Hampshire based gunsmith with specialist knowledge and expert understanding of fine English guns

Services and Products

Gun Repairs

In our onsite workshop based in Winchester, we are able to carry out services and repairs on most English and modern alternative shotguns, rifles and air rifles; including but not limited to:

  • Pre/Post season gun servicing
  • Stock alterations
  • Re-stocking
  • Blacking/ re-blacking
  • Re-jointing
  • Chequering and woodwork repairs
  • Gold/silver oval fitting
  • Choke alteration


Other services

  • Stockist of Hull Cartridges
  • Gun storage; long and short term agreements available
  • Valuation for probate/insurance
  • Collection/Delivery available on request

For any questions on services not listed, please call and we can discuss your needs. Alternatively, please use the contact form below for a callback.

Contact Form Finding us

17 years experience

“When you trust me to repair your guns, I treat them as if they were my own; ensuring the highest quality repair and finish”


Alex is a highly trained gunsmith, with 17 years of experience based in B.E Chaplin in Winchester. Now running the workshop under his own name, Alex brings his experience and expert understanding of guns and their repair/maintenance to the forefront of this long established central Hampshire workshop.

Personally taking an interest in shooting, Alex has been shooting both game and clays since a young age, using both side-by-sides and over-and-under shotguns from varying makers, providing invaluable working knowledge both in the field and on the range.

Winner of the Hurlingham Cup Trophy in 2019 (Helice ZZ), .22 Speed Shooting Champion 2016, 2017, 2019 (Rifle Shooting) Alex is always experimenting with new disciplines of the sport, using a range of guns, providing a vast knowledge both in the field and in the workshop.

Finding us

How to find us

Alex Smith Guns is located in Chaplin’s Yard, off St Clement Street. To find St Clement Street, follow the high street towards the Hampshire County Council building, turning left at Cote Brasserie/man on horse statue and following the one-way road to the left, down the hill. Alex Smith Guns can be found on the right of the road behind large wooden gates and is clearly signposted.


There is one parking space available within the yard for dropping off/collecting guns. Your vehicle will need to be reversed into the space to allow easy return access to the road. The space is suitable for large vehicles such as 4×4. If you wish for assistance parking your car, please call Alex in advance using the shop telephone number 01962 840055.

Alternatively the closest public parking is located at Tower Street, 5 minutes walk from the shop.

Get in touch

Alternatively, email [email protected] or call us on
07909 988754 / 01962 840055. Often it is often easier to work out how we can help you over the phone, so please do not hesitate to call.