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DSH Carpentry and Design has been building and painting scenery for over 25 years, hiring pantomime sets for the last 10 and in amongst this creating bespoke timber buildings for people’s gardens and fields. Attention to detail is the trademark for DSH in all three aspects of their business bringing a unique and personal approach to their work guaranteeing they meet the brief and work within the budget. David and Sarah Holland make the perfect team; RADA trained David specialises in all forms of carpentry with his production management skills ensuring all projects run efficiently and on budget, Sarah is a talented artist and draughtswoman and can slip seamlessly between scenic painting and designing bespoke garden spaces.

Gathering details from their clients to learn exactly what they are after is an innate part of their process. Working closely with theatre designers and production managers to ensure that they supply high quality scenery at the right cost and fit for purpose. This follows through to their custom-made timber buildings and shepherd huts, allowing them to create beautiful garden structures within budget. As a result, they have a loyal client base that often return year on year.

The Borrowers. DSH scenery construction designed by Toots Butcher at the Watermill Theatre

Scenery Construction

With more than 25 years experience, DSH are specialists in Scenery Construction. Our Scenery Build service provides an extensive range of scenery construction, painting and stage production services. Working with touring theatre companies, set designers, production managers and prestigious theatres such as Cambridge Arts Theatre and the Watermill Theatre, near Newbury.

DSH Cinderella pantomime set 2 walkdown scene

Pantomime Set Hire

We currently hold a stock of 12 beautiful pantomime sets available for hire. We have a continuous cycle of refurbishment, enabling us to offer all our sets in their best condition. In addition, we have some amazing and unique effects including giants, flying carpets, beanstalks and much, much more.

Green oak boat house and jetty designed and built by DSH

Tew Timber Buildings

Tew Timber Buildings offer a unique approach to creating a bespoke space in your garden that's specific to your requirements and budget, with an added design flair. Tew Timber Buildings are a winning team creating bespoke buildings that fit perfectly in their surroundings and meet the client's brief and more. From the initial design concept through to project development, installation and completion, Tew Timber Buildings will manage the entire process.