2015 has come and gone and with it DC Site Services has provided services to almost 100 different events and festivals across the UK and Ireland, nearly doubling our schedule compared to the previous season!
In total we provided Waste and Cleaning services to 44 events, Traffic Management and Car Parking services to 26 events, Stewarding and Crew to 27 events!
That's 10,831 caravans and campervans sited, 55,000 cars parked, and 1,482 tonnes of waste moved...
In March DC Site Services ... read more
DC Site Services is pleased to announce that we've been shortlisted by the Festival Supplier Awards 2016 in the Best Waste Management Company category for our work at Boomtown Fair this year!
Making the shortlist is an achievement in itself and would not have been possible without all of the staff who worked with us at Boomtown Fair, so a big, big thank you! Keep your fingers and toes crossed!
We've also just sent out an email asking everyone who worked with us this year to complete our staff ... read more
He knows when you're sleeping, he knows when you're awake, he knows when you've been good or bad so...no, we're not talking about Matt Hettle but Santa! Yes, it's that time of year again, time to brave the shops to get your significant other their favourite perfume and to annoy your neighbours with seizure-inducing lights and decorations.
We'd like to say a big thank you to our dedicated team working away at the Swarovski Ice Rink, you're all doing a fantastic job!
Apart from the official DC I ... read more
We'd like to send out a big thank you to all of the event staff who have been working with us throughout November at events including Westfest and the fireworks shows in Newham, Southwark, Battersea and Tower Hamlets. You've all been doing a brilliant job and we hope you enjoyed the fireworks!
As a part of our Quality Management System we'll soon be introducing a new system for feedback. We'll be implementing this over the next few months, commencing with a 2015 staff survey.
The staff survey ... read more
Following the success of our visit to the Showman's Show last year, DC Site Services attended again this October with high expectations! It was another great event and a pleasure to meet with new companies and catch up with those we work closely with each year. We're feeling very positive following this year's event and looking forward to talking more with everyone we met as we look towards the 2016 event season.
Attending the exhibition affords us the opportunity to network with new and existi ... read more
Just when you thought it was safe to have a lazy weekend the winter event season is upon us! We've been busy in October working at the Major Series events and planning for upcoming events including the National History Museum Ice Rink and a host of fireworks shows across London.
If you'd like to work with us this winter please head over and apply via DCSS PAAM.
We've also been busy selling our wares at the 2015 Showman's Show this week. We had a great time again meeting up with eve ... read more
Following the success of our stand at last year's Showman's Show DC Site Services will again be exhibiting in 2015!
Last year we enjoyed making new contacts and putting a face to those we regularly work with in the event and festival industry.
If you're planning on attending this year please do drop by and say hello to bag your free drink!
We'll be at stand No. 208 on Avenue D. ... read more
Firstly we'd like to send out a big thank you to all of our event staff who joined us working at the Major Series Midlands event last weekend! You did a brilliant job and we hope to be seeing you again at the Major Series North and South events!
We've just added a host of new winter events to our event calendar and DCSS PAAM application that you can login and apply for now!
The events include a number of Fireworks shows and we’ve also added a general Any Winter Work event. The last isn't a spe ... read more
We'd like to send out a big thank you to all of the event staff who've been working with us at the Electric Picnic Festival, the Ceremony/United Festivals and the Luna Cinema events that have taken place over the past few weeks. A lot of the smaller events we've been working with recently have asked for staff at very short notice, so we're especially appreciative to everyone who made themselves available to help out at the last minute!
Although we're now through the busiest part of the 2015 eve ... read more
This season has been one of the busiest to date for DC Site Services. We've been working on a program of expansion throughout 2015 which has yielded very positive results - nearly doubling the number of events and festivals we serviced in 2015 compared to previous seasons.
In 2015 working with over 100 events with a total of 1.5 million visitors we've provided:
Waste and Cleaning services to 44 events
Traffic Management and Car Parking services to 26 events
Stewarding and Crew to 27 events ... read more
As the 2015 festival season begins to wind down all at DC Site Services would like to send out a huge thank you to all of the event staff who have worked with us at the Reading and Leeds Festival, V-Festival and Big Feastival. The weather of course wasn't always with us so a special thank you to all those who carried on regardless - you were a credit to DC Site Services!
Although we're now winding down there is still the opportunity to join us working at some of the smaller events we have comin ... read more
We'd like to send out a huge thank you to all of our event staff who worked their socks off at 51st State, Luna Cinema and Heavy Fest, and of course to all those currently working away at Boomtown and V Festival!
If you'd like to join the DC team at the Reading or Leeds Festival now is your last chance!
To join us at Reading or Leeds please head over and apply via DCSS PAAM!
We're also currently recruiting for Electric Picnic and the Big Feastival if you'd like to join us there too!
As alway ... read more
If you're interested in working at the 2015 Reading Festival, Leeds Festival or V-Festival we currently still have paid jobs available at all three festivals!
If you've not worked with us before applying is a quick and easy process that you can do online via DCSS PAAM.
If you already have a DCSS PAAM account and you'd like to join us at Reading, Leeds or V-Festival you can login and apply straight away!
You will need to pay a refundable security deposit to work with us but you'll receive this ... read more
The past week has been one of our busiest so far this summer! We've had teams working at Mutiny Festival, Truck Festival, Beat-Herder Festival and the Royal Welsh Show!
We're always pushed and pulled when we have multiple events on at the same time but we'd like to say a huge thank you to everyone who has been working with us! You've been doing a fantastic job for us and our clients, and almost always with a smile which is at least half the battle!
If you're looking for event work and would li ... read more
We've recently been focusing on the development of our Event Traffic Management services.
Prior to 2015 we were only able to offer event car parking and onsite traffic management. Through training and investment we've now expanded our services to offer full onsite and offsite traffic management services.
With staff now trained in Unit 2 and 10 Street Works we're able to work with our clients to:
Handle all aspects of traffic management planning and council/highways agency applications.
Wor ... read more
We would like to send out a huge thank you to everyone who worked with us at Glastonbury Festival 2015. As always the bands were excellent, the weather was a little erratic and DC’s event crew were 100% dedicated and hardworking!
You’ll be pleased to know that payment for work carried out at Glastonbury will be processed this week and in your accounts by July 17th. For those who have not made any further applications your deposits will be returned by the end of July (into the account details li ... read more
In order to continually improve the service we offer whilst remaining competitive, DC Site Services has taken the giant leap in acquiring an Operator's Licence!
Our Operator's Licence allows us to run our own HGVs and refuse collection vehicles onsite, giving our clients greater flexibility on hours of operation. This move is also designed to reduce our haulage miles by utilising larger vehicles to transport equipment around the UK and Europe. ... read more
Glastonbury is just around the corner!
By now you should know the team you are allocated to, your arrival date and your shift pattern for the festival.
If you are not sure of any of these details then please contact us and we will be happy to help.
Everything you need to know is covered in the information pack for your team, there is also a seperate information pack 'Glastonbury Directions & Welfare – All Teams'. These have been uploaded to the Event Info section for Glastonbury on DCSS P ... read more
We're happy to announce that we've just been awarded the V Festival Chelmsford Litter and Waste Management contract!
If you'd like to join us working at the 2015 V Festival please login to DCSS PAAM and apply!
Wild Life Festival is now just around the corner and we have some last minute spaces available! If you're available to join us working at the Wild Life Festival please apply ASAP!
Of course Glastonbury Festival is now just around the corner! If you've applied and paid your deposit for G ... read more
Another big thank you is due for all of our event staff who worked with us at Keswick Mountain Festival and Boishakhi Mela last week! As always you cleared the event sites of litter and recycling quickly and efficiently and were a credit to DC Site Services.
We'd also like to say thank you to everyone who has applied and will be working with this weekend at Glastonbudget Tribute, Crick Boat Show, Virgo Festival and Luna Cinema in Norfolk. Fingers crossed the sunny weather will hold!
If you've ... read more
A big thank you to everyone who worked with us last weekend at the Oxford College Balls and to all of our event staff currently working with us at Windsor Horse Show and Endurance. You've been doing a fantastic job and we'd like to send a particular thank you out to those who joined us at the eleventh hour!
Looking forward we have a whole host of event and festival jobs on our 2015 event calendar that you can apply for if you're interested in joining us this season. If you're London based or ca ... read more
We're pleased to announce that we are seeking ISO accreditation! We're pursuing the accreditation to improve the quality of our management services and send the message to our staff, suppliers, and clients, that we are committed to providing a consistent, high level of service by "making excellence a habit".
As part of this, we'll soon be sending out client surveys. Our aim for the surveys is to improve the service you receive from DC Site Services so your feedback is very important and would b ... read more
We'd like to send out congratulations to all of our event staff who have recently successfully completed their Signing Lighting & Guarding and Towing training! We'd also like to wish good luck to all those who are about to complete their CSAS training next week!
Our 2015 event and festival calendar is continuing to expand, with new events added in the past week including Beatherder Festival, the British Beach Handball Championships, The Big Feastival and Boishakhi Mela.
Of course the Glast ... read more
First off we'd like to send out a big thank you to all of our staff who worked with us at the Yorkshire Warrior in April, and especially those who joined us at the eleventh hour! The weather was amazing (especially for April!) and thanks to you all the service we provided to our clients was top notch!
We'd also like to thank our VW Financial Launch staff who worked with us last weekend, the weather was unfortunately not as favourable but your work was still first rate so again a huge thank you! ... read more
We hope you enjoyed your Easter break and didn't overdo it too much with the chocolate!
We're pleased to be able to let you know that we'll soon we allocating 2015 event jobs! You can find out if you've been allocated a job by logging into DCSS PAAM and checking if you've been grouped for an event.
If you see that you haven't been allocated a group before getting in touch please check your PAAM profile to make sure all of your information is up to date as incomplete profiles will delay job and ... read more
Firstly we'd like to say a big thank you to everyone who worked with us at Active Essex this week! It was another great event and you all did a fantastic job.
We'd also like to thank all of our event staff who have been busy updating their DCSS PAAM profiles for 2015. Event and festival job applications are now flooding in so if you'd like to join us please be sure to login to DCSS PAAM, update your profile, and apply ASAP to avoid disappointment!
We're happy to announce that The Royal Welsh S ... read more
We'd like to send out a big thank you to everyone who has been working with us at the Major Series events so far! We find the Major Series spring events the perfect way to gently ease us back into the hectic activities of the year ahead and we hope you've enjoyed working at them as much as we have!
If you tried to call our office on the 9th of March and couldn't get through we'd like to send our apologies. We're currently aiming for ISO: 9001 accreditation; our office staff and managers were in ... read more
We'd like to say a big thank you to ABAX for our trip to watch the POSH in action earlier this year – for those of you less familiar it's our local side Peterborough United!
ABAX now supplies DC Site Services with vehicle tracking and fleet management solutions which help monitor all haulage and vehicle aspects of our business.
The ABAX system has already proved invaluable to keep track of miles, driver hours and maintenance checks. ... read more
We're pleased to announce that the 2015 DC Site Services Event and Festival Calendar is now live!
Please log into your DCSS PAAM account or visit the Event Calendar on the website to see the events and festivals that DC Site Services will be working with this year and which you can apply for now!
For our regulars you'll be happy to know we'll again be working with the Glastonbury Festival, Latitude Festival, Reading Festival and Leeds Festival!
As usual the Event Calendar in its current form ... read more
We’re sure that you're as relieved as we are to be saying goodbye to the winter and hello to spring! With this small peak of sunshine we're pleased to be able to let you know that the long-awaited DC Site Services 2015 event calendar will soon be released!
As our long standing event staff already know, the release of the event calendar is just the first peak at our schedule for the year. As always our list of event jobs will grow and change over the course of the year.
We can't give you an exa ... read more
We hope you're all having a good 2015 so far? If not don't worry, January is almost over!
The first month of the year has gone by very quickly for us, thankfully, as the DC Site Services SMT has been doing a 30 day health and fitness challenge! We're almost there so keep your fingers crossed for us. We hope if you've also made any resolutions, you're on a detox or diet you're doing well too.
We're pleased to be able to let you know that we've been receiving a lot of enquiries in January from e ... read more