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.

  • The service from Woodhouse was first class, the white tenting was stunning, the stand extras did help. Your team were great, especially Jack, for whom nothing was too much trouble.

    Royal Windsor Horse Show 2014

    Pam Swift, Tradestand Director

  • On behalf of the show, I write to express my very sincere thanks to Marcin and his team, and also to Adie, for the efforts put in on the lead up to, during and after the show.

    I do recognise that the contractors are mainly unseen, but play such an important part of a successful show.

    Devon County Show 2016

    Ollie Allen, Show Secretary

  • I just wanted to drop you a quick note to say thank you for everything you have done at Greenwich Park for London 2012.

    It has been a pleasure working with you and your team, and I would have no hesitation using Woodhouse again or recommending you to others. I think your stables are first class and you rightfully received great credit from athletes and grooms alike. Your approach throughout the design, installation, use and derig was great. Nothing was ever too much for you. Please pass on my thanks to the rest of your team.

    London Olympics

    Stephen Jepson, Greenwich Park Venue Project Manager

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