Power supply
Our marquees do not need any extra power requirements unless you are providing catering or having a band etc. We can normally run our cables 50m to the nearest power supply. Otherwise we would need to supply you with a generator.
Marquee flooring
Our normal flooring is matting – similar to coconut matting – which is a close weaved man made fibre which is sufficient for most marquee surfaces. Friendly to high heels too! However we can provide hard flooring, which we would recommend that you cover with a carpet, if the surface requires it.
Lighting your marquee
Our standard lighting is either chandelier or up lighters. However we can also provide rope light canopies, star cloth sky, pinspots, and parcan lighting. Outdoor spotlights are also available.
Heating in Winter
Our heaters are thermostatically controlled and are usually sited outside the marquee.
Insurance cover
Optional damage waiver of 5% is added to all marquee quotes, this covers the client against most eventualities subject to our terms and conditions.
Are the marquees safe?
Yes, our marquees are fully staked and weighted and completely fire resistant and weatherproof. They are made in accordance with EC safety standards. However to ensure a dry floor in wet conditions we would recommend that you have a hard floor.
How are the marquees in bad weather?
Unless exceptional, I.E winds over 60mph, you should experience no problems in our marquees.
Can you supply other things apart from the marquee?
Yes we offer a full range of services : catering, staff, entertainment, music, bands, fireworks, toilet hire. Please contact us for further details.
What are the colour schemes for the marquees and can they be changed?
All our marquees are white PVC, decorated inside with ivory lining and matting. However we can supply any colour roof lining/swag/ walls/coloured lighting to your specification. We can also now supply Arabian style interiors – very dramatic!
How much does a marquee cost and what is included in that cost?
All our marquees are supplied fully lined in ivory with matting included in the price. Georgian window walls are also included at no extra cost. Please see our price chart for further details. Your marquee can be as simple or as lavish as you wish.
How many guests can I accommodate in a marquee?
What type of event are you holding? Work out the number of guests, whether they will be seated or standing. Then you possibly need to add on space for dance floors, stages, reception areas. As a general rule of thumb you need 8 sq ft minimum per person for a standing event, 15 sq ft per person minimum if they are seated. Our advisors will be able to inform you of the size marquee you need.
Do you have terms and conditions of hire?
Yes, we do. In order to hire our marquees out, we follow an industry led set of terms and conditions. This ensures best practice, and required by our insurers. These can be found by under http://marqueehire.co.uk/terms-and-conditions/.

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