HOP in the Community

HOP actively engage with the local community. Whether it is promoting Engineering and Construction, providing input on community projects, or helping others develop useful skills for practical application, we strive to give something back.

The Seven Ports Challenge Charity Cycle Ride 2019

Posted on the 7th March 2019

HOP Director, Nigel Hosker, will be joining the Brighton & Hove Property Consortium in The Seven Ports Challenge Charity Cycle Ride 2019.

The Brighton & Hove Property Consortium is a group of local property professionals that host an annual cycling event to raise money for local charities chosen by the current Mayor of Brighton. This year’s charities include: Martlets, Rockinghorse, Grace Eyre Foundation and Off The Fence.

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Christmas Presents Donation 2018

Posted on the 18th December 2018

On Tuesday 18th December, we dropped off gifts, donated by our staff, for the children at the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital in Brighton. We also donated some supplies for the Trevor Mann Baby Unit, a unit close to the heart of many of our staff. We send our wishes to all the children receiving treatment over the Christmas period, and our gratitude to all the staff at the hospital and the unit who do such an amazing job. 

Rockinghorse Children’s Charity

Paddle Round the Pier 2018

Posted on the 26th July 2018

Paddle Round the Pier is the world’s largest free beach and watersports festival. It is organised every year on Brighton seafront and features the best in watersports, live music, kids’ entertainment, and more!

HOP Managing Director, Jon Orrell, assisted in the organisation of the festival this July and encouraged the whole company to get involved.

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Brighton2Brussels Charity Bike Ride 2018

Posted on the 5th June 2018

The Brighton2Brussels Charity Bike Ride was completed this year by Will on behalf of HOP and as part of the Brighton and Hove Property Consortium (B&HPC).

The B&HPC organises a charity cycle ride every year in aid of the Brighton Mayor’s Charities, which this year were Albion in the Community, the Martlets Hospice, RISE, the Clock Tower Sanctuary and the Sussex Heart Charity.

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Hove Plinth Public Launch

Posted on the 3rd May 2018

The completed Hove Plinth was revealed on Saturday 21st April. Hove Plinth will showcase a new local sculpture every 12-18 months on Hove seafront. HOP provided advice to overcome the design challenge for the plinth to accommodate a wide range of future sculptures.  As a result, we were awarded ‘Hove Plinth Heroes’ for our contribution.

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Construction Starts on Hove Plinth

Posted on the 9th April 2018

On the 26th February, the ‘Hove Plinth’ Project Team were featured on BBC’s South East News to celebrate the start of construction! This plinth will showcase a new local sculpture every 12-18 months on Brighton Seafront. Work will take place on the site over the next eight weeks with support from HOP and a number of local firms who are contributing work free of charge, including Matsim, Millimetre and RLF.

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Brighton2Brussels Charity Cycle Ride to start in the sky at British Airways i360

Posted on the 26th February 2018

This year’s charity bike ride will start at The British Airways i360 on May 3, with the 40 riders cycling a mile around the inside of the pod as it glides up to 450ft and back again. The participants will then continue their ride on to Brussels.

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Brighton2Brussels Charity Bike Ride

Posted on the 22nd February 2018

The Brighton2Brussels Charity Cycle Ride 2018 is raising funds for the Mayor’s Charities of Brighton and Hove. This year’s charities include: Albion in the Community, The Clock Tower Sanctuary, The Martlets Hospice, RISE and the Sussex Heart Charity.

Please help us raise HOP’s target of £750 to help reach the team’s fundraising goal!

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DIY SOS Arundel

Posted on the 23rd January 2018

HOP are honoured to have been invited to provide technical assistance on yet another DIY SOS Build. A great opportunity for our Trainee Engineers to showcase their expertise with the guidance of senior members of staff. Providing the family with a wheelchair friendly space with new lift and a fully renewed space planning of the whole internal floor space and SIPS constructed extension, all within 9 days! We are thrilled to have been able to assist in helping a family in need achieve their dream home, and we are proud to be a part of the fantastic community response from local tradesmen and women.

Paddle Round The Pier Launch Event!

Posted on the 4th December 2017

On the 23rd November, Paddle Round the Pier 2018 was launched at the British Airways i360. Jon Orrell, as Chair of the Trustees, presented cheques to this year’s chosen charities: RNLI, The Wave Project and Brighton Surf Life Savers. £10,000 was donated to each charity due to the success of this years event!

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