Building & civil engineering contractors

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Gilleard Bros Ltd are not only bird hide manufacturers, we are also general building contractors.

This means we are able to combine our knowledge and skills as builders into all the structures that we supply from the foundations up

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Photo above shows 5 steel framed portable buildings we supplied to a client. Please click on photo to see more of the steel framed hides and structures we are now able to manufacture and supply




 Advice     Site visits     Design & Drawing     Manufacture 

    Delivery     Erection     Steel fabrication


 Case studies

Island mere hide RSPB Minsmere  

      Bittern hide RSPB Minsmere 

        Kingfisher hide WWT Slimbridge 2008   

Crossness Thames Water

BBC Springwatch Studio 




Gilleard Bros Ltd are able to offer a lifetime guarantee to anyone who visits one of our bird hides, That they will see something very very rare indeed



Previous customers 

See full list  HERE 

Testimonials HERE


Helpful information

Choosing a bird hide                 Obtaining a quote               Compliance


 Intellectual property rights

details HERE 



New hide designs

Gilleard Brothers Ltd are leading the way yet again   

Click on any of the sketches below to find out more about the stealth hides we can offer 

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Shelters for any occasion


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Standard bird hides


Wildlife hides


Reception Classroom Buildings


Fishing huts


Elevated hides


Angled hides


Vandal resistant Steel clad hides

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Portable bird hides

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Sand Martin nesting banks


Special / Bespoke bird hides


Boardwalks Ramps Bridges Stairs

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Viewing Platforms


Tern rafts


Block / Timber hides


Split level hides


Steel clad buildings



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Tel: +44 (0) 1724 798344 | Fax +44 (0) 1724 798667 | Mobile (07774) 131496 | E-mail: info(at)
VAT Reg No 128 9902 39 - Company Reg No. 06750116