THE CITY OF LONDON LIVERY COMPANY AND CHARITY FOR THE FURNISHING INDUSTRY.
Welcome to the Furniture Makers’ Company
Education & Development
We have created a wide ranging education programme to develop young talent for the future, which supports school children right through to young professionals.Read More
Our prestigious Guild Marks and Awards raise the profile of British design, innovation and manufacturing, helping to build a thriving industry for the future, improving our exports and rebuilding our trade deficit.Read More
We are here to help when you need it most – whether you or your partner still work within the industry or did in the past.Read More
City of London livery companies comprise London’s ancient and modern trade associations and guilds. The earliest guilds date back to the 12th century when people working in the same craft in London grouped together to regulate competition within their trade and maintain high standards.
The term livery company was introduced when guilds started introducing their own clothing and regalia – or livery – to distinguish their members from other guilds. Today, there are 111 liveries that support matters of trade, education, charity and fellowship within their sector. They also play an integral part in the City’s governance.