First Fix and Structural Carpentry for Commercial & Residential Properties

dormer extension windows

First fix and structural carpentry for loft conversions and extensions, utilising that excess space giving your home extra room.

From stud walling through to timber roofs we undertake the project from conception to completion.

We can also build you a new home from scratch, assisting you with all aspects of your proposed project from the initial design through to the build and beyond.

We can also do smaller carpentry jobs both interior and exterior.

timber framed new build

First fix and structural carpentry includes all the initial framing work needed to get a building to the point of putting plaster on the internal walls. This includes carpentry work from constructing walls to floors and ceilings. 

Refurbishment and renovation work also offered.

Both commercial and residential work undertaken.

hand cut and truss roofs

All aspects of timber roofing undertaken – bespoke dormers, hand cut and truss, pitched, hiped and gables.

Projects undertaken include new builds, car ports, loft conversions & extensions, porches and lean to’s.


Both commercial and residential work undertaken.

Offering a bespoke service tailored to your exact requirements, A D Hicks specialise in all aspects of building and carpentry work and will work with you to achieve your dream.

Not just a construction service, we can assist you with all aspects of your proposed project from the initial design stages through to the build itself and beyond. 

Qualified and fully insured we are the carpenters of choice across Essex and the South East.

Specialists in first fix and structural carpentry for extensions, loft & garage conversions including timber framing and hand cut & truss roofing.

Braintree based carpenters, A D Hicks Carpentry & Building have over 30 years of experience in the trade and guarantee a premium finish every time.

Covering Essex, London, Surrey and Sussex, we undertake all sizes of extension, refurbishment and renovation works in both the commercial and residential sectors.

adrian hicks

Adrian Hicks

Qualified carpenter Adrian has over 30 years experience in the carpentry trade, friendly and reliable, Adrian's testimonials speak for themselves.

I have used Adrian on several bits of work I needed done around the house and the quality, service and value for money have all been fantastic. I would highly recommend AD Hicks for any work you have planned!

James Simpson

We have hired AD Hicks on several construction projects and we do so because we know that we are getting an experienced and reliable tradesman who takes great pride in their work. If you need some work doing then we could not recommend AD Hicks high enough

Brand Builders, Essex

Thank you to Adrian for his work around our new home. His advice and hard work really did help us turn our house into a home. Thanks so much and I will be telling my friends to call you if they ever need anything done!

Jessica Adams-Holby

Locations covered include;

Basildon, Braintree, Brentwood, Burnham-on-Crouch, Chelmsford, Clacton-on-Sea, Colchester, Epping, Grays, Great Dunmow, Halstead, Harlow, Harwich, Maldon, Rayleigh, Saffron Walden, Southend-on-Sea.

We also work across London and the South East including Kent, East & West Sussex and Surrey.

First fix and structual carpentry, quality workmanship and a high level of service guaranteed.

Get in touch to discuss what A D Hicks Carpentry & Building can do for you!

07885 978993