The Wood Pile

What we've done so far...

868 people have received support, all of whom were disabled/disadvantaged

167 people received intensive support inc: job search, careers advice, health and safety etc

21 completed machinery training

627 people completed a course, inc Joinery, Upholstery, Shabby Chic, Furniture Restoration, Crackle Glaze, Mosaic, Decoupage, Image Transfer, Gold Leafing.

43 people gained employment

132 completed work experience

28 primary school children attended a joinery course.

19 people completed a team building course

6 Veterans attended joinery

24 students completed a 5 week work experience

26 students with a Learning Disability from New College attended joinery and furniture upcycle courses

36 people completed a European Social Fund programme

468 tonnes of waste wood was diverted from landfill

1986 pieces of furniture were recycled and restored.

150 Volunteers helped us achieve all of this.

What We offer


Our shop is where we put all of our finished pieces which have been repaired, restored or hand made on site and finished to a high standard.

Custom Work

We make a lot of our own pieces on site, we also get commissioned a lot by our customers to make custom pieces to your specifications.


Our warehouse is always full with a huge variety of wood in all shapes and sizes and to suit many needs of our customers.


We offer a large variety of Workshops throughout the year for beginners and beyond, we specialise in different areas and can be found on our up to date calendar.

Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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