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Event Equipment Hire Company of the year 2021

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Established 1999

Catering equipment hire throughout: Warwickshire, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Staffordshire, Derbyshire, Birmingham and the West Midlands.

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High-Quality Catering Equipment Hire for Any Outdoor Event

While the idea of planning an outdoor event in the UK can be nerve-wracking because of the unpredictable nature of British weather, you shouldn’t need to worry about the reliability of the catering equipment you hire. You just need to find the right provider who can supply high-quality and reliable equipment.


Enough choice to find the right event equipment hire you need

For example, our 600+ product catalogue includes industry-quality catering furniture and equipment that’s specifically designed for outdoor use.

For laid-back sunny day functions, we have robust, high-quality garden chairs in the classic arm-rest comfort configuration, as well as slightly higher-backed, bistro-chic options more directly geared towards meal services. These both pair wonderfully with our fold-away round banqueting tables, each designed to seat 4 al fresco diners or up to 10 if you would like to add crisp table linen.

If you want to take things up a notch, you could even usher in a touch of modern urban café style with our high-polish aluminium chair and bistro table sets. To complete the look and feel of an exclusive patio enclave, you can also hire chrome posts with a VIP rope divider, which helps you quickly and stylishly section off areas in any outdoor space. All of this can be complemented with our dazzling array of colourful modern or classically elegant linens, table runners, chair sashes, and disposables.


Creating a bespoke event equipment hire package

As you would with Plato Hire, you should find a company with an experienced team, who know precisely how to put together a bespoke package to suit your outdoor catering function down to a tee. No matter the number of guests or whether you’re serving cocktails, three-course meals, or a few rounds of canapes and wine, you need to know that your supplier has a comprehensive enough range to support your event.

We also provide a full line of kitchen equipment for keeping things ready behind the bar or service hatch e.g., bottle fridges, ovens, warmers, paella pans, carvery units, coffee percolators

When hiring equipment from Plato, you can be safe in the knowledge that any electrical equipment is cleaned, checked and PAT tested before every hire. Plato have achieved SafeHire Certification which is the Hire Industry standard developed by the Hire Association Europe with the assistance of the British Standards Institute (BSI) and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) which Achieving SafeHire Certification demonstrates:

  • Our commitment to the leading Hire Industry Safety Standard
  • Our competence and commitment to continual improvement in Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality 
  • Our client demands for high standards of service are being met
  • Our workforce is well trained to support all our customers


For advice, guidance, and complete hire quotes – including our ever-popular full washing-up service after the event has ended – please feel free to contact a member of our team, and we’ll always be more than happy to help. Use the form below.

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We deliver throughout Birmingham, Coventry, Leamington Spa, Redditch, Solihull, Stratford upon Avon, Warwick, Worcester.

if your event is in any of the following counties we would absolutely love to quote:-
West Midlands
North Oxfordshire