Carpenter Southampton

Welcome to The Southampton Carpenters website, home of the best carpenter Southampton has to offer! If you’ve come to find someone to fulfil your carpentry needs, you’ve come to the right place. Our friendly, professional team have years of experience working as carpenters and joiners. This makes us well equipped to help you with whatever service you need. 

Over the years we have worked hard to build up our reputation in the Southampton area for providing top service to every customer that we work with. We try to reflect this through our exceptional craftsmanship, and our hard-working, honest dedication to each job. We would love for you to be able to experience what the best carpenters and joiners in Southampton have to offer, so give us a call today! If your project involves working with wood, we can do it!

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What are carpentry and joinery?

Joinery is the use of wood to create whatever you may need for your home or office. A joiner will be the person who builds anything wooden for your home. This generally includes wardrobes, bookcases, doors, staircases and window frames, along with wooden furniture such as desks and chairs. The Southampton Carpenters handle all this!

Carpenters are then responsible for the on-site installation of the work done by a joiner. They also work on larger elements of a construction project, such as flooring, walls and roofs.

As you can see, there is generally a large amount of crossover between the work of joiners and carpenters, so it can be confusing to figure out which service you require. There is no need to worry with The Southampton Carpenters though. The whole process is completely managed by our team, from start to finish.

So why do I need a carpenter in Southampton?

Woodwork is essential for many different forms of construction. It is used as a framework in the building of most walls, windows floors and roofs as both a structure and a base. It is also used in shuttering. This is where wood is used as a temporary structure to house setting concrete. So as you can see, carpentry plays an essential role in almost all construction projects!

Carpentry work is not only vital for structural work though. It is also used to create stunning results and transform rooms. Wood fittings and furnishings are the best way to make your space look natural and beautiful. We only work with high-quality natural materials so that we can deliver perfect results every time. Give The Southampton Carpenters a call to help create the home of your dreams.

Carpentry and Joinery Services

Domestic services

We provide a vast variety of domestic carpentry services in Southampton. These services include producing and installing wood furniture such as bookcases, wardrobes, cabinets, desks, shelving, doors and skirting boards. We also do larger scale wood construction projects, like building new bedrooms and kitchens, loft conversions, sheds and roofing.

We offer a free consultation service with every job, in which we use our many years of experience to offer you suggestions on how to best utilise your space to meet your vision and to ensure that nothing looks out of place.

On every job, we also take care of all the protective and aesthetic measures for all the work we produce. This means, staining, varnishing, coating, vinyl covering, and painting. We can also take care of any wood replacement or repair work that needs doing, such as replacing rotten or mouldy wood. Whatever the problem, give us a call and we will be happy to come and help you out. After all, we’re the best carpenters in Southampton for a reason!

Commercial services

We also offer commercial carpentry services to Southampton and the surrounding areas, as well as other cities in Hampshire. From office flooring to desk design, we offer bespoke design services for every commercial contract so that your space looks exactly the way you want it to. All our builds are compliant with health and safety policy with fireproofing where possible, and everything is completed to suit your timeframe. This is why we are the best carpenters Southampton has to offer.


We offer a large range of services besides those outlined below, including roofing, home office furniture, rough carpentry, decking, timber frame erecting, kitchens and many more. Don’t hesitate to get in touch if the service you need isn’t listed. If it involves working with wood, there’s a very high chance that we do it!

Loft Conversions

One of the larger carpentry services that we offer is loft conversions. Loft conversions offer a fantastic, unique way to increase the spaciousness and value of your home. We can follow designs provided by you, or we can provide our designs to transform your attic. These jobs can range from installing insulation to a full-scale loft transformation. 

Bespoke Furniture

We combine our joinery and carpentry skills to create bespoke furniture that brings your home to life. Bespoke furniture is an ideal solution for situations where normal furniture just doesn’t quite fit or work. Our team of skilled joiners and carpenters love the opportunity to build beautiful furniture. We work with you, using the design and woods of your choosing to create the perfect product for your needs. 


Joinery involves the creation of wood products for your home or office. Our skilled team of joiners and carpenters offer a fantastic joinery service, and we are happy to work on anything that you may need creating. This can range from door frames to custom furniture. Get in touch today and we will be happy to help!

Shuttering and Formwork

Shuttering and formwork are essential processes in most construction projects. They involve creating a mould for concrete to set in so that it maintains a solid structure. Shuttering is often used to describe the use of plywood to create the mould. Our team are happy to build the shuttering and formwork structures for your concrete construction, no matter how large the project is.

Hardwood Flooring

A beautiful hardwood floor can enhance the look of your home and create a vibrant, homely atmosphere. We offer a custom-built hardwood flooring service, allowing you to choose the wood and colour to put your spin on the design. Or, we can repair your existing wood flooring, or lay the flooring that you have already chosen. We are happy to provide whatever service you need.

Windows and Doors

We offer a range of services for wood doors and windows. From custom building beautiful wooden doors to the simple installation of pre-bought doors, we do it all. We also fit, repair and improve windows and door frames, such as dealing with rotting wood or cracks. If you have a door or window related query do not hesitate to get in touch!

Kitchen Fitting

A new kitchen can work wonders for your home. If you are like most people, you probably spend large amounts of time in your kitchen. A brand new kitchen can go a long way to improving the value of your home, along with your happiness and satisfaction. With our kitchen fitting service, we can design, build and install a beautiful unique kitchen just for your home. Alternatively, our skilled carpenters can install kitchens, cupboards, shelving etc. which you have bought elsewhere.


The staircase is a focal point in every home. Our expert Southampton carpenters can install new staircases for you, including loft and basement stairs. We also offer a bespoke design, build and installation service, so you can have a beautiful hand crafted staircase and impress your guests.

Call today for your free quote!

023 8104 0216

Why choose us to be your carpenter?

We offer the best quality

We are Southampton’s best carpenters and joiners. We take immense pride in the quality of our finished product, and nothing makes us happier than seeing a satisfied customer. So, we aim to uphold our standard of excellence on every project that we take on.

Our friendly and professional team

We have worked hard to earn a reputation in Southampton for being polite, friendly and respectful. Our customers put their trust into us, and we will never take this for granted. Thus, we always strive to deliver every project exactly the way you want it.

Great value for money

Our pricing is fair and competitive, because top quality service doesn’t mean you need to pay top dollar.

Natural and local

All our materials are 100% natural and locally sourced because giving back to our local community is important to us. All our suppliers are Southampton based, and we try to minimise our waste so that we are as environmentally friendly as possible.

Free consultations

We provide free consultation for every project. We first talk to you to understand what you need. Then using our many years of experience in the carpentry and joinery industry, we offer you our thoughts on how to get the best outcome.

We are fully insured

Our team are all Health & Safety qualified with full insurance. You never have to worry about your safety and security when you work with The Southampton Carpenters.

A sample Process

Consultation and planning

When you first get in touch, we will arrange to meet up with you on-site to discuss your aims for the project and find out how we can help. We will then provide our free consultation service to help you determine how to get the best out of our carpentry and joinery service. This will include discussion on colours, sizing and materials to best enhance the space.

Design, build and installation

With the initial consultation and planning finished, we will head back to the shop and create some designs to match your specifications. Once we’ve got the go-ahead, we will then source the materials and begin the build, bringing our designs to life.

From this point, we then move to the final phase – installation. We will work alongside you every step of the way so that we can ensure the project turns out exactly the way you want it to.

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Locations We Cover

The city of Southampton is our base, but we do also cover the surrounding areas. We can come to you in any of these locations:

  • Bursledon
  • Calmore
  • Chandler’s Ford
  • Chilworth
  • Dibden
  • Eastleigh
  • Hamble
  • Hedge End
  • Hythe
  • Marchwood
  • North Baddesley
  • Nursling
  • Romsey
  • Titchfield
  • Totton
  • West End

Do not worry if your location is not listed above! Our team serve the whole of Hampshire, Dorset and the surrounding areas, so do not hesitate to give us a call at 02381040216 or fill out the form at the top of this page.


How much do you charge?

The cost of our carpentry services depends on the the details of the job at hand. Different jobs require different amounts of time, skill and materials, so they are priced accordingly. To find out more about how much we charge for a particular service, get in touch to receive your free consultation and no-obligation quote.

As a rough guide the UK average for general carpentry is a labour cost of around £20 – £25 per hour. However, this is just a very vague ballpark figure, and is just for general carpentry, not specific projects. So, the best way to find out the cost of your project is to get in touch and receive a quote.

What is the difference between a carpenter and a joiner?

Both carpenters and joiners fall under the general term carpentry, but they have slightly different specialisations. Joiners make and join wood, and carpenters install and construct the timber on site.

Do I have to leave my home while you are working?

This depends on the size and type of work that we are doing. If you can cope without access to areas of your home then you may be able to stay at home. For more extensive works it is usually recommended that you vacate until work is completed.

I want to use a specific type of wood – is that ok?

Absolutely! We always take our customer’s preferences into account and strive to deliver the best possible results. We always work with high-quality, reputable vendors when sourcing your desired wood type.

There are a wide variety of woods and finishes to choose from, so we can also advise you if you are unsure which wood to go for.

What are the different types of carpenter?

There are a number of different specialist carpenter types. Some of these include:

  • Framer – This type of carpentry revolves around the construction of frameworks for buildings
  • Roofer – Focuses on the beams, rafters and trusses in roofing
  • Ship Carpenter – ship and boat specialists
  • Joister – A joister carpenter specialises in laying floor joists 
  • Rough Carpenter – rough carpentry is a more general term, and usual entails structural work like framing, roofing and formwork
  • Trim Carpenter – A trim carpenter specialises in more ornamental work, such as mouldings and skirting boards
  • Cabinet Maker – As the name suggests, cabinet makers typically build cabinets and other types of furniture.

If you require any of these carpentry services, give us a call as our experienced carpenters can take on all types of carpentry jobs.