Thorns Group

Thorns Group are a nationwide events and exhibitions hire contractor who have been supplying furniture and catering equipment to the industry nationwide and beyond for over 60 years.

Operating through four successful divisions – Furniture, Catering, Draping and Technical Services including audio visual, lighting, power and sound systems we can provide a comprehensive range of event hire solutions.  Our products range from traditional through to contemporary and we hold the largest stock of furniture, appealing to all tastes and requirements; ensuring our customers always has the greatest choice available.

We work with both private and commercial customers supplying equipment to events of all shapes and sizes. Our equipment can often be seen at many leading sporting events, corporate hospitality, exhibitions, conferences, weddings, high-profile events, countless celebrations and parties. Amongst our vast selection of clients are many of the UK’s leading exhibition organisers, exhibitors, caterers, contract caterers, live event management companies, venues and marquee companies.

In 2013 we launched our Draping Division and since then it’s gone from strength to strength.  We’ve provided a unique solution to an age-old problem of building content features on the showfloor – making it cost effective, quick to construct and aesthetically pleasing.

With offices in Hertfordshire, Birmingham and Manchester and over 155,000 sq ft of storage, Thorns Group is able to supply furniture, catering equipment and draping solutions of the highest possible standard across the UK and Europe.

Contact Details:

Head Office

Thorns Group
Welham Distribution Centre
172 Travellers Lane
Welham Green
United Kingdom
Tel: 0208 801 4444

Birmingham Sales & Distribution Centre

Thorns Group
19-21 Portland Street
B6 5RX
United Kingdom
Tel: 0121 328 4666

Manchester Sales & Distribution Centre

Thorns Group
Unit D
Lyntown Trading Estate
Lynwell Road
M30 9QG
United Kingdom
Tel: 0161 788 9064

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