Dorset Catering Equipment Hire


Dorset furniture and catering hire provides “Party Equipment Hire” and “Catering Equipment Hire” for a Party, Birthday, Wedding, and Corporate Events in Dorset and Somerset. We offer top quality party equipment at a competitive price, for all your event hire needs for short term, weekend and long term hire. We do not charge extra for bank holidays and we are happy to give you a quote for delivery, from our showroom at “The Wedding Warehouse Somerset”, located in Martock in Mid Somerset. Why not come and visit our showroom and select the party equipment for your event.

South West Event Hire Ltd and is an independently owned company based in Exeter and has built up a reputation for providing high quality catering equipment and outstanding customer service to the South West counties.

We are experienced in hiring equipment for all sizes of event and any occasion, working alongside prominent caterers, marquee companies and hotels, providing anything from china, cutlery and glassware to furniture, linen and kitchen equipment.

The team has been carefully selected from both the catering and hire industry to ensure all customers are proficiently looked after. You will always receive a friendly response and detailed information. All staff have the expertise to assist with event consultation, making recommendations for the type of equipment that you might require to ensure your peace of mind.

All equipment is regularly maintained to ensure it is a consistently high standard. We have invested significantly in our warehouse, cleaning and packaging facilities. Only reputable manufacturers are used to source equipment and we take the long-term view that quality equipment will give our customers good value for money.

As a business we understand that all customers have different criteria and therefore our range of products has developed to meet the varying demands. We continually review our range and like to think we are a progressive company in touch with new concepts and ideas. As a team we are passionate about the equipment we provide and the personal service that we offer to all our customers.

We stock the following Party equipment hire ranges;

Party Furniture, Party Bar, Bistro Furniture, Chair Hire, China Hire, Christmas Party Furniture, Cutlery Hire, Dance floor Hire, Glass Hire, Party Marquee Furniture, Outdoor Furniture, Linen Hire, Patio Furniture,  Presentation Tableware Hire, Table Hire, Village Hall Furniture, Wedding Reception Furniture.

Our Somerset base at the “Wedding Warehouse Somerset” also provides our delivery base for our Dorset clients:

Beaminster, Blandford Forum, Bridport, Dorchester, Ferndown, Lyme Regis, Poole, Shaftsbury, Sherborne, Stuminster Newton, Swanage, Wareham, Weymouth, Wimborne Minster.

Wedding and party venue suggestions for this area:

The Kings Hotel
Forde Abbey
Portland Castle
Kingston Maurward
West Axnoller Farm
Mapperton House
Abbey House
The Manor Hotel
The Tithe Barn
George Albert Hotel
The Guildhall, Lyme Regis
Fernhill Hotel
Sherborne Castle
The Grange at Oborne
Lower Stockbridge Farm

Some of the major events taking place in this area in 2014, if you are considering a visit, party, or wedding:

Powerstock Cider Festival 2014   26 Apr
Dorset Wedding Festival 2014     27 Apr
Lyme Regis Fossil Festival 2014  02 – 04 May
Sherborne Abbey Music Festival 2014 02 – 06 May
Christchurch food & Wine Festival 2014 10 – 11 May
Kingston Maurward Animal Festival 11 May
Race for Life – Kingston Maurward 18 May
River Cottage Food Fair 24 May 2014

Special Offers Bargain and Discount Hire

South West Event Hire Ltd will introduce special offers, bargain and discount hire for our customers. Please visit our Special Offers page for current deals.

Other things you may wish to consider

If you are considering hiring linen from our extensive selection. Then please refer to our linen chart for guidance on linen / table sizes.

South West Event Hire is a highly experienced hire company suppling hundreds of weddings and parties each year. You can depend on us to support your important event. Please see some of our testimonials from previous clients. We would love to add your testimonial to our list!

We even do all the washing up, so that you can just enjoy your party! Please refer to our washing up guide.

I have tried to answer some of the most common questions. We do understand that lot’s of people have never hired equipment before. Please see our How to Hire guide to assist you.

Our chosen charity for our next period of fundraising is the Guide Dogs  .

If you have any questions please do get in contact with my team. Our office is available from 0900 – 1600 Monday to Friday excluding bank holidays.