About Us

Wills Brothers was formed in 1972 as a plant hire and civil engineering business as a joint partnership between James and Charles Wills. In 1980 Wills Brothers Plant Hire Limited was incorporated and in 1994 took over the trading activities of Wills Brothers. In 1999 Wills Brothers Limited was incorporated and took over the activities of Wills Brothers Plant Hire Limited.

The Company has undertaken a vast number of civil engineering projects throughout Ireland utilising its extensive fleet of owned plant and equipment with all projects being supervised by its team of long serving staff.

The range of projects which Wills Brothers Limited have successfully undertaken are detailed below:

  • Major and minor road schemes
  • Infrastructure development
  • Major drainage schemes
  • Bridge construction
  • Site remediation works
  • Land reclamation
  • Bulk earthworks
  • Mineral extraction and processing

As a family run company we take pride in the standards we achieve in our projects, which culminate in numerous repeat contracts with our clients.

Our client base is very extensive ranging from nearly all-local authorities within Ireland, airport authorities, the National Roads Authority, major private developers and associated construction industries.

We have a staffing policy, which actively encourages internal promotion, and offer all staff every opportunity through a training programme to further develop their levels of safety awareness and managerial skills.


Charles Wills, managing director of Wills Bros. Ltd was appointed as president of the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) and served a 2 year term in this prestigious position.