A responsible, sustainable family business

ENVIRONMENT, EMPLOYEES AND ECONOMICS

Whatever your preferred order, these are three central components of our sustainable business.

Across decades of experience working on shows and events, Woodhouse has always aimed to achieve a balance in these factors, while investing in our employees and the business, and providing excellent service and innovative products to meet our clients’ demands.

We work on greenfield sites for most of our contracts, and we are known for our respectful treatment of our clients venues. Especially the care and attention we offer the ground, plants and animals - this includes clearing our waste responsibly as we go, to prevent hungry, inquisitive wildlife eating cable-ties and string cuttings. We also carry spill-kits in case of any accidental spillages onsite and to assist others where required.

We are one of a handful of responsible contractors in our industry sector who have achieved ISO 14001 for environmental management and ISO 20121 for event sustainability management. Now in our ninth year of external accreditation for these standards, we are confident we can operate to any of our client organisations’ sustainability requirements.

Our greatest responsibility is our people. We commit time and resources to training our employees and developing and retaining their unique skills – and to supporting them in their everyday challenges.

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.

Fabrics Industry approval

All our PVC roof covers comply with current UK, EU standards for fire retardancy and with the current MUTA Best Practice Guide 2018.

For further reassurance, our onsite locations are subject to independent MUTA inspections for compliant products and safe working practices.

Sustainability Policy PDF

Environmental, Social and
Economic Credentials
  • As the dust begins to settle on RWHS 2016 & HMQ90 I just wanted to pass on a personal thank you for everything that you did individually and the part your teams played in this years double event.

    Thank you for making it an event to remember forever and my role within the project a lot less challenging and stressful than it could have been.

    The Queens 90th Birthday Celebration & Royal Windsor Horse Show

    Harry Guthrie, Production Manager - 2016

  • The Stade d’Ornano barn stables facilities have been highly acclaimed by the international athletes and their chef d’equipes.

    As Normandie 2014 Organisers, we commend Woodhouse for their safe on time assembly and dis-assembly, their attentive event support and their professional contract management. Woodhouse have played a major part in enabling Normandie 2014 to stage a successful World Equestrian games by providing first class stabling and first class service, thank you!

    FEI Alltech WEG Normandie 2014

    Fabien Grobon, Directeur Général

  • 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.

    London Paralympics

    Sophie Christiansen, Team GB Paralympic Gold Medal Dressage

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