De Villiers & Hulme was founded in 1983 and has grown to become a well-respected firm of Consulting Engineers active in a wide variety of interests.

About De Villiers & Hulme

De Villiers & Hulme was founded in 1983 and has grown to become a well-respected firm of Consulting Engineers active in a wide variety of interests.
We are the national leaders in the Wine Industry in both the Winery Process and Wine Cellar Design.
Our Clients vary from industry, private developers, financial institutions and local, regional and national government.

The Solution

We offer Clients a personalised, innovative and dynamic approach to problem solving. We strive to maintain a high standard of service excellence. Our time, cost and quality management ensures that projects are completed successfully on time, within budget and to the highest standard. Our staff compliment of professional and support personnel ensures that we have both the capacity and experience to undertake a large diversity of projects. De Villiers & Hulme has an impressive and enviable track record in the design and construction of building projects across the range of residential, commercial, institutional, industrial and leisure developments.

Our specialist experience includes:
  • Structural and civil estimates and viabilities
  • Planning and design of wine cellars, retail, office and residential buildings in reinforced, prestressed and precast concrete, structural steel, brick and timber
  • Project management and site inspections
  • Structural reporting and evaluation of alternative designs
  • Recycling of buildings including alterations, additions, strengthening and extensions to existing structures

De Villiers & Hulme strives to provide quality service to meet the needs and expectations of its Clients, mindful of our professional, social and environmental responsibilities.

In order to accomplish this mission, every effort is made to:

  • Accurately assess and understand the Client’s needs
  • Produce sound, innovative and practical designs
  • Balance technical sophistication with economic considerations
  • Adopt an integrated systems approach to formulate engineering solutions
  • Maintain strict financial control over projects

We strive to build long-term relationships with clients by constantly maintaining a close working relationship and thereby ensuring that the Client’s needs and expectations are met at all times.


Our Staff compliment
Andre Conradie
John Hulme
Danie De Wet
Technical Staff
Ryno Odendaal
Technical Staff
Dane Olsen
Technical Staff
Thandile Ntsuku
Technical Staff
Thurlo Pretorius
Technical Staff
Marius Smit
Technical Staff
Christian Ludick
Technical Staff
Kyle Martch
Technical Staff
Christelle Gibson
Valerie Gelderbloem
Staff Welfare
Nicolette Morrison-Hagen
Financial Manager
Eben Nomdoe
Technical Staff
Wesley Widmer
Technical Staff
Andrew Goodhead
Technical Staff
Ayesha Hendricks
Technical Staff
Danie Cillie
Technical Staff
Bianca de Beer
Technical Staff
Rudolf Huysamen
Technical Staff
Civil Engineering
De Villiers and Hulme undertakes civil engineering services design (roads, stormwater, water, sewerage) for sub-divisional townhouse complexes to large group housing complexes and townships. From developments with only four town houses to small towns with 2000 erven.
Structural Engineering
De Villiers & Hulme has extensive experience in structural engineering of a variety of building types including: Wineries & Distilleries, Industrial and Production Facilities, Institutional Buildings, Commercial and Residential Buildings, Individual and Group Houses, Specialised Projects, Refurbishments & Restorations.