Monaco Marquees was established in 2005 by school friends Matt Lockhart and Paul Rowbottom. After two years in the industry working for other local firms, their vision was to create a Marquee Hire company that would offer a high quality product with outstanding customer service. To this day, these simple business principles are the foundation for the growth and success of the company.
Paul’s garden shed
The company was started off on a very small scale operating from Paul’s garden shed. In 2006 the business moved all of its stock to containers located at a farm in Hersham, Surrey. After trading for 4 years from the farm Matt and Paul made the brave decision to secure their first industrial warehouse in West Molesey near Kingston, Surrey.
The new larger, more professional premises laid the foundation for soaring growth and development.
In 2016 Monaco moved again to a larger yet premises wh