Julie Sienesi, Director
Julie is passionate about the yard. She joined the team during the Heritage Lottery Fund project and, now the project has been completed, is focussed on taking the Trust forward and raising the yard’s profile in Bristol.  Contact Julie about big ideas, fundraising opportunities and the Yard’s role in Bristol.

Vacant, Community, Learning & Volunteering Manager
The CLVM manages the daily operations of the Yard’s Visitor Centre and is dedicated to community engagement and helping visitors engage with the fascinating history of this unique site. Contact the CLVM about volunteering, school visits, tour bookings, community projects, events and the history of the yard.

Clare Worrall, Finance and Admin Coordinator
Clare has over 10 years of experience working at Underfall Yard and is dedicated to making things run smoothly. Contact Clare about invoices and payments.

Libby Everall and Evita NewmanWeekend Duty Supervisors
Working on alternate weekends, Libby and Evita are responsible for the smooth operation of Underfall Yard and its Visitor Centre.


Our amazing volunteers help us to run the Visitor Centre, gather stories and memories of the yard, take gorgeous photographs, lead tours galore and much more besides. We have nearly 60 volunteers helping us and we are always in need of more engaged, interested and enthusiastic people to join the team.


Underfall Yard is home to skilled maritime businesses and organisations offering a wide range of services relating to: boat building, rigging, blacksmithing, marine engineering, marine safety, maritime training and maritime leisure pursuits.

For a full list of the businesses you can find at Underfall Yard please visit our Boatyard Businesses page.

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