01159 899 899 sales@lhwoodhouse.co.uk
Outdoor events structure specialist,
including marquees, trade stands, stables, trackway and storage

Woodhouse is a family business and we are celebrating 125 years of outdoor show and event contracting this year. Woodhouse strives to provide our clients with the best temporary hire structures, installed safely, sustainably and on-time every time. We pride ourselves in providing personal contract management infused with the expertise, reliability and trust which are generated from our commitment to this exciting and challenging industry.


Here at Woodhouse our success and longevity is due to our employees whose expertise, skills and hard work ensure our projects are always completed safely, on-time and to our clients satisfaction. Drawing on our event experts knowledge and experience, we design and build our own innovative hire products to meet the unique applications we service. At Woodhouses we create a safe and healthy working environment where self motivation, hard work, skills development and customer respect are our core characteristics. We experience low employee turnover and we believe this is due to the informal and respectful attitude we have to each other. Applying for a position with Woodhouse is a clear choice for motivated individuals with an interest in managing and working on outdoor shows and events nationwide. It is important that all applicants are able to perform in a commercial, practical working environment and have a direct, honest, no nonsense communication style.

Site Foreman/ Team Leader

All applications to fran@lhwoodhouse.co.uk

Salary dependent on experience.

You will need to demonstrate experience of leading a team erecting and dismantling various temporary structures safely and within strict time constraints, continually assessing the ongoing position of the current contract that you are working on. You must be able to work on your own initiative as well as following instructions given to you. The ability to liaise with clients and colleagues in a polite and professional manner, remaining calm when under pressure, is essential.

You will have a full driving license and be an experienced forklift driver. A good working knowledge and understanding of current health and safety regulations and best practise is also required. You must be willing to work across the UK which will also include nights away especially during our peak season (during low season you will be mainly situated at our depot in Cotgrave, Nottinghamshire). Weekend work and early starts/late finishes should also be expected. Please be aware that this role will involve work that is physically demanding.


Seasonal Vacancies 2017

All applications to fran@lhwoodhouse.co.uk

L H Woodhouse & Co Ltd are looking for motivated and reliable individuals with a good attitude to join us over our peak season (typically April through October). You will be working as part of a team led by one of our Foreman on our clients’ sites erecting and dismantling temporary structures including Trade Stands, Grandstands and Temporary Stables. You will be representing L H Woodhouse & Co Ltd and working in close proximity to our clients and must therefore behave and work in a professional and respectful manner. Please also be aware that this is a physically demanding role.

You must be willing to work across the UK which will also include nights away. Weekend work and early starts/late finishes should also be expected. Transport from our head office in Cotgrave to the sites will be arranged for you. Experience is not essential as full training will be provided but it would be an advantage if you were a forklift operator and/or held a C.S.C.S. card. A good working knowledge and/or understanding of current health and safety regulations and best practise would also be beneficial.

For the right individual with an excellent attitude who demonstrates themselves to be a quick learner with good initiative, there may be a long term opportunity to develop within the Woodhouse team.

The current starting wage is £7.50 per hour with hours worked over the weekend and on bank holidays paid at 1.5 times your basic hourly rate. You will also receive £13 (after tax) subsistence for each night away.


The stables were excellent and real Olympic Gold Medal Standard. I would be happy to house my Paralympic champion in them anytime or permanently. Woodhouse and LOCOG showed the world that the temporary accommodation of horses could be of the highest standard.

Sophie Christiansen
Team GB Paralympic Gold Medal Dressage, London Paralympics


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