Ivor Goodsite’s Hoarding Competition

What is Ivor Goodsite’s Hoarding Competition?

Ivor Goodsite’s Hoarding Competition enables children of all ages to unleash their artistic skills on site hoardings which become large canvases for their imaginative creations.

Any organisation registered with the Scheme can enter the competition which runs from January to June and invite their local school, college or community group to help them design and decorate their hoardings and transform them into attractive murals.

The theme of participants hoardings can be anything they wish! In past years we have had such themes as ‘Nature at its finest’. ‘Space – A never-ending dream’, ‘Confidence and Self-Esteem’ and ‘Autism Awareness’.

Since its inception back in 2013, the competition has seen continued success and a record 89 contractors took part in the contest in 2018, engaging over 4000 children and adults in creating eye-catching and unique works of art.

How much does it cost to participate?

The entry fee for the competition is £400 (+VAT) for sites with a project value of £5m and over. This fee includes two Ivor Goodsite promotional signs and two Hoarding Competition A2 posters to help promote the competition, along with prizes for up to 50 participants.

Sites with a project value under £5m enter for a reduced fee of £225 (+VAT). This includes one promotional sign, an A2 poster and prizes for up to 25 participants. Any additional prizes can be purchased separately.

Each and every entry is featured in the annual Hoarding Competition brochure and receive prizes that include trophies, medals, certificates and more. In addition to this, our Hoarding Competition winners are featured in a special press release, website news story, an article in the Scheme’s Industry Image magazine and receive social media coverage from the Scheme.

Current competition:

Entries for Ivor Goodsite’s Hoarding Competition are currently closed! You can expect the competition to return in January 2020. If you have any questions regarding the competition or you would like to register your interest in taking part, email enquiries@ivorgoodsite.org.uk.

Following our 2019 competition, Edward Hardy, Considerate Constructors Scheme Chief Executive said:

“Massive congratulations to all winners and runners-up of this year’s Ivor Goodsite Hoarding Competition. This competition offers a tremendous opportunity for those registered with the Scheme to collaborate with local schools and community groups to provide colourful and creative works of art across hoardings. Construction site hoardings are the ‘shop window’ of the industry, and it is excellent to see, through this competition, so many hoardings being used to communicate really important messages across our communities.

“Thank you to all the Scheme-registered sites and companies for participating and making a real difference to the local communities impacted by construction activity. These efforts continue to help improve the image of construction, and we look forward to even more sites entering the competition in 2020 and beyond.”

To view all the entries from 2019’s Hoarding Competition, click here. 


The following are our winning entries for the 2019 competition and Ivor’s Choice Award winners:


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.