in Domestic RHI Tarriff

As Nicholls Boreholes is MCS accredited for Ground Source Heat Pumps, our customers are eligible to claim for the Government’s Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) and OFGEM have confirmed the latest rates for the domestic RHI. The new rates for the Domestic RHI are as follows:- Ground Source Heat Pumps – 19.64p/kWh (up from 19.55/kWh) Read more>

 

May 2017: Nicholls Boreholes Drill a 210 Metre Water Borehole With Solar Panels For Nature Reserve Near Chichester

In February 2017 Kier Services, part of the Kier Group, contracted Nicholls Boreholes to drill and install a 210 metre water borehole at Kingsley Vale National Nature Reserve to provide irrigation for their cattle troughs. Read more>

 

February 2017: Nicholls Boreholes On TV!

On 5th January 2017 Ben Nicholls, Director of Nicholls Boreholes was interviewed on Channel 4’s The Restoration Man presented by George Clarke. Read more>

 

January 2017: OFGEM Increase in Domestic RHI Tarriff

As Nicholls Boreholes is MCS accredited for Ground Source Heat Pumps, our customers are eligible to claim for the Government’s Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) and OFGEM have confirmed the latest rates for the domestic RHI which will apply to applications submitted from 1st January 2017. Read more>

 

December 2016: Heat Pump Installation In Felpham, West Sussex

In conjunction with our sister company Nicholls Countryside Construction Limited, Nicholls Boreholes are installing a 16kW Nibe heat pump into a stunning new build property on the seafront at Felpham, West Sussex. Read more>

 

November 2016: Nicholls Boreholes Chosen by Rockbit UK

Nicholls Boreholes were chosen by Rockbit UK Limited to promote their services in the UK using one of our Massenza MI8 drilling rigs in the November 2016 issue of GeoDrilling International. Read more>

 


October 2016: Ground Source Heat Pump Installation for Vineyard in West Sussex

Nicholls Boreholes have just finished a project to design, supply and install a 38kW Vaillant Ground Source Heat Pump System for a Client who had purchased land in Ditchling, West Sussex to build a new house and create a vineyard. Read more>

 


SEPTEMBER 2016: Solar PV Panels Powering Water Borehole on a Farm in South Downs

Nicholls Boreholes were contacted by a livestock farm near Graffham, West Sussex to provide a quote for supplying and installing a 177 metre water borehole to provide irrigation for their land and a water supply for their livestock. Due to the farm being situated on the top of the South Downs in an isolated position and with a lack of electrical supply, the water borehole is powered using solar PV (photovoltaic) panels. Read more>

 


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.
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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>

Case Study – Water Boreholes

Waterwell for Irritech Limited – St George’s Hill Golf Club

Nicholls Boreholes were contacted by Roger Davey of Irritech Limited who specialise in irrigation system evaluation, design and project management throughout the UK, Europe and the Middle East. Irritech were working with St. George’s Hill Golf Club installing a new irrigation system including a large storage reservoir and borehole system.See more information.

 

Waterwell For Private New Build In West Wittering

Nicholls Boreholes were contacted by LGM Developments of Chichester, a high-end bespoke developer, to supply and install a 160 metre steel lined waterwell to a site in West Wittering to provide water for constructing a new private dwelling.See more information.

 

Solar PV Panels Powering Water Borehole on a Farm in South Downs

Nicholls Boreholes were contacted by a livestock farm near Graffham, West Sussex to provide a quote for supplying and installing a 177 metre water borehole to provide irrigation for their land and a water supply for their livestock.See more information.

 

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Water borehole on West Kent Golf Course

This golf course had previously had a water borehole installed by another company which was unsuccessful.  We have installed a 113 metre water borehole to provide irrigation water with a borehole pump and automatic controls.  See more information.

 

Miscombe-Manor-waterwell-boreholeWaterwell borehole at a manor house in Hampshire

At the beginning of 2013 we drilled and installed a 35m waterwell borehole at a property in Hampshire for a local private landowner.  See more information.

 

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Waterwell for Brighton & Hove Golf Club

Nicholls Boreholes were contacted by Access Utilities, a consultancy providing bespoke solutions to their water, heating and power needs, to provide a quote for one of their golf club clients.  See more information.

 

 

BH410---Plawhatch-Organic-Farm-Photo-1Waterwell irrigation for Old Plaw Hatch Organic Farm

Nicholls Boreholes were contacted by Old Plaw Hatch Farm following a recommendation from a local water diviner, Guy Hudson, to install a waterwell. Old Plaw Hatch already had a spring water system … See more information

 

water boreholeWater Borehole for Wrotham Heath Golf Club

Nicholls Boreholes were contacted by Wrotham Heath Golf Club to provide a quote for supplying and installing a 60 metre water borehole to provide irrigation for their greens that are played on throughout the year.  See more information

 

WaterwellPrivate Water Supply for Residential Property in Nutley

Nicholls Boreholes were contacted by a Client who was getting intermittent water supply and low flow rates from a private network of pipes supplying her property and wanted to have her own private water supply by installing a waterwell.   See more information

 

Commercial-water-borehole-180x140A commercial water borehole for Agrivert in Chertsey, Surrey

Nicholls Boreholes were contacted by Agrivert, a sustainable and cost-effective organic waste management solutions company, to drill and install a 250 metre deep water borehole to supply their £11 million anaerobic digestion (AD) plant in Chertsey, Surrey.   See more information

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