About Us

Owner and operator Gavin Hill has over 20 +years experience as an Engine Reconditioner and is a current leader in his field. In December of 1992 Gavin Hill began Hills Performance Engineers as a sole trader in Moorhouse Avenue. As the business took off he relocated to larger premises in Kingsley Street, Sydenham. He has since grown into a successful company HPE Motor Reconditioning Ltd.

Moving forward with the continuity of HPE's Future in May 2007 Gavin Hill brought and merged with Automotive Services Ltd whom traded as a Motor Reconditioner for 35 strong years thus began trading as HPE Automotive Services and relocating to the current premises at  29 Battersea Street, Sydenham, Christchurch.

Gavin's heavy involvement and passion for motorcycles, love for jetskis and thrill of performance engines has sent him on a wild and exciting adventure of business and life. You can find Gavin in the workshop getting right in amongst it.

Having the best up to date technology and equipment has made HPE Automotive Services, Kelford Cams’ & Henshaw Racing Teams' workshop of choice for all its machining requirements.

To date HPE Automotive Services employs 6 qualified team members. The HPE team excels in engine reconditioning, building and machining engine parts for all engine types, performance engines, motorcycles, Jetskis, aircraft, outboard, diesel & petrol engines.

We pride ourselves in providing excellent, friendly service and customer support, competitive pricing and high quality precision engineering.

We would love to hear all types of feedback, we are always striving to update, change and ultimetly be better for you, as our customer please email us with suggestions and comments. All will be taken as constructive.

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