Celebrating diversity across our communities with Ivor Goodsite’s Hoarding Competition

Ivor Goodsite’s Hoarding Competition has returned for its 8th year!

This competition invites Scheme-registered organisations to encourage people of all ages to unleash their artistic abilities on construction site hoardings throughout the UK and Ireland.

Not only is the competition a fantastic opportunity for community engagement, it also gives sites a chance to brighten their local community with unique works of art and inspire them to think about becoming a part of our industry.

In an extra-special effort to really focus on community, this year we’re asking everyone to get creative with their hoarding using the theme of ‘celebrating diversity across our communities’.

All entries should strive to demonstrate the benefits that we can all experience when we embrace diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences. Whether it’s where we live, work or play, we’re all part of a community, so let’s celebrate its diversity with imaginative artwork on your hoardings!

Last year 83 sites took part in the competition, engaging around 6000 children and adults.

To download your entry form, click here.

To view our 2019 Hoarding Competition brochure, click here.


Both winners and runners-up will receive a whole host of prizes including trophies, medals, certificates, fun packs and inclusion in our annual Hoarding Competition Brochure.

The competition will also see the return of ‘Ivor’s Choice Awards’ which will recognise the special efforts made by sites within both entry bands.


The entry fee is £410 (+VAT) for sites with a project value over £5m.

The entry fee is £230 (+VAT) for sites with a project value under £5m.


The deadline for submitting and paying for an entry is 8 May 2020.

All participants will then need to submit details of the event they hosted, including photos of their decorated hoarding by 12 June 2020.

Click here for full details of the competition

Here is some inspiration to help you celebrate this year’s theme of diversity!


A minimum contribution of 4% plus VAT per competition entry shall be made to the Child Accident Prevention Trust (charity no: 1053549), the UK’s leading charity working to reduce the number of children and young people killed, disabled or seriously injured in accidents. CAPT want children to lead active, healthy lives and recognise their need to experiment, play and take risks. CAPT help children, parents and professionals to understand the real risks to children’s safety and gain skills in managing those risks. For more information, click here.

Costume hire

Industry mascots Ivor and Honor Goodsite can be hired to attend construction-related events to engage with children and encourage safety on site. Find out more about how you can hire the costume characters and promote a positive image of the industry.