About Us

The Carpenters' Company is a City of London Livery Company. It received its first royal charter in 1477, and was granted a coat of arms in 1466.

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History

The history of the Carpenters’ Company goes back over 700 years, with the first written reference a mention of a Master Carpenter in the City of London’s records of 1271.

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Carpenters’ Hall

The Carpenters’ Company has been based on London Wall since its first Hall was built there in 1429. Since that time, there have been three Halls. The current Hall was opened in 1960.

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Craft Activities

The Carpenters’ Company is committed to supporting, promoting and encouraging woodworking crafts and those working in the profession.

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Contact Us

For directions, general enquires and details about charitable grants, membership and our history.

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Hall Hire

Carpenters’ Hall is available for hire for many types of events such as corporate hospitality or commercial presentations.

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Building Crafts College, Carpenters.

Education

The Carpenters’ Company has ongoing relationships with various educational institutions including the Building Crafts College in Stratford.

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Events

Upcoming Events

  1. Bank Holiday

    August 29
  2. Election of the Lord Mayor

    September 29
  3. Livery and Freemen’s Reception

    October 4 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Latest News

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Wood Awards Announces Shortlist

Thirty-two outstanding projects have been selected for the 2016 shortlist.

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Company Broadsheet – July 2016

Download the July 2016 Broadsheet