ABOUT US

“The breadth of skills CambridgeHOK has in-house is really exciting as it enables us to give clients the holistic advice we feel is necessary for them to be comfortable that they are getting a fit for purpose project.”

Steve Hinch
Finance Director, CambridgeHOK

Philips Horti-Lighting

CambridgeHOK is the UK’s only Philips Horti-partner for LED lights. As well as working closely with Philips on LED installations in glasshouses, we also continue to work closely with Philips on the development of the exploding urban and vertical farm market.

Philips GreenPower LED toplighting solution has been designed specifically for use in glasshouse horticulture-it is the next step in the development and application of dedicated research into light recipes to boost production and improve crop quality. With this, CambridgeHOK can help customers achieve year round production whilst increasing sustainability and profitability.

Philips have been developing ways to apply lighting technology to crop farming for over 75 years. With cutting edge LED innovations, the growing method of the future is here; CambridgeHOK and Philips together can create a tailor-made, science based solution, leading to higher yields, faster growth and top quality produce.

Havecon

Havecon are one of the world’s largest glasshouse builders- designing and building commercial scale glasshouses all over Europe, Canada and America. Havecon have their own in-house aluminium glazing system, with a class leading rubber seal, that provides excellent thermal retention qualities and eliminates any potential glass rattle. Importantly, the glazing seal provides such a secure glazing bed that Havecon are happy to offer a 12 month materials and labour guarantee against any non-accidental glass breakages within the glasshouse. With access and direct control of 20 building platforms, 2 foundations crews, 3 construction crews and 8 glazing crews, Havecon have an unrivalled building capacity, ensuring that it can quickly and efficiently build the biggest of commercial glasshouse projects. CambridgeHOK and Havecon have been in partnership for a number of years and completed a number of large projects successfully together.

Westland Scherming

CambridgeHOK knows that energy saving is becoming increasingly important within today’s market. In fact screens have become just as important in modern glasshouse production as the structure itself. Environmental control is vital in helping the growers provide the optimum environment for their plants to grow quickly, without compromising quality. Working with Westland Scherming, who specialise in the design and installation of Screens and Air Ventilations systems for glasshouses, CambridgeHOK can help growers achieve optimum environmental control. Westland Scherming offer a range of screen options including; Horizontal/Energy Screens, Horizontal Black out Screens, Outer Wall Screens, Roller Screens, Outside Screens and Air Vent Systems. New developments in cloth materials and components allow the screens to be more efficient, more compact and to give improved longevity.

Priva

Priva’s horticultural process management and building control solutions are scalable and flexible systems that enable CambridgeHOK to meet customers technical and computer control requirements. Priva is a world leader in developing and supplying sustainable technologies for the control of indoor environments within horticulture. Together with CambridgeHOK, they offer access to high-quality hardware, software and services, such as:

  • Integrated Process Management
  • Water Management
  • Climate Management

Priva is continually investing in new products and concepts and believe in stimulating innovation through shared knowledge. Priva recognises the importance of coming together with likeminded organisations like CambridgeHOK to develop new ideas.

Control systems developed by CambridgeHOK using Priva software belong to the client however any Priva agent is capable of supporting and servicing the client’s system, this is especially important when the client is geographically remote from CambridgeHOK.

Hebatrade

Working alongside Hebatrade, a mechanical installation specialist, CambridgeHOK can offer a complete turn-key heating and CO2 solution. With the knowledge and experience of Hebatrade, combined with that of the CambridgeHOK team, we have the ability to work with the client, every step of the way, from design to completion, ensuring the optimum solutions are achieved.

Hoogendoorn

With growth, continuity and innovation as a focus, Hoogendoorn provides sustainable, user-friendly integrated automation solutions for the horticultural industry. Working in partnership with Hoogendoorn allows CambridgeHOK to offer customers a comprehensive insight into their crop and business processes in order to increase profit, sustainability and the efficient use of natural resources. Hoogendoorn ensures effective climate control, water management, data management and energy management.

Energy4Growth

Energy4Growth Ltd is a UK company set up to assist the UK horticultural community optimise their energy usage. Energy4Growth can prepare a comparative energy solution summary by looking at heat profiles, CO2 demand, grid connections, gas connections and power requirements and then report on the most effective energy solution for your horticultural business.

Energy4Growth also has the in-house skills and experience to design, supply and install an energy system, whether it be a gas fired Combined Heat and Power plant with gas scrubbing, or a Biogas boiler.

In addition, Energy4Growth is the European horticultural partner for CarbonOrO and Cato Engineering, which enables Energy4Growth to uniquely capture and clean CO2 from biomass flue gases.

This, for the first time, gives an affordable solution for scrubbing the flue gases from biomass and biogas installations. Immanuël Jurg, Managing Director for Cato Engineering said “I am delighted to be working with Energy4Growth to provide solutions for their glasshouse client’s flue gas cleaning requirements. There are quite a number of biomass boiler installations, primarily within the UK, we believe our affordable flue gas cleaning solution will be of interest to many growers”

LATEST NEWS ABOUT US

Robots Land at Cornerways Nursery

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CambridgeHOK have now completed the project at Cornerways Nursery. We were employed to modify their traditional harvesting and packaging operation by installing automatic tow-cars to move the product from the…

Shows we will attend in 2017/18 at a Glance

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HTA Nation Plant Show (Stoneleigh) : 20th-21st June 2017 NAEC, Stoneleigh , Stoneleigh Park, Coventry, CV8 2LZ Glas Trade Show (Ireland):  20th July 2017 Citywest HotelSaggart, Co. Dublin, Ireland Fruit Focus (Kent)…

Agricultural Buildings Based in Yorkshire

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CambridgeHOK based in East Yorkshire, are well established in the  business of  competitively priced Agricultural, Equestrian and Industrial portal framed buildings. We have flourishing and are continuing to offer the best service  …

CambridgeHOK Four Oaks , Cheshire

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CambridgeHOK are exhibiting at Four Oaks show in Cheshire this year on the 5th and 6th of September 2017.