CambridgeHOK is a forward-thinking, dynamic engineering, energy and construction company.

We specialise in the design and development of automated vertical farming centres and commercial glasshouses.

We consistently deliver energy efficient innovations across the UK, bringing cost savings in excess of 25% through innovative combined heat and power systems.

Across our four divisions, and with a purpose-built manufacturing facility in the heart of Yorkshire, our team includes talented and experienced structural engineers, mechanical cooling and ventilation engineers, computer control engineers, electrical engineers, project managers, designers, skilled installers and factory workers.

staff at CambridgeHOK
Staff working on projects at CambridgeHOK

Our Approach

We take great pride in the partnerships we establish with our clients, and the understanding we have of their business, offering completely independent advice and consultancy to help establish the best solutions and technologies to bring maximum returns.

We offer a complete turnkey solution, studying business cases for investment through to planning and project conceptualisation, specification, design and pricing to eventual construction, commissioning and handover.

Our Expertise

For most commercial projects the first point of call will be an in-depth consultation with one of our Technical Advisers who will use their experience, ability and planning skills to ensure the future success of your project and investment.

They will offer advice on construction materials, heating, air conditioning, electrical installations and cost build up. The team can also help by liaising with local authorities and utility companies, as well as consultation with fire officers and other interested parties.

CambridgeHOK workers

Our Team

We take great pride in our outstanding pool of industry experts, with our in-house team of more than 60 employees having the skills and knowledge to complete the project efficiently and to the highest quality.

The business is headed by three directors who have owned the business since 2004. They are Steve Hinch, John Holland and Ross Hibbs.

Steve Hinch

Steve Hinch Finance Director

Ross Hibbs

Ross Hibbs Commercial Director

John Holland

John Holland Managing Director

Tim Haworth

Tim Haworth Commercial Manager

Louis Bradley

Louis Bradley Civil Construction Director

Simon Harcourt

Simon Harcourt Mechanical & Electrical Manager

Kevin Parker

Kevin Parker Estimating Manager

Charlotte Penn

Charlotte Penn Energy Business Development Manager

Patrick Harte

Patrick Harte Head of Commercial

Duncan Grant

Duncan Grant Technical Manager

Martyn Rispin

Martyn Rispin Climate Control Engineer

Simon Goff

Simon Goff Factory Manager

Ian Dolman

Ian Dolman Operations Manager

Ian Reynolds

Ian Reynolds Controls Engineer

Johnathan Aird

Johnathan Aird Design Manager

Matt Ware

Matt Ware Horticultural Application Advisor

Mike Marsden

Mike Marsden Lead Mechanical Engineer

Noel O’Leary

Noel O’Leary Sales & Business Development

Wasif Syed

Wasif Syed Lead Structural Engineer

Megan Hinch

Megan Hinch Junior Electrical Engineer

Alistair Bartle

Alistair Bartle Design Engineer

Craig Furnues

Craig Furnues Lead Design Engineer


Our Partners

Our partnerships with many of the world’s leading companies with regards glasshouses, horticultural lighting technology, screening, air ventilation and climate and water management means our clients benefit from the very latest developments and products at all times.


Our Clients

CambridgeHOK are delighted to be able include some of the biggest business names in the UK as our customers, turning to us for automated vertical farming, commercial glasshouses with climate control, and energy systems and centres.

aps group
british sugar
eden project
JZ Flowers
Marwell Zoo
P3P Partners
Paignton Zoo


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