Heritage Carpenter / Joiner

We are looking for a skilled carpenter/joiner to become part of the team looking after the Twyford Waterworks, which is a Scheduled Ancient Monument. The main tasks are to maintain, repair and restore original woodwork, such as gates, doors and panels. The volunteer would work alongside other team members carrying out maintenance work to structures, engines and equipment, in order to keep the Waterworks in good condition, and to prepare for museum open days and other visits. The work will be carried out on site at Twyford, near Winchester, and our main volunteer work day is Sunday (also Tuesday evenings). The role would suit someone with experience of carpentry, who also has an interest in heritage work, and/or industrial history.


Skilled in carpentry and/or joinery

Experience of restoration work an advantage

Interest in industrial heritage an advantage

Overall Purpose

Working as a member of the Twyford Waterworks Trust volunteer team, carry out maintenance and restoration of the doors, gates panels and other wooden items at the Twyford Waterworks.


1. Carry out restoration and renovation work as required, and in accordance with schedules, to wooden doors, gates and other items

2. Carry out agreed repairs as per the relevant schedules and budgets

3. Perform general maintenance work to woodwork items as required

4. Make replacement items where repair and restoration are not practicable

5. Re-hang doors, gatesand other items as required

6. Use hand and power tools as appropriate

7. Carry out painting where required

8. Other general duties as required, which are appropriate in order to meet the overall purpose of the role


  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
    Yes no under 16's
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 08/05/2019

End Date: 08/05/2020

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning No No No No No No Yes
Afternoon No No No No No No Yes
Evening No No No No No No No


Hazeley Road
SO21 1QA

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