About Us

Adams Carpentry Limited has been established for over twenty years. We pride ourselves on quality of service and our total knowledge and experience of all aspects of construction carpentry.

Our Story

Adams Carpentry Limited is a competitive and efficient organisation, established for over twenty years and working within Hampshire and the South Coast corridor.


We undertake projects as diverse as:

  • New housing
  • Student accommodation
  • Small refurbishment
  • Major high street refurbishment
  • Banks
  • Churches
  • Government projects
  • Universities and Colleges

Ministry of Defence projects, such as:

  • Army Barracks
  • RAF Officers’ Mess
  • Naval Communications Base

County Architects projects, such as:

  • New schools
  • Libraries
  • Sports halls
  • Hospitals


Our Mission

Our mission is to undertake projects within the guiding principles of main contractors’ budget restraints and timelines; to work in close liaison with contractors, subcontractors and other professionals as part of a team in order to deliver excellence and quality. 

Our Vision

To continue to provide the skills necessary to build for the future.


We pride ourselves on our employees

Our employees are able to carry out all aspects of carpentry works, including roofing, shuttering, first fix, second fix and finals, together with specialist renovation works to listed buildings.

All operatives are employed on a PAYE basis and all hold CSCS certification.

All operatives are supplied with uniforms and personal protective equipment necessary to carry out work in a safe and healthy manner.

All operatives are reliable, qualified carpenters readily available and fully equipped for any project.

All ACL employees receive site inductions and ongoing training as and when necessary.

Some of our staff have been with us for many years.

All our supervisors/foremen have their own email addresses and company mobile phones for ease of contact.

We recognise our responsibilities for the training of apprentices and provide spaces for at least one new intake each year. Apprentices are trained at local colleges with support through the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB).

We are proud to say that one of our apprentices won Apprentice of the Year and another received an award for Outstanding Achievement.

Who we are

Christopher Adams

Managing Director

Chris has owned and managed his own carpentry company for almost thirty years.

He is well respected within the construction industry as a competent all-round carpenter with excellent problem-solving skills.

Chris enjoys the challenge of commercial carpentry and relishes the opportunity to work on specialist renovation projects, using old and new techniques as required.

Tim Beardsmore

Quantity Surveyor

Tim has worked in the construction industry as a Quantity Surveyor for nearly 30 years, working with contractors, developers and subcontractors. 

He has experience in all aspects of quantity surveying and estimating within commercial and housing developments, refurbishment work and extensions.

June Adams

Company Secretary

June is the Company Secretary and administrator, dealing with all legal aspects, health and safety, payroll and training.

Office Location

4 Eynham Avenue, Bitterne, Southampton SO19 5LB