Repair Workshops

Pick up some proper repair skills at these classes and workshops, happening across London all year round. The workshops list is entirely crowd-sourced from recommendations and is not quality-controlled by the team at London Recycles. Please do check online if the business is still open and has good reviews!



Across London

Take your bike from beginners maintenance to advanced specialist courses.

Cycle Confident

Across London

Cycle Confident regularly run two types of Maintenance course: 1. Basic Maintenance Course – If you want to know how to keep a bike in good working order. Learn how to fix a puncture, adjust brakes, index gears and lubricate your chain correctly. 2. Advanced Maintenance course Provides more complex skills. Learn how to replace cables, adjust headsets, service hubs and replace a chain.

London Bike Hub


The London Bike Hub offers support and guidance to residents, workers and students to maintain their bikes.

The London Bike Kitchen


The London Bike Kitchen is a mechanic owned & operated open DIY workshop.


Carshalton College


Courses that’ll get you started in an electrical repairs career.

Hackney Fixers


Hackney Fixers aim to promote electrical and electronic repair in Hackney as an alternative to growing mountains of waste and consumption.

School of Mobile Technology London


Run basic phone-fixing courses to advanced laptop repair courses.

The Good Life Centre


The Good Life Centre runs a 2.5 hour introductory workshop to help you learn the first principles of electrics in the home. 

The Knowledge Academy


The Knowledge Academy have a virtual platform which allows you to sit their courses from home with a live instructor. You can also join classroom courses if you prefer.

West Central London Fixers

Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster

Brings together community volunteer repairers and the community to fix their electronics for free.


Petit Miracles

Hammersmith & Fulham

Petit Miracles offer a range of workshops and programmes to teach disadvantaged adults and people with disabilities the skills to upcycle and mend furniture.

Shoreditch Design Rooms

Tower Hamlets

Shoreditch Design Rooms run upholstery courses with expert teachers which also leave room for creativity and innovation. You can choose from rigorous diplomas and training courses to leisurely evening classes.

The Goodlife Centre


The Goodlife Centre runs an assortment of courses, from furniture restoration to woodwork.

The School of Stuff


The School of Stuff runs courses in upholstery, cabinet making, furniture restoration, furniture history and anything and everything related to furniture. They keep classes small and teaching is rigorous but informal. All their teachers are skilled practitioners and courses range from a day to two years.




RePurpose take donated items and restore, repair and upcycle them, diverting pre-loved items from landfill and selling them on to provide vital funds to support the Greenwich & Bexley Hospice.

The Remakery


A not-for-profit co-operative work space for artists, local residents and enterprises to breathe new life into things, foster new skills and explore zero waste systems.


Ealing Repair Café


The Ealing Repair Café encourages the mending of clothes and textiles with friendly volunteers to help you gain the skills repair textiles.


Hackney, Online

Barley runs lots of different classes and workshops and can also make or alter clothes for you.


Across London, Online

Obby has loads of different classes you can browse, from sewing for absolute beginners to garment – making.

Sew It With Love


Run sewing classes and 1 to 1 tutorials.

The Good Life Centre


The Good Life Centre run a variety of classes and courses, from sewing to furniture-upcycling!