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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>

Vacancies

Job title: Technical Design Engineer (Trainee)

Summary

We are looking for a Trainee Technical Design Engineer to work on the design of renewable energy systems.

Full description

  • You will work as a part of a team with Projects Manager, Director and Installations team to create a detailed technical design to meet the Customers system requirements.
  • On the job training and professional development will be offered as required.
  • When the design is finalised you will work with the Installations team and provide technical support throughout the project.
  • You will be someone who always is looking to improve efficiency and reliability by, for example, looking to develop standard, reusable design patterns.
  • You will continually keep up to date with relevant technologies in order to provide advice to the company on technology choices.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent) in a scientific or technical subject.
  • Knowledge of CAD tools.
  • Computer literate and able to use the full Microsoft Office suite
  • Preferably you will have post-graduation work experience in a relevant area, ideally heating or cooling.
  • Good organisational skills and the discipline to be thorough and structured about design with an attention to detail and quality.
  • Good communication and the ability to demonstrate teamwork essential.
  • Self-starting, able to manage your own workload effectively, and able to work well with others in a small team.
  • Inquisitive and interested in renewable energy systems with a desire to learn and understand the technologies and systems.

Location

South East England, West Sussex, Billingshurst, West Sussex, Guildford, Surrey, Horsham, West Sussex

Salary description

Salary will depend on the experience the successful candidate offers.

Contract Type

Permanent

Hours

Full Time

Please contact us or call 01403 820750 for further information.

 

Job title: Borehole Driller

Summary

Nicholls Boreholes require a borehole driller.

Full description

Nicholls Boreholes require a borehole driller to join our busy team. Experience would be an advantage although not essential as on job training can be provided.

Location

South East England, West Sussex, Billingshurst, West Sussex, Guildford, Surrey, Horsham, West Sussex

Salary description

Competitive salary paid

Contract Type

Permanent

Hours

Full Time

Please contact us or call 01403 820750 for further information.

 

Job title: Water Engineer

Summary

Nicholls Boreholes require a water engineer.

Full description

Nicholls Boreholes require a water engineer to join our busy team. Experience in the plumbing industry or electrical industry would be preferred.

Location

South East England, West Sussex, Billingshurst, West Sussex, Guildford, Surrey, Horsham, West Sussex

Salary description

Competitive salary paid

Contract Type

Permanent

Hours

Full Time

Please contact us or call 01403 820750 for further information.

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