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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Members’ Area

Login to view your committee papers, company calendar and other features.

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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. Building Crafts College End-of-Year Show

    28th June 2019 - 29th June 2019
  2. Open House

    21st September 2019
  3. Lord Mayor’s Show

    9th November 2019

Latest News

Carpenters’ Company Roll of Honour 1914-1918

Please see below for more information on the Carpenters’ Company Roll of Honour for World War 1. Roll of Honour WW1                  

Wood Awards 2018 shortlist

Look! Look! Look! by Studio Morison Twenty buildings and twelve furniture and products projects have been shortlisted for the Wood Awards 2018.  Established in 1971, the Wood Awards is the UK’s premier competition for excellence in architecture and product design in the world’s only naturally sustainable material. The Awards are free to enter and aim […]