Awards and accreditations
Edinburgh Gateway Station Wins Saltire Award
Einbugth Gateway Station won the building category in the 2017 Saltire Awards sponsored by the ICE Scotland. The £36m interchange station is part of Network Rail's EGIP programme to improve capacity on the busy commuter line between Edinburgh and Glasgow. Working with contractor Balfour Beatty and consultants IDP and WSP, Hewson undertook design of key elements of the project including an underpass under the A8 and an anchored retaining wall..
Ordsall Chord Temporary Works wins 2017 BCI Award
Innovative temporary works that helped deliver Network Rail's Ordsall Chord project in Manchester were recognised at the 2017 British Construction Industry Awards. Hewson worked closely with Skanska's temporary works team to assess and modify the existing bridge that was used to install the temporary towers which in turn facilitated both demolition of the existing bridge and erection of the new network arch..
We're ranked 19th in the 2017 NCE100 Awards
Hewson Consulting Engineers was ranked 19th out of the top 100 civil engineering companyies in the UK during the 2017 NCE100 Awards. The NCE100 is a totally independent, authoritative assessment of what it means to be an excellent civil engineering practice. The 100 businesses are chosen and ranked following a comprehensive, three stage judging process.
Concrete Society Awards 2016
Our Pont Briwet viaduct scheme was highly commended in the 2016 Concrete Society Awards.
ICE Wales 2016 Award for Innovation
The ICE Wales branch recognised the significant advances in bridge engineering evident in the 136m long fully integral Pont Briwet viaduct by presenting the project team with their 2016 award for innovation.
2013 Queens Award for Enterprise
We were proud to receive a 2013 Queens Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category. The award was presented to us by Her Majesty's Lord Lieutenant for Surrey, Dame Sarah Goad DCVO JP. The citation noted us to be a leading bridge and civil structures designer who over a period of 5 years had recorded a growth in international work exceeding 500%.
NCE Small Consultant of the Year 2011 Winner
We are delighted to have won the UK Small Consultant of the Year Award 2011 from the NCE and ACE. As they classify small as anything up to 150 people we are particularly proud of the achievement. The award has recognised the great team we have and the range of projects that we are currently doing and have completed over the last few years. One of eight shortlisted companies, the award covered all civil engineering consultants in the UK with tremendous competition from across a broad spectra of the industry.
ISO 9001: 2015
In 2009 Hewson's achieved initial ISO 9001 certification to the 2008 standard. Over the following years our systems have evolved and we are now accredited to the updated 2015 version of the standard.
We are committed to the ongoing improvement of our Quality Management System as a key tool in delivering the high quality service that our clients have come to expect.
RISQS is the UK rail industry supplier qualification scheme. We have been Linkup and now RISQS registered since 2008.