J & J Carter was founded in 1988 and now with over 35 years’ experience in the business, we have built extensive knowledge and a reputable name in the industry.

We owe huge thanks to our dedicated customers and staff for joining us on our journey, whom through them we have built the success of J & J Carter.



J & J Carter Limited founded by John Carter.


First factory 360m2, in Lion Court in Basingstoke, with 3 employees and first of many Forsström High-Frequency Welders.


Introduction of Computer-Aided Design, CNC Cutting and Introduction of automated Keder manufacture.


J & J Carter’s work appears on National Television, having fabricated the airbags for the Volvo 440 “Airbag included” campaign.


Charlie Carter joins the family business in Production.


Robert Carter joins the family business in Sales.


Atlanta Olympics – 1728m2 of Pavilions provided within 4 weeks from order for the rowing at Savannah.


J & J Carter win the IFAI Design Award.


10 years of J & J Carter.


Standing at 43 metres high, the “Sails of the South” in Portsmouth is manufactured, the most complex tensioned membrane structure in the country to date.


Howden Sewerage Treatment Works Project wins JEC Composites Award for Best reinforced Structure in Europe, and MUTA Project of the Year.


The PTFE membrane structure at West Quay, Southampton wins the Institute of Civil Engineers Award for Small Projects. Existing CNC Plotter is upgraded to 13.5m x 3m


The membrane canopy spanning the Aberavon Bridge in Port Talbot wins the Institute of Civil Engineers Civic Trust Award.


Following the atrocities of 9-11, J & J Carter supply “Stop & Search” Canopies to U.S Airforce


The Parade Ring Structure (1250m2) at Sandown Park Racecourse wins the IFAI International Award of Excellence.


J & J Carter acquire a steel fabrication business which brings the operation in-house, increasing productivity and quality of the service.


John Carter receives The MUTA Presidents Award, presented by Ian Parkin.


Keder increases in popularity. J & J Carter receive an order of 120,000m of Keder from a client in Australia, the largest order ever requested.


J & J Carter build the Blackbrook (Taunton) Indoor Tennis Centre. Opened by LTA Chief Executive Roger Draper.


The Lights Theatre Project is Highly Commended by MUTA as Project of the Year.


Kilworth House Theatre Project by J & J Carter is the Award Winner of Campaign to Protect Rural England, Leicestershire Property and Construction Awards and Best Structural Design at East Midlands LABC Built in Quality Awards.


J & J Carter delivers its first cable net structure. The Liverpool Web of Light consumes over 400m of stainless steel cable. Designed by Chinese contemporary artist Ai Weiwei and engineered by Arup.


Royal Bank of Trinidad & Tobago commission J & J Carter to design and build their 320m2 5th Floor Roof enclosure. A unique double conic insulated structure is delivered, all made in the U.K


J & J Carter’s EcoDam is Patented for its unique design. EcoDam is used by the Environment Agency and others in the fight against flooding.


Silicone Glass makes its debut with the construction of the Gatwick North Terminal Interchange. ATEX is used to provide some 800m2 of rain screen Facade.


J & J Carter provides over 30Km of Oil Spill Boom to the BP Gulf of Mexico disaster, where 42 gallons per day were lost, creating spills some 160 x 32 Km.


Following many years of enjoyable expansion at Basingstoke, a new site at Andover is acquired. 1.5 acres with 2500m2 of factory and offices become our new home.


J & J Carter supply Temporary Stables for the London Olympics with L.H Woodhouse.


IFAI International Achievement Award for “Malls Shopping Centre- Basingstoke, The Malls” project.


Winner of the Innovation Excellence Award for the North Hampshire Inspire Business Awards for the project “Eco-Dam”


J & J Carter’s first in-house Expo “CARTORIUM” welcomes many visitors.


Finalist of Innovation and Technology Award at the Test Valley Business Awards for “Eco-Dam” project.


Development and delivery of J & J Carter’s first multi-storey structure KUBE.


In order to reduce the environmental impact, J & J Carter switch to renewable solar energy source and form a partnership with Hive Energy- one of the UK’s leading developers of solar energy.


J & J Carter supplies to Rugby World Cup and an EcoDam to the Environment Agency to assist with the flooding in Yorkshire.


EcoDam is exported for the first time to France. Clients include RMT Paris Métro.


J & J Carter supplies Merchandising Kiosks for Beyoncé's Formation World Tour.


J & J Carter wins 4000m2 Tensile Roof contract for Sunderland's Beacon of Light Building.


Construction of the first FARM250 3 Stage Anaerobic Digester.


Civil Engineering works commence at the Andover factory which sees the move of the steelworks factory from the Meon Valley. Some 900 lorry loads of chalk is removed to make way for the new steel works.


Founder, John Carter, passes away. He served his industry since the 1950's starting out as an apprentice. Worked on various committees for the greater good of today. He was determined and very proud. His legend lives on and is survived by his wife, Jill, sons Robert and Charlie, and grand-daughters Emily and Isabella.


KUBE makes it's debut at the Showman's Show. Demonstrating the modular, multi-storey capability of a unique temporary structure.


Clear PVC Tensile Roof is built for the Hot House at London Design Festival.


Managing Director, Robert Carter, is admitted to the M.U.T.A Executive Committee.


Last of the original founders, Jill Carter, sadly passes away. J & J Carter is now directed by Sons, Robert and Charlie Carter.


First commercial sale of the innovative FARM250 Anaerobic Digester (AD) System to Home Farm in Derbyshire, following 3 years of rigorous testing at Windover Farm.


Played a crucial role in creating the first ever hotel at the historic Silverstone Circuit. Our canopy stands proudly above the exclusive roof terrace bar, with unrivalled views of the iconic starting grid, Hamilton Straight and pit lane.


J & J. Carter announce the launch of a new website, designed to deliver an elevated immersive experience across both mobile and desktop.
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