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Safety first for fantastic marquee use

Normally people choose marquee hire for parties such as weddings, anniversaries, important birthdays and other special events. When doing so it’s perfectly natural to think only about how the marquee will be the perfect setting for it, and what wonderful memories you will create. In order to do this best, however, it’s important that you ask about the worst case scenarios that you could face. Continue reading

Securing a marquee that’s on a hardened surface

If you are after a marquee hire, then you must know that extra planning is needed if the tent is to be placed onto hardened surfaces. Many marquees rely on long steaks, which have been hammered into the ground, for support. If this cannot be done, ballast or weights need to be used to safely anchor the tent down. There are also some varieties of marquee specifically designed for hard surfaces including Clearspan, or framed marquees. Continue reading

Do I need insurance for marquee hire?

One of the unavoidable facts of modern life is that we all have to be aware of the risks and liabilities associated with any form of event we hold. The introduction of Health and Safety legislation has firmly shifted the onus of ensuring venues are safe to host events has been very firmly placed on those organising the event. This responsibility is underlined by the fact that organisers and venues are now held liable should something go wrong.
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