Events

We are the UK’s largest independent supplier of aluminium trackway with the British events industry providing many of our clients. We have supplied our temporary walkways to many prestigious, popular events and festivals.

In this section, we showcase our event case studies,  complete with testimonials. We also provide event industry insights with lots of helpful information on ground protection at outdoor events, extending to best practices and even how to create a safe and positive atmosphere.

construction and events insights uk 2024

Case studies & testimonials

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    Temp ground solution for Scottish Rugby Union's premium pitch
    Temp ground solution for Scottish Rugby Union pitch

    What our clients are saying about us...

    I’d just like to say a big thank you to the Davis Trackhire team in providing the car park and roadway for our event.

    From first calling you a week before we were given excellent service throughout and you were so helpful in giving prices, confirming availability, pricing the project, checking the site and your install team were fantastic turning up even before the agreed time and working every available daylight hour to make our event possible even adding extra area during the last afternoon before the event.

    Given that this was still in busy event season the performance of your friendly team excelled from start to finish in every way and I would recommend your company to anyone needing extra car parking and access roads for events anywhere in the UK.

    DR ~ Event Director

    “Working with Davis Trackhire is always a pleasure during planning and quoting through to working with the teams on site. The guys in the office are always really helpful, organic with the changing requirements of working in the entertainment industry and the challenges that can occur. The guys on site are always very approachable, happy to help and great at working together with the wider team.”

    CR ~ Production Manager

    As well as great value, Davis Trackhire have been charming and efficient throughout the event. Every detail has been very clear from the first proposal and the whole job was so easy with them. I don’t see why I’d use anyone else for trackway after this past weekend! You were brilliant, a huge thank you to you and your team and I am really looking forward to working with you again soon.

    CS ~ Senior Event Manager

    After being let down at the last minute by another supplier, we turned to Davis Trackhire for assistance. The project was for a new client and they stepped up and were able to mobilise in the timeframe required. As the first people on site Davis made an excellent impression. Our client was very happy with the plant and equipment and was very impressed with the attitude of the employees and Davis’ HSE systems and paperwork and specifically requested that I pass on his comments to them. Davis has been extremely accommodating with constantly shifting demobilisation dates and have been nothing but a pleasure to deal with. Great performance, excellent attitude and highly competitive rates mean Davis will be the first company I call for any ground protection and temporary access routes in the future.

    DH ~ Contracts Manager

    Davis Trackhire is an essential part of the wider Beaver Bridges Team. They are friendly, efficient, knowledgeable and cost-effective. Most importantly they turn up on time, every time, and this helps us keep our time critical projects on track.

    I would recommend Davis Trackhire to anyone who needs temporary road access - you won’t go far wrong

    Henry Beaver ~ Managing Director, Beaver Bridges

    Working with Davis Track Hire was a pleasure from the quick response to my initial enquiry through to the site operatives installing the track way system a week later. The engineer that came to site was very helpful and clearly had a lot of experience, the trackway solution for multiple crane lifts in a high secure unit was not a problem for him. As a Project Engineer at Dodd Group we have to deal with a lot of companies, and Davis Track Hire have been one of the best.

    KB ~ Project Engineer

    This was the first time I had encountered Davis Trackhire and I have been impressed with the professionalism of your staff and systems and the quality of your trackway and crane lorry.

    SA ~ Geotechnical Engineer

    Every single job I have employed Davis Trackhire on has gone without a hitch. It’s always been on time and they always get their crews to call the day before to discuss load in arrangements. A totally honest way of working, always try to help me out if we hit weather issues on site. A really great company to work with.

    SM ~ Event Site Manager

    Working with Davis Trackhire has always been a great experience, their attention to detail and outstanding back up is immeasurable. Having engaged with them to facilitate our aluminium requirements in the Olympic Stadium and our other venues too during London 2012 they were up to the task. They worked to very strict guidelines and schedules, the feedback we received from LOCOG about Davis Trackhire as a partner was fantastic. We continue to work with them and will do in the future also.

    Director, Signature Systems Europe ~ Tony Booth

    Davis Trackhire would appear to be the perfect package. Competitive quotes, quick install and demobilisation. Professional and friendly staff.

    WH ~ Project Manager

    The Davis Track Hire team played a pivotal part in successfully recovering the aircraft for TUI flight TOM3551 which moved off the runway while landing at Leeds Bradford Airport on 20 October 2023.

    We are grateful to the team for their swift response to our call for assistance and their support and provision of metal flooring plates which enabled the aircraft to be moved back onto the runway.  

    Richard Duncan ~ Head of Airfield Operations Leeds Bradford Airport