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Our Handyperson service is available to aid people with small tasks and jobs around the home.

HandypersonTasks include replacing light bulbs, repairing broken hinges or mending doors that stick. We can also supply and fit key safes.

Requests will be given a level of priority depending upon how urgent the need is. 

High priority jobs, such as something that could impact on the person’s personal safety will be tackled within a week. Low priority would be jobs of a more aesthetic nature and may take up to three weeks.

As this is a small service no emergency work will be undertaken, but assistance in the form of information to help resolve the problem will be given.

Once the job details are taken, the handyperson will contact and visit the person. If the job is minor, the work will be carried out immediately, otherwise an assessment of time and materials necessary will be given and a date to carry out the work will be agreed.

Cost of the service

The full cost of materials will be charged and an hourly charge of £10.00 (minimum charge £4.00). 

There will be no charge for travelling time to and from the person’s home. A receipt will be given for all payments.

How to access the service

To access the handyperson service, simply contact the Reculver Road office of Age UK Herne Bay & Whitstable during office hours, with brief details of the work required and this will be passed on to the handyperson.


Office Manager

Phone: 01227 749570