About us

J&V Carpentry is Bespoke Furniture Company based in London, UK made up of experienced carpenters and decorators in the year 2007. We making custom furniture items such as fitted wardrobes, cupboards, bookcases and fitted bedroom furniture. Our company has extensive experience building a wide array of fitted furniture and we can work across the entire London area (North, South, West, East and Central London). We providing a selection of friendly and fast services in every aspect of bespoke furniture made out of hand painted MDF. We have long served the London area within the M25 range and our company continues to expand to suit the needs of our clients. We delivering the best in bespoke furniture built for your custom needs by sourcing only the best quality materials and employing a team of some of the most experienced furniture makers

Alcove fitted wardrobe ideas for you. Picture showing made-to-measure traditional wardrobe fitted into an alcove of the London property Alcove fitted bookshelves with cabinet at the bottom. Alcove cupboard good ideas

Alcoves in period properties created by an original fireplace and chimney breast in the centre of the wall. Typically, these recesses are perfect place for built-in shelving in living rooms and fitted wardrobes in bedrooms.

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Why choose us?

JV Carpentry has been established in 2007 and it was only one carpenter and his helper back then. Now we have over a decade of experience in crafting our bespoke fitted furniture. As a result our team have built over 2000 of exclusive custom wardrobes, cupboards and bookshelves for our customers around London. Many of our customers are returning to us because we always working hard to provide you with our friendly service and quality work. Therefore, we believe that the best advertising is the word of mouth and good reputation of trustful trader.

We are all about creating customer relationships and we will assist you with design of your built-in furniture. Moreover we will provide you with professional advice on how to improve your space and look of your home. Whether you need a large bespoke wardrobe, alcove bookshelves or a small fitted cupboard we will take every effort to protect your floor, cover your furniture and clean up after we have finished the job.

We are more than happy to provide you with the references from our previous clients. We have a lot of happy customers who with pleasure will recommend us to anyone. Click here to read our review on trustpilot

Made-to-measure wardrobe inside the left alcove. This wardrobe designed to fit perfectly into existing alcove. Fitted wardrobe made from floor to the ceiling

Our Alcove built-in wardrobes designed to fit perfectly into a recess in the wall of your bedroom without any gaps and dead space between the walls/ceiling and the wardrobe. In other words it gives you opportunity to using every inch of your valuable alcove space. Explore full range of our wardrobes in Fitted Wardrobes Gallery

  • Highly recommended

    JV Carpentry designed and built our fitted wardrobes, we’re thrilled with the end result – very reasonable priced too and design was tailored perfectly to meet our specific needs


  • Beautiful shelves, great service

    Quick and professional service. Really well designed and built product; beautifully finished; great care taken with painting the shelves and keeping everything tidy. Very highly recommended.

    Sam B.


  • Outstanding service

    JV carpentry did an excellent job on a large shelving unit. I would recommend them to anyone.

    Dann Irving

  • Very happy customer

    We absolutely love our new alcove cabinet and floating shelves. They’re exactly what we wanted.

    Stacey Lee

What we do

  JV Carpentry specialized on made-to-measure and hand painted MDF fitted furniture. Our bespoke items can be made in almost any style from traditional to contemporary. In the past we have created a wide array of projects including:
Built-in Wardrobes
Bespoke Bookcases
Fitted Bookshelves
Alcove Cupboards
Made-To-Measure Bedroom Furniture
Floating Shelves
Boiler Cupboards
Custom Cabinets
Bespoke Radiator Covers
Fitted Furniture Design
  Our company designing and installing fitted items that can suit your needs directly. Moreover, we look carefully at your bespoke specifications and ensure that we can create a functional product made to measure a specific space or to fit your design specifications.
We cut every piece required for installation offsite in our workshop prior installation. As a result this improves efficiency and reduces the total amount of mess/disruption caused within your home.
We specialize primarily in MDF construction projects, however please keep in mind we do not often offer sliding door wardrobes or spray paint finishes.

Fitted wardrobes

  Our company makes fitted bedroom furniture such as built-in wardrobes and fitted bedrooms in any style you may be interested in. Whether you have an idea for a traditional Victorian wardrobe or a very modern style, our bespoke wardrobes can perfectly fit to your space and provide the utmost in functionality every day.
We ensuring that all of your clothing will fit into the wardrobe and that you can make perfect use of every shelf.  We can source and include some traditional details to your fitted bedrooms that can help you capture the Victorian style or make it plain and with clean lines to match contemporary style. That is to say, we can make custom wardrobe doors to match your bedroom door style or panels on the walls.
Please follow the link if you'd like to know how much does a fitted wardrobe cost.

Fitted bookcases

 We can craft our fitted bookshelves in almost any type of modern or traditional way. We can offer a standard size shelves or make changes to include thicker floating style shelves based off of your specifications. Our bespoke custom made bookshelves can be integrated into almost any wall or we can build them into any alcove of your home. Therefore we will work with the shape of your room and install shelves and fitted cupboards to your specifications. In addition, our built-in bookcases and shelving units can include cabinets at the bottom for storage behind the doors as well as adjustable shelves to help you make changes as necessary.
Large custom shelving units can give you the chance to store your books and create a fitted library in your property. Moreover we can even make shelving and alcove cabinets which are perfect as a TV and entertainment unit. In addition, our fitted cupboard work great for hiding away your DVDs, Blu-ray's or video games and tidy up all cables. Improve your organization and reduce clutter with our custom made fitted bookcases.

LED light inside our fitted furniture

  Many of our wardrobes, bookshelves and display units can include LED strip lights. As we are building the cupboards or shelving unit we integrate LED lighting during the installation to improve the light levels inside of any type of built-in wardrobe, cupboard or bookcase. Not only can this create a stylish effect for the furniture piece but it can highlight the clothing and help you have easier choices with your clothes.
We have a special hanging rail with a slot for LED strip and we can cut those rails to any size of your hanging compartment. We install a door switch that turns the light on automatically with the door opening. We can also cut a groove in the back of floating shelves to ensure that lighting strips can be installed inside the groove to backlight your books.
LED lighting strips have become an extremely popular feature that our construction experts can include with almost any piece of bespoke furniture we construct.
Grey alcove fitted wardrobe made with the same picture raila over the top and two shaker doors. This wardrobe made with drawers, hanging rail and shelves inside

fitted alcove bookcase

How we work

To keep the dust to a minimum level we cut all the pieces for the fitted furniture in our workshop prior installation and assembling and fitting the units at your home. After our carpenters finish woodwork the painters begin their work. They preparing the surface by filling the screw halls and all gap with woodfiller and sanding down rough edges to achieve high quality finish. After that they applying few coats of paint and when doing that they taking care of your home surroundings. Read more...

Built-in wardrobe fitted around the chimney breast

A fitted wardrobe can be installed around chimney breast. As a result It's creating deep storage space inside the alcove wardrobe sections. In addition a shallow space, normally for shoes, inside the wardrobe compartments at the front of the chimney breast. These wardrobe sections at the front of the chimney can come out slightly creating more space inside. Therefore this step make the wardrobe design very unique and bring some beauty into your bedroom. Read more...

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