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Corporate & Social Responsibility

Kingerlee Joinery is committed to behaving ethically and considerately. We take steps to ensure our business is making a positive contribution to our local community and its economic development. The development and support of our people is a priority for us.

Some elements of our commitment to our local community include:

Charity of the Year Partnership

We are delighted to announce that we are supporting The Lighthouse Club – The Construction Industry Charity as our charity of 2023.

The Lighthouse Club, founded in 1956, provide emotional, physical and financial well-being support to the construction industry across the UK and Ireland. The Lighthouse Club receive no public funding and therefore relies on the generosity of those within the construction industry for support to help them continue with their vital work.

To keep up to date with our fundraising throughout the year, check in on our JustGiving page and/or follow us on any social media platform.

Work Experience

We offer work experience placements through local schools and colleges offering Joinery workshop experience.

For more information don't hesitate to get in touch with our Joinery Director, John Lee -

Community Wood Recycling

As part of its commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility, wherever possible, Kingerlee use The National Community Wood Recycling Project to manage waste timber generated by its construction sites.

We are pleased to have recently received a Social Impact Report detailing that 50 Tonnes of timber have been diverted from landfills with the added benefit that it has provided 63 volunteer days of work, 3 volunteer positions and 7 months of paid employment.

Community Wood Recycling also employs ex-offenders, those with mental health or learning difficulties and those who have faced drug and alcohol problems, getting them back to work or into employment for the first time. 100% of the timber is recycled and used to make products, from shelving units to garden planters, which are then sold at stores and online. If the wood is not good enough to be a useful product it is used for firewood.

Our Family Values

At Kingerlee Joinery our people are everything to us. We have a passion for bespoke joinery and thrive on high-quality, challenging projects. We are a fifth-generation family firm with great values and a forward-thinking, energetic approach. 

Our Values

  • CARING - safety and wellbeing are our highest priorities

  • FAMILY - maintain our family culture built over five generations

  • DYNAMIC - an innovative, collaborative and energetic approach

  • ENGAGED - with our people, clients, supply chain and community

  • TEAMWORK - delivering a high-quality performance 

Health, Safety and Environment

Kingerlee Joinery has always attached the greatest importance to the safety, health and welfare of all employees and supply chain partners whilst at work. The company has an excellent record in this respect, and it is our policy to do everything reasonably practicable to prevent injury or ill health to our employees at work or of anyone else who may be affected by our operations. 

We have a formal health and safety management system that has achieved certification to the standards required by BS ISO 45001:2018. Such certification is considered by the Health & Safety Executive, via their publication “Managing health and safety in construction” (L153), to demonstrate that a contractor has the health and safety skills, knowledge, experience and organisational capability as required by The Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015. View our certificate of registration. View our Occupational Health and Safety Policy.

In order to keep up to date with proposed changes in health and safety legislation, we are members of The Construction Health and Safety Group - one of the foremost exchange forums in the construction industry. Through its monthly meetings, it offers regular opportunities to receive updates on new regulations, codes of practice, innovations etc. and to hear and question Health and Safety Executive Inspectors.


We are also committed to the protection of our environment and we endeavour to ensure that our work activities have a minimal impact on the environment by, controlling nuisance from noise, dust and traffic movements, protecting watercourses and the ground from contamination, preserving our cultural heritage, flora and fauna and reducing and correctly disposing of waste. View our Environmental Policy.

We have a formal Environmental Management System which has achieved certification to the standards required by BS EN ISO 14001:2015.  View our Certificate of Registration. Keith Shackleton, our in-house Health, Safety and Environment Manager, is a chartered member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health and a member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment and holds a Diploma in Environment and Development Studies.

Promoting health, safety and environmental awareness and understanding amongst all members of staff, through effective training plans, and the use of integrated management policy and procedures is the key to achieving high levels of performance in these important areas of the business.

Sustainable Construction

Our construction team holds a wide portfolio of sustainable and environmental experiences. In collaboration with The Prince’s Foundation, we have also been involved in a project to demonstrate the most effective route to low energy and low carbon building, using natural construction materials.


We have experience working on many sustainable schemes that include the use of:


• Building and monitoring Management Systems
• Cement replacement options
• Solar panels and heating
• Green and sedum roofs
• Rainwater harvesting and greywater recycling
• Wind turbines
• Photo Voltaic installations
• Thermal bores and ground source heat recovery
• Low-temperature underfloor heating
• Environmentally sourced timber

Environmental Project – The Natural House


Undertaken at the Building Research Establishment, this house was built by Kingerlee with the following key features:

• Highly energy efficient with locally sourced materials
• Affordable, practical and attractive
• Reducing carbon footprint
• Replicable and simple – sustainable solutions

FSCĀ® Certification

Sustainable construction techniques are increasingly in demand, and at Kingerlee Joinery we do our best to be kind to the environment. We source all of our materials from reputable suppliers with good environmental credentials.

In addition, Kingerlee Joinery is a Forest Stewardship Council® Certified company and complies with the FSC® Chain of Custody standards for FSC specified projects.

FSC® materials and products have been checked at every stage of processing as well as yearly audits so that customers purchasing FSC® products can be confident that the chain of custody accreditation for FSC® is genuinely passed on to them.

Company Registration Code: SA-COC-002031 | Company License Code: FSC-C005953


Kingerlee has always embraced achieving the highest levels of quality for our clients. Our processes and systems have been developed to guide our business activities from inception to completion and are fully accredited to the standards required by BS EN ISO9001:2015. 

View our Certificate of Registration

View our Quality Policy