From Our Base To Your Event

To ensure prompt service across the country, our operations are centrally located, in Nottinghamshire. From our three-acre premises, with 27,000 square feet of covered storage, we handle all our design, manufacture, resourcing, maintenance and logistics.

All the hard work we do here ensures success at your event, wherever it is. Our knowledge, experience and enthusiasm mean you can trust us with your temporary structures – so you can concentrate on all the other aspects of your event.

Maintaining quality and safety

At Woodhouse, the end of the season doesn’t mean the end of our work – this is when we start the all-important preparation for the following year. In September, we grade all our Clearspan® marquee covers, tag them and plan their maintenance. We do this while they are still in use on site, because the natural light helps us assess their condition. Then, using our giant 7.4-metre Havencrown PVC washing machine, we clean and dry the covers. Next, we inspect for rips and pin-holes – and repair them on the spot or set them aside for replacement. We also inspect the aluminium frames and steel connections, base-plates and stakes, before cleaning and stacking them away.

We take a different approach for our temporary stabling – because of the sheer volume (over 3,000 of them) and their style of construction. We inspect, grade, wash and repair the PVC roof covers in a similar way to the marquee covers, and then inspect the stable doors, sides and rear partition walls for any damage, repairing or replacing as necessary. Horses do more damage to the traditional timber stables, so we rigorously inspect all the doors, sides and back sections, and rebuild around a third of them each year.

We also inspect, clean and, where necessary, replace our Quicktrack and Horse Walks, along with our wide range of accessories. So everything is fit for purpose, ready for the next time you need them at your venue.

Assurances

When organising an outdoor event nothing can be left to chance. Get peace of mind width our five-part assurances

Innovations

Innovation is vital to successful events. We are always looking at ways to improve our products and develop new ones.

Sustainability

From our base to your event, we handle design, manufacturing, resourcing, maintenance and logistics.

History

We are proud of our heritage as a leading industry contractor. Discover over a century of experience here.

  • Woodhouse fulfilled their Sustainability responsibilities to LOCOG and Greenwich Park both on paper and through their day to day attention to Good working practices.

    London Olympics

    Julie Duffas, Venues Sustainability Manager LOCOG

  • L H Woodhouse was a pleasure to work with and generally, I think your installation went really well.

    You managed to comply with all of our requirements and maintained the programme throughout. It was evident to us that you had not worked on a strict CDM site before but it did not take long for you to respond and work in a safe manner at the speed the programme required. Your product appeared well received and well-constructed and we wish you success in your future ventures. Thanks from all the team at ISG.

    London Olympics

    David Fisher, Venue Delivery Project Manager ISG Principal Contractor

  • Following another very successful air tattoo I would like to extend my sincere thanks to LH Woodhouse.

    Having done this show for 15 years, predominantly with the same contractors it is always a nervous time bringing in a new contractor for their first time at the show. Your staff where first class, their conduct, attitude to work and attention to detail was excellent. The equipment was clean and well erected in a precise line. I have received nothing but positive feedback about the equipment and hopefully this will now lead to better things next year. Thanks again to your team at LH Woodhouse.

    A3 Events 2014

    Jon Wilding,

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