Handyperson service

Westminster City Council offer a free handyperson service (opens new window) for all residents in Westminster who are either aged 60 and over or in receipt of a disability allowance. We carry out jobs that can be done in a maximum of half a day. Any qualifying resident can use the service twice in any 12 months. The first £50 of materials are provided free but anything that costs more has to be paid for by the recipient of the work.

The type of jobs include:

  • minor repairs to stairs and floors
  • minor plumbing jobs
  • replacing broken windows, door handles and locks
  • fixing loose carpet
  • replacing light bulbs, plugs and fuses
  • small areas of tiling
  • fitting or replacing hand rails
  • re-hanging or adjusting of doors
  • fitting grab rails

Jobs that are not included:

  • internal and external decoration
  • gardening
  • works to gas, water, electric appliances or electric supplies