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EXPO HIRE UK

Solent Catering & Event Hire are part of the Expo Hire UK Ltd group, the UK's leading online only catering and event hire company. Based in Aston, Birmingham we have built up a formidable reputation for the excellence of our equipment combined with an unstinting focus on customer service. We supply to both the business and consumer market, for events ranging from team building exercises and intimate soirées to trade shows and large scale weddings. For regular customers we are pleased to offer account facilities and bulk order discounts, please give us a call on 0800 910 1166 if you feel you or your company would benefit from this.

We have ten branches based across the country with new websites being added continually - check our map for the closest one to you. With delivery and collection available from 8am to 8pm, seven days a week we are sure to be able to help you with your next event or special occasion. You can place your order online, or if you have specific hire or delivery needs you can contact us directly by phone or email to discuss them - we'll be glad to help.

RECENT EVENTS

We're proud of our commitment to service here at Solent Catering and Event Hire. Regardless of the size of the event, we endeavour to give the best service we can to each and every one of our customers. We've gathered together a small sample of the events we have served recently to give you a flavour of just what we can do - give us a call to find out more.

PRODUCT CATEGORIES

BARWARE & GLASSWARE BARWARE & GLASSWARE
BARWARE & GLASSWARE

If you’re looking for glass hire, then barware and glassware is the category you need. All of our beer glasses, wine glasses and cocktail glasses are shown there, along with accessories and furniture suitable for any occasion to complete your bar set up.

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CROCKERY,CUTLERY AND TABLEWARE CROCKERY,CUTLERY AND TABLEWARE
CROCKERY,CUTLERY AND TABLEWARE

Our Crockery, Cutlery and Tableware category is pretty self-explanatory. Here you will find all of our plates, bowls and cutlery along with other accessories to help you serve food. This includes things like cake stands, serving dishes and baskets.

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EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS
EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS

If you’re exhibiting at a trade show or expo then you’re probably going to need the exhibitions and events section. Here you will find things like display cabinets and accessories along with designer furniture to help you make the most of your stand.

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FURNITURE FURNITURE
FURNITURE

Our furniture category is the best place to find table hire and chairs for hire. We’ve grouped our furniture hire into sub categories to match the kind of event you could be having, making it easy to find furniture for conferences, weddings or garden parties.

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KITCHEN KITCHEN
KITCHEN

If you’re cooking food then you need our kitchen category. Here you will find all the catering equipment you need for your event or occasion, helpfully split into electric and LPG sub-categories. There is also equipment for warming and chilling food should you need it.

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LINEN LINEN
LINEN

The linen section is where you will find our range of table cloths and chair covers. We’ve grouped these by colour, size and shape to make it easy to find what you need. If you know the size of table you have just use the category that matches for linen that will definitely fit.

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OUTDOOR OUTDOOR
OUTDOOR

Last but not least is the outdoor hire section. Here you will find things like gazebos, barbecue hire and outdoor games. We also have an extensive street food catering equipment section along with patio heaters for when things get cooler of an evening.

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LOCAL COMPANIES AND SHOWS

At Solent Catering and Event Hire we've built up a rapport with various local companies and shows, delivering event hire, exhibition furniture and catering equipment hire. Our local knowledge has given us a wide range of expertise with venues around - why not contact us if you have an upcoming show or event? Here are some of the companies and shows we have worked with below.

WE SPECIALISE IN

MOBILE BAR HIRE
MOBILE BAR HIRE

Do you have a venue with no bar for your next party but still want to serve drinks? Then our mobile bar hire is exactly what you need. We can help you with a drinks, bar and glasses package to keep the booze flowing and your guests happy.

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GARDEN PARTIES
GARDEN PARTIES

Make the most of the Great British Summer with our garden party hire. From outdoor furniture and catering equipment to patio heaters for when it gets cooler, we’ve got the stock you need for your outdoor event.

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FESTIVALS
FESTIVALS

Food and drink festivals are on the rise and we’ve worked hard to meet the demand. Whether it’s beer dispensers and benches for Oktoberfest or specialised equipment for a streetfood party, we’ve got you covered.

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EXHIBITIONS
EXHIBITIONS

Make your stand outstanding with our exhibition and event hire. From display cabinets to showcase your products and services to designer furniture to future clients and suppliers, there is something for everyone in our exhibition hire offering.

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EXAMINATIONS
EXAMINATIONS

Test out our exam hire for your next assessment or examination. We have a huge range of exam desks and chairs available in stock and can offer set up services should you need them.

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ASIAN WEDDINGS
ASIAN WEDDINGS

We’re proud to cater to all kinds of events, regardless of aesthetic or background. We can offer large quantities of crockery, cutlery and warming hire to ensure your guests eat in comfort and style.

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CONFERENCES
CONFERENCES

Make your next conference easy with our expert help in conference hire. Whether it’s chairs and tables, or things like projectors and PA systems, we’ve got what you need to make your next event a success.

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TRADITIONAL WEDDINGS
TRADITIONAL WEDDINGS

Our experience in wedding hire means we can offer you the very best hire service for your nuptials. Get the best prices on linen, tables and chairs for your reception, delivered directly to the venue.

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