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

    June 28 - June 29
  2. Open House

    September 21
  3. Lord Mayor’s Show

    November 9

Latest News

48th Annual Wood Awards Winners

The winners of the Wood Awards 2018 were announced at a ceremony held on the 20th November at Carpenters’ Hall, hosted by David Hopkins, Director of the Timber Trade Federation. Storey’s Field Centre & Eddington Nursery by MUMA was awarded the Mears Group Gold Award, the winner of winners, as well as being the Commercial […]

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