Ipswich High School – Dairy House Phase 1

We are pleased to have completed and handed over the first phase of the conversion of the Dairy House building at Ipswich High School to provide a new boarding facility. The accommodation comprises living quarters for 18 boarders and a Matron. This Grade II listed building was sympathetically restored and now provides a modern boarding facility for the school

Hills are currently working on the £3 million second phase at Dairy House for our client London and Oxford Group providing accommodation for an additional 40 boarders. This part of the project comprises a part refurbishment of the existing stables and outbuildings, together a new single storey extension. These works commenced in November 2019 and are due to complete in two sections, the first handing over in August 2020 and the section in December 2020.

Kesgrave Hall Spa

Hills Construction are currently undertaking the design and construction of a new Spa building at Kesgrave Hall in Suffolk , working once again with the Milsom Group. The Spa is a timber frame building finished in a timber cladding and complete with extensive aluminium glazing, including large bi-fold doors to create a light and open feel. The Spa also has a large hot tub and a spectacular double sided log burner all in a large timber decked area.

Works are due to complete in March 2020 on time and in budget.

Paddock Hall

Refurbishment of fire damaged studio and rebuild of cart lodge within the curtilage of a listed building.

Hillside Primary School

A two storey extension to provide a new classroom, a group room an IT Technician room and additional storage. The project was completed on time and to budget in March 2018.


We have been instructed by a private client to carry out the demolition of his existing property and the construction of a new contemporary three storey house in Aldeburgh, designed to take in the superb views over the river Alde

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Spring Farm

Hills Construction are working once again with KLH Architects, this time to extend and refurbish a large private dwelling house, Spring Farm, Monks Eleigh. The works involve partial demolition together with new single and two storey extensions and include a new cantilevered decking area over the existing pond.

Chippenham Lodge

A 10-bedroom high specification main residence for the owner of the Chippenham Hall Stud at Chippenham near Newmarket, Cambridgeshire.

Kesgrave Hall Phase 3

Hills Construction are to develop larger accommodation for family weekend visits and larger-roomed business accommodation to complement the existing hotel bedrooms.

The Pier, Harwich

The Pier has been completed and handed over to Milsoms Hotels. The works involved merging the current two restaurants into one quality led brasserie of a grade 2 listed building.

Jones & Jones, Great Shelford

Hills Construction demolished the existing single storey extension and are carrying out the re-build of a two storey extension for Jones and Jones. This includes a commercial area to the ground floor and residential units to the upper floor.

Kelvedon Park

Hills Construction carried out a major refurbishment and reconstruction for Essex County Fire & Rescue Service at Kelvedon Park.

Byron Road

Hills Construction are developing new 3 and 4 bedroom houses at Byron Road, Chelmsford on behalf of Milcombe Homes.


We are currently working with KLH Architects to construct this new detached three bedroom property in Capel St Mary.

Maison Talbooth

The redevelopment at Maison Talbooth has created one of the finest small country hotels in the UK.

Low Farm

This project consisted of demolition, refurbishment and alteration to the existing farm buildings at Low Farm for the client. The existing barns have been redeveloped to form a picturesque wedding venue, whilst the existing farmhouse has been extended and altered to provide a bridal suite, guest and hotel accommodation.

Lee Westwood Golf School

Hills Construction have developed the new prestigious Lee Westwood Golf School at Stoke-by-Nayland. The works comprised new classrooms, a putting practice area, toilets, storage and administration areas.

ICRL Colchester

Hills Construction have completed the refurbishment of The ICRL for Sodexo Property Services on behalf of The British Army at Merville Barracks, Colchester. This comprised of two mess buildings, HO3 and JO to provide catering facilities for up to 2000 soldiers.


Hills Construction secured the contract to reinstate and refurbish accommodation block J18 for the British Army at Merville Barracks, Colchester.


This project involved the complete demolition of an existing house, outbuildings and swimming pool, and the reconstruction of a new large modern house and outbuildings that also included the construction of a new indoor pool complex and gym.

Hemel Hempstead

Hills Construction completed the refurbishment and fit-out of chilled and frozen storage facilities of over 100,000 ft in Hemel Hempstead.

Tilda Rice

Hills Construction provided an extension and alterations to the main production site of Tilda Rice in Rainham.

Colchester Garrison Officers Club

Hills Construction have carried out the design and build of the new club house. This work entailed carrying out design and construction works within the curtilage of a Grade 1 listed monument and burial ground.

Victoria Dock

Hills Construction were awarded the prestigious contract to construct a new parsonage at Baxter Road, Victoria Docks, London E16 for the Diocese of Chelmsford.

Walton & Frinton Yacht Club

Appointed by The Trustees to undertake the part demolition, design and construction of this development. Hills Construction also completed a new two storey clubhouse.

Holmwood House School

Hills Construction have designed and built the new sports hall which can accommodate, amongst others, badminton, hockey, cricket, netball and five a side football.


Hills Construction have successfully developed a new energy efficient facility to enable Tuckwells to vastly improve the quality and quantity of retail accommodation available.

South View

Hills designed a new garden room to replace the conservatory. A new oak framed garage was also constructed adjacent to the house with a log store and associated external paving.

Entec Industries

The existing factory building has been extended to double the size of the production area and also includes new offices, together with associated car parking and storage.

Magnolia House

The development comprises a new very large 5 bedroom property built over 4 floors. This includes a basement complete with cinema room, wine cellar and gymnasium.


Hills Construction were appointed to rebuild this property back to its former glory from just the brick plinth walls that remained.

Potters Bar

Hills Construction extended the existing property to create an indoor swimming pool and gymnasium complex, including basement plant room.

Jupes Hill

Hills Construction recently developed a new outside swimming pool and spa area, together with an extensive pool house and entertaining area.

Magdalen Street Tesco

Hills Construction were appointed by Tesco and St Helena Hospice to undertake the refurbishment of this existing building.

Abbey Fields

Hills Construction designed and built the new Abbey Fields Athletics and Hockey Pavilion in Colchester. This comprises a large bar lounge, bar and servery, finishing kitchen and more.

The Hangar, Kesgrave Hall

Hills Construction have continued the frequent improvement and expansion of Kesgrave Hall, with the completion of the entrance and reception to the Hangar function area.

Meadow Lane

Situated in West Mersea, overlooking the estuary, Hills Construction designed and built a new two storey dwelling with integral garage.

Stanford Le Hope

Hills Construction have been involved in the planning of a 300,000 sq ft of commercial development on a site of approximately 11 hectares.

Cotman Road

Hills Construction replaced the previous development with a new two-storey mixed use development of retail units let to Tesco, and residential units for sale.

Marks Tey Parish Council

Hills Construction developed an extension to the original Village Hall to incorporate a further recreation hall. This includes toilets, a kitchen and offices.

Care Aspirations

Over the last few years the existing premises has gradually been redeveloped by us in close partnership with the client over several phases.

Hillside Special School

Hills Construction have completed a two phase development with the school. This included a single storey extension, construction of a new hydrotherapy pool complex and additional class rooms.

Oaktree Manor

Hills Construction have built six number, six bedroom single storey care units. We were responsible for this design and build, and also gained planning permission for the client.

St Paul’s Healthcare Trust

St. Paul’s Healthcare Trust have continued their expansion programme with the purchase of four properties in the Home Counties. Each property has been converted into a standard unit providing care facilities for the low/medium secure registration category.

Headway Essex

Headway is a charity set up to give help and support to people affected by brain injury. This project incorporated a further activity room, improved disabled and toilet facilities, new kitchen and general refurbishment work.

Priory School Bury St Edmunds

Hills Construction have recently completed two extensions and alterations to the school to provide a new front entrance and a 6th form common room.