The Banqueting Hire Service is a family run business based on the Suffolk / Norfolk border in Tivetshall St Margaret’. With over 35 years’ experience between us it is safe to say you ARE in safe hands!

We pride ourselves on the quality of our service and the items we hire to you. From your initial enquiry we can provide valuable advice and attention to detail, ensuring you have everything covered!

This applies to everything we do, right through to the function itself where we provide a prompt and friendly transport service of all your items to and from your venue.

We know how important your function is, whether you have a wedding, party or corporate function for 20 or 2000, The Banqueting Hire Service is the perfect solution.



Managing Director

This is David, he is the M.D for the company!
David is responsible for the direction of the company and oversees the day to day running of the business. He is always pleased to make time in his busy schedule to provide expert advice to our customers. He particularly enjoys the challenge of working with all his family! ☺ ☺



Martin is David’s father and started the company way back when.
Rumour has it that Martin used to deliver hires by horse and cart in the early days but we are yet to see the photos! Martin does not have a title as he does a little bit of everything!


Warehouse Manager

Lesley is Martin’s wife and David’s mother. Lesley oversees the building process of all hires ensuring that your items are sent in correct quantities and of course in pristine condition.
When Lesley is not busy building hires, she specialises in find jobs for Martin! ☺


Head of Decor

Louise is the eldest daughter of Martin & Lesley, one of three daughters within the business.
Louise head’s up our team of décor specialists to ensure everything looks amazing on the day, as a trained florist the move to become head of décor was an easy one for Louise.


Transport Manager

Once you have placed an order with us, Jonny is tasked with working out the logistics of transporting your items to and from the venue. Jonny is part of the family too, married to Louise!


Office Manager

Chloe is sister number two!
Chloe can be found in our office giving quotations, taking orders and offering expert advice to ensure you have everything you need!


Hire Specialist

Rachel joined in 2020 after knowing David for a LONG time! Rachel is fast becoming an expert on all things banqueting, she can be found in our office taking orders, giving quotations and expert advice.


Linen Facility Manager

Megan has been with us for just over 3 years, joining as a linen apprentice.
When the opportunity to manage our laundry facility a-rose, Megan was the natural choice. Megan is an integral part of our team, responsible for ensuring all table linen, chair covers, sashes and drapes are in perfect condition prior to dispatch.


Warehouse & Linen Builder

Emily is the baby of the family, youngest daughter of three!
Emily is the only person in team B.H.S that can operate in the laundry facility, our warehouse and even goes out with Louise to set up décor sometimes. Most of the time Emily can be found building our hires and checking hires are corrected at H.Q.


Assistant Linen Supervisor and Warehouse operator.

We need a new recruit!! We are recruiting, do you think you could fit in with our team, get in touch!?


Financial Director

Shaun heads up our accounts department and has valuable input on all things financial. He is the one who watches the pounds and pennies!


Van & Lorry Driver- David’s little Bro!

Andrew is the last and final sibling to join team B.H.S! Andrew joined in 2020 and is fast learning all aspects of logistics. He is a one-man hire machine, look out for Andrew in one of our Lorries!

Dave, Richard, Jack, Pete

The main men!

Dave is our quality control officer on all kitchen equipment and furniture. Richard is a one man delivery team, Pete our main lorry driver and Jack is our apprentice. #TheEngineRoom!

Sue, Shirley, Jennie, Hayley

The main ladies!

These fine ladies are the heartbeat of our ware house, where would we be without them!? Special mention to Sue, Shirley, Jennie and Hayley.

The rest!

The Seasonal Regulars!

We are very lucky to have this fun bunch in our employment who return every year to help us deliver the quality & service that has come synonymous with our name. Special mention to Bev, Sarah, Shirley, Jackie, Christie, Liberty, Eric & Matty.
Each year we look to recruit up to 40 additional staff each May to September, if you think you would fit in- GET IN TOUCH!