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SC4 Carpenters & Decorators

Established in 2000, SC4 Carpenters Ltd is highly skilled in providing all aspects of contract carpentry (including joists and roofs, first fix, second fix, finals and externals), painting & decorating, and timber frame erection services for complex structures on time and to our clients’ satisfaction.

Our qualified and experienced workforce is CSCS, CITB and CIS registered, and has successfully completed numerous construction projects across Hampshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Surrey and the South over the past two decades. Health and safety is a key priority for SC4, which is a SIPPS accredited contractor (Acclaim and SMAS) - click here to find out more.

To find out how the SC4 team can deliver high quality and competitive carpentry, timberframe and decorating services for your next construction project, please view the About SC4 page. The scope and breadth of our work is illustrated by our interactive projects map, and some of SC4's many success stories are included on our news and projects pages.

Specialist contractor

Providing High Quality Services across the South!

Commercial Contract Carpentry & Joinery

SC4's contract carpentry services include Joists; Roof Construction; First fix & Second fix; Kitchens; Finals; Porches; Garages and Carports; Timber Frame Installation.
SC4 Carpenters is based in the South of England and specialises in new build residential housing contracts from 10 to 1000 properties, as well as care homes, student accommodation and commercial projects. Contracts are carried out by our reliable, well qualified workforce, who are experienced in meeting deadlines while maintaining the highest professional standards.
For further information, quotation or tender, complete our online enquiry form.

Commercial Painting & Decorating Contractors

SC4 Decorators, the Painting and Decorating branch of SC4 complements our existing carpentry and timber frame erection activities enabling us to finish units to a high standard. Projects, including new builds, hotels, care homes, retail units, schools, hospitals, externals and refurbishments. Our projects page includes an interactive projects map with details of the many decorating projects completed by SC4.
SC4 Decorators is now expanding its service in the Greater London area, building on its success across the South of England. To discover more about SC4's painting and decorating services, please call: Director of Decorating Services, John Norton on 0791 2982 866.

Timber Frame Installation

SC4 Carpenters Ltd provides a high quality installation-only or supply and fit service. As a member of the  Structural Timber Association, SC4 Carpenters Ltd benefits from excellent technical knowledge ensuring that your timber frame products are installed to the highest standard and that designed levels of air tightness, insulation, u values, etc. are achieved. 
For further information, quotation or tender, complete our online enquiry form.

Turnkey Construction Services

SC4 Carpenters builds beautiful bespoke timber frame houses for self build and independent property developers. From design to handover, we provide a highly experienced and well-trained team that has many years of experience in the construction industry, ensuring that your build goes smoothly and that you will be delighted with the end result!
For further information, quotation or tender, complete our online enquiry form.


Carpentry at Wisteria Gate, Romsey

SC4 Carpenters Ltd is carrying out the commercial carpentry works for this development 63 new 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes in Romsey, near Southampton for Croudace Homes.

Carpentry and Decorating for Greenham Vets

In April 2024, SC4 completed the Carpentry and Decorating works at this new Veterinary Practice in Greenham, Berkshire for Francis Construction. Just one of a number of contracts where SC4 has provided both carpentry and decorating services. This offers obvious benefits for the principal contractor, as the teams can work closely together at all stages to meet tight schedules and ensure a high quality finish.

400+ New Homes at Drummond Park, Ludgershall, Andover

In Spring 2022, SC4 Carpenters Ltd started the commercial carpentry works for 400 new homes in Ludgershall, near Andover, Hampshire for Lovell Partnership Homes. SC4 was excited to work with Lovell again as they were our first ever client back in 2000 and their Newbury site, The Oaks, was one of those we revisited as part of our 21st Birthday celebrations!

242 New Homes at Selborne Road, Alton

In Winter 2022, SC4 Carpenters Ltd started the contract carpentry and internal and external decorating services on 196 homes for Phase 2 of this site in Alton, Hampshire. Reflecting the high standard of work and customer satisfaction offered by SC4 Carpenters Ltd, this followed on from the first phase of 46 new homes commenced in October 2020.

Decoration of 248 New Homes in Mytchett, Camberley

SC4 Decorators is carrying out the contract decorating and wallpapering of 248 new homes on Nicholas King's beautiful Water's Edge site in Mytchett, near Camberley. Work started in October 2020 and is expected to be completed by the end of 2024, in 3 phases.

100 New Homes at Cromwell Court, Old Basing

In May 2022, SC4 Carpenters Ltd started work on the contract carpentry for 100 new 3-4 bedroom homes in Old Basing for Redrow Homes. Click to view a video showing progress by January 2024 when the site is around 75% complete. 

Awards and Testimonials

Self-build Eco Sustainable Timber Frame Bungalow in Central Hampshire

“SC4 undertook the complete build process and they were marvellous!”

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Lovell Partnership Site Management Team

“Great Contractor, always willing to help. Reliable performance and consistent quality service from a friendly and approachable team”

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SC4 named first winners of Taylor Lane Timber Frame's Subcontractor Award

“SC4 excelled in their approach to health & safety, whilst efficiently managing materials and works on site.”

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QS & Site Team, Redrow Southern Counties

“Great professionalism, craftmanship, attention to health and safety and willingness to find solutions.”

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SC4 Wins Best Carpentry Business - Southern England

“SC4 Carpenters Ltd wins Best Carpentry Business - Southern England at the SME News UK Enterprise Awards.”

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Highwood Group (Linked-In Post December 2022)

“SC4 Timber Frame Installation "Millimetre perfect 👌🏼"”

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Redrow Homes' 2020 NHBC Pride in the Job Award

“SC4 Carpenters Ltd is proud to have contributed to Redrow Homes' NHBC Pride in the Job Award ”

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Will Rose, Commercial Manager, Foreman Homes

“Very friendly and professional outfit”

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Peter Jawor, Construction Director, Arcadia Construction

“I have been impressed by SC4 Decorators' quality of work, professionalism and flexibility over almost a decade of working with them.”

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Radian Group

“Excellent results! Looking forward to working with SC4 again on our next projects”

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John Black, Surveyor, Highwood

“Working with SC4 Carpenters Ltd is always an absolute pleasure!”

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Paul Harris, Senior Contracts Manager, Taylor Lane Timber Frame

“An excellent and reliable timber frame erection service”

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Jason Smith, Senior Contract Surveyor, Hill Partnerships

“I would highly recommended SC4 Decorators, a reliable, easy to work with painting and decorating contractor”

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LABC Building Excellence Award 2017

“Regional Finalist LABC Building Excellence 2017”

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2015 Painting & Decorating Association's Premier Trophy

“Decorating at Oakley Hall Hotel Commended”

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Jim & Yvonne's New 5 Bed Home in West Berkshire

“Rapid progress of design and build enabled us to move into our wonderful new home within 10 months.”

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Drew Smith Ltd's NHBC Pride in the Job Award

“Meticulous and consistent attention to detail... scoring high for the extraordinary quality of workmanship”

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Bradfield Cricket Club's New Pavilion

“The timber frame was impressively erected by SC4 Carpenters Ltd in only a few hours”

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Liz and Bruce's New 2 Bed House

“Stress free, economic construction of 'awesome' end of terrace timber frame house”

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Latest Blog Posts

Fire Safety On Construction Sites: 6 Best Practices To Minimise Fire Risk

Fire Safety On Construction Sites: 6 Best Practices To Minimise Fire Risk

Katy Hall - 03-Jul-2024

Fire is a terrifying and pervasive risk on construction sites, and although loss of life is thankfully rare, Home Office statistics reported 1,851 fires on construction sites in England between 2014 and 2019. These fires cause £millions in damage each year and pose a direct risk to public safety, as well as the lives and health of workers.

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Asbestos: Managing the Risk for Contractors and Customers

Asbestos: Managing the Risk for Contractors and Customers

Katy Hall - 21-May-2024

Asbestos is a naturally occurring fibrous silicate mineral that was used in construction in insulation, flooring, and roofing until the late 1990s. It has become infamous for causing life-limiting health complications, including asbestosis (the scarring of lung tissue), mesothelioma, and lung cancer, particularly among workers who were in close contact with the material during construction and demolition projects.

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Working Outside In Summer – Health & Safety Best Practices For Construction Projects In Hot Weather

Working Outside In Summer – Health & Safety Best Practices For Construction Projects In Hot Weather

Katy Hall - 13-May-2024

Working outside in construction can be a real slog over the winter, let’s be completely honest, so it always raises our spirits when the warm days of spring and summer arrive. With everyone else stifling in their offices and workshops, summer weather makes us realise why we entered this glorious industry in the first place! However, in many ways working outdoors in hot weather is as unpleasant, and certainly more dangerous, than working outside in winter.

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