About us

With over 1.5 million items in stock and a 75,000 sq ft warehouse, our award-winning team always goes above and beyond to deliver the best to our clients.

Our team

Each and every member of our award-winning team is highly trained and passionate about the business. With an experienced account management team that work closely with our clients offering the best advice possible, and a logistics team that ensure that deliveries are made with the minimum of fuss, our unparalleled understanding of the live events market makes Thorns Group ideally placed to make a success of your event plans, no matter how ambitious they seem!

The industry has recognised our successes and after being awarded as ‘Best Furniture Supplier’ in the Exhibition Elite List, our winning streak has continued reinforcing our high levels of customer service; ‘Best Furniture Supplier to Organisers’ at the Exhibition News and Elite Awards three years running.


Thorns are committed to the development of our staff and offer competitive rates of pay and benefits. We are keen to have people on our team who share our philosophy and values.

Opportunities include administration, finance, operations and sales roles across our offices. To apply please email us your CV along with a covering letter to careers@thorns.co.uk stating which position you are interested in.


Our locations

As one of the largest event equipment hire companies we provide complete hire solutions to events of all shapes and sizes nationwide. We work with organisers of all types of events including events, conferences, corporate hospitality, exhibitions, festivals, offices, parties, product launches, seminars and weddings.

Our depots are based in Hertfordshire, Birmingham and Manchester all within close proximity of the major motorway networks in the following areas:

London Worcestershire
Greater London West Midlands
Berkshire Nottinghamshire
Buckinghamshire Cheshire
Cambridgeshire Derbyshire
Essex South Yorkshire
Hertfordshire Merseyside
Surrey Greater Manchester
Oxfordshire Lancashire
Bristol West Yorkshire
Gloucestershire North Yorkshire


In 2020, we overcame our biggest challenge: single use plastic. We have decided to replace this for 12 months biodegradable packaging, saving the World from 1,170,000 meters of shrink wrap a year.


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