Richmond Bridge Boathouses

Traditional Thames Boatbuilding, Hire, Sales, Repairs and Moorings

Master Craftsmen

Master Boatbuilder Mark Edwards MBE leads a team of dedicated craftsmen excelling in traditional Thames Boatbuilding, heirs to a heritage stretching back centuries.

  • Mark Edwards, MBE
  • The Craftsmen
  • Apprentices
  • Traditional Techniques



Traditional Boatbuilding

We are able to deliver custom projects of all sizes as main contractor or part of larger teams - from the smallest skiff to The Royal Barge Gloriana (presented to HM The Queen on the occasion of her Diamond Jubilee).

  • Bespoke Boatbuilding
  • Approved Repairs
  • Restoration and Heritage
  • Project Gallery




As well as boatbuilding we can provide a full range of supporting services, from pay-as-you-go rowing skiff hire (run from our landing-stage in the heart of Historic Richmond) to filming on location.

  • Hourly Rentals
  • Boat Hire (including Weddings & Events)
  • Film & TV Work
  • Moorings, Storage and Workshop Hire