Despite the recent extreme temperatures we still have plenty of units available for sale or hire, with same day delivery for hire units, and 48 hours for sales. Our minimum hire period is currently three weeks. Unfortunately we do not hire for domestic or private use, but individuals can purchase our units by clicking here.
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Andrews Air Conditioning Hire offers a wide range of portable air conditioner units for hire or sale. These are divided into four main categories: Exhaust tube units which disperse the heat via a small exhaust tube, split type units, which are typically used for environments, which require large capacities, such as server rooms or large offices, and evaporative coolers which provide comfort cooling where conventional air conditioners cannot be used. We also offer a range of cooling fans which can be used to provide a more comfortable environment to large areas. By choosing Andrews;

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Why choose Andrews?

  • You have the assurance of environmentally friendly, energy efficient Portable Air conditioning units for reduced emissions and lower running costs.
  • All our Portable Air Conditioner units are very easy to use: simply plug them in and you're in business.
  • We're very easy to do business with - with flexible short and long-term Air Conditioner Hire options.
  • Competitive hire rates, discounts for continuous periods and special packages for everything from a single room to multiple sites.
  • Andrews Air Conditioner Hire provides planned support and the fastest emergency response, 24 hours a day and 7 days per week.
  • We have depots located nationwide to provide you with a local service and advice or a Free site survey by one of our experienced advisors.
  • Andrews have the widest range of units to choose from, with thousands of units ready for same day delivery, we are the UK’s leading specialist hire company, so call us now on 0800 211 611.

Andrews have the largest range of portable air conditioning units available for hire in the UK. We will deliver to your site quickly from our nationwide depots. Unlike other suppliers we guarantee a genuine 24/7 365 days a year fast and friendly service!

We'll help you decide which air conditioning unit is best for you to help create comfortable and welcoming environments for as little as £4.00 a day. We provide various distinct types of air conditioner, dependant on your cooling needs.

Our range comprises of:

Exhaust Tube Air Conditioners
We offer a wide range of exhaust tube units that feature revolutionary technology and comply with leading international environment regulations.

Split Type Air Conditioners
Our broad selection of split type air conditioners offer clients capacities ranging from 4kW right through to 17kW, and have been designed for a number of applications including server rooms, offices, shops, exhibitions and many others.

Evaporative Coolers
These products are most commonly used in scenarios where an external source is unavailable and provide instant plug-and-play cooling via the transmission of a sea breeze effect.

Cooling Fans
Capable of producing air flows of up to 7,600m³/h, Andrews’ cooling fans will enhance any working environment by circulating clean, fresh air – providing subtle comfort cooling.

Portable Humidifiers
Compact and reliable, our portable humidifier units are deployed with the intention of adding moisture to an indoor application and can be operated simply by connecting to a traditional 3-pin power socket.

High Performance Air Conditioners
A single high capacity air conditioner can provide cooling capacities of up to 90kW, rendering it perfect for large open areas including factories, manufacturing plants and data centres.

As well as hired portable air conditioning systems, we offer:

24/7 service, from local depots nationwide

Expert installation and service

Fixed air conditioning installations

Free advice and site visits

Same-day delivery

Complete package adapted to your needs, deadlines and budget

With our extensive range of units, unbeatable service and competitive prices, we can help you control the temperature of your environment by proposing a simple, cost-effective solution. Simply call 0800 211 611 to discuss your project with one of our expert engineers who will help you arrive at the best course of action. Alternatively, we can arrange for one of our technical advisors to conduct a free site survey to ensure the most suitable equipment is delivered and installed.

Once we have assisted with the product selection, a regional engineer will provide a comprehensive quotation outlining the details of whatever hire package we propose. Should you decide to commit, we will finalise the details and deliver all units to your premises within as quick a timeframe as possible. This entire process can often be completed within four hours, thanks to our expansive depot network.

Once our air conditioners have been commissioned, we will then provide a 24/7 contingency service – guaranteeing a swift response in the extremely unlikely scenario that further assistance is necessary. Once the hire period has concluded, a local expert will return to site, uninstall the equipment and return it to our nearest branch.

Where's my nearest air conditioning hire depot?
We have depots located throughout the United Kingdom. You can find the depot nearest to you by entering your postcode on our locations page.

Do you deliver?
Our hired units can be delivered direct to your location within a few hours of receiving your official order, our specialist delivery operatives will deliver the unit to you, position the unit and show you everything you need to know. We also offer an installation service for the more complicated applications. Sales units are delivered via a National courier and will be delivered to you within a few days of receiving your official order.

How does a portable air conditioner work?
To help our customers understand how a portable air conditioner works we have created this short video, or you can find out more by clicking here.

Do you offer air conditioning units for sale or just hire?
We are the UK’s largest specialist air conditioning hire company, but we also offer a wide range of portable air conditioners that can be purchased online for delivery direct to your UK address within a few days.

Would it be better for me to hire a units or buy outright?
Many of our customers have difficulty in deciding whether to hire units or buy them. At Andrews Air Conditioning you have the choice to do either, but which is best for you?  This depends on a number of factors such as how often you will need to use them, where will they be stored, who will maintain or test them and many more. Click here for further details.

Do Andrews Air Conditioning offer fixed installations?
Yes, we have a specialist division that provides a full Air Conditioning installation and maintenance service, covering applications from small offices all the way up to an entire building, click here to be redirected to our dedicated Installation website.

Can you tailor an air conditioning hire package to suit my budget?
Of course, our wide range of units and nationwide coverage allow us to provide solutions to meet almost any application or budget.

What is the difference between a ducted air conditioner and a split air conditioner?
An exhaust tube units rejects the heat via a flexible tube which needs to exhausted out of a window or into a ceiling void, whereas a split type unit comes in two parts with one located within the room to be cooled and the second part mounted externally, the two parts are connected by a small flexible pipe.

What is an evaporative cooler?
Evaporative coolers are often used where access to an external source is unavailable, the Andrews range of evaporative air coolers can help overcome uncomfortable conditions in many circumstances where an air conditioning system is not practical. These units should only be used in areas that are well ventilated, you can learn more by clicking here.

What size air conditioner will I need to cool my room?
The heat load for each individual room can vary considerably. The amount of cooling required depends on the number of lights, the number of people, the amount of glass area facing the sun and also the number of computers or other heat generating electrical equipment in the room. It is important to consider these factors in order to determine the capacity correctly. An Andrews specialist will be pleased to visit your premises at a time to suit you, they will provide you with an accurate cooling calculation for you and recommend the best unit for your application. Alternatively you can use our online calculator to select the best unit for your application by clicking here.

Do you have an emergency out-of-hours service?
Yes, you can contact us in an emergency at any time on 0800 211 611.

How fast can you get the air conditioners to me?
We can deliver hire units nationwide within four hours of receiving your official order or payment.

Do Andrews Air Conditioning offer a free site survey?
Our fully trained and experience engineers can provide a free site survey at your location, we guarantee to offer the best solution and full quotation, please contact us on 0800 211611 to arrange a survey from your local expert.

How much will it cost?
Air Conditioning hire can be a surprisingly low cost option, with units starting at just £25.00 per week based on a long term hire. Call us on 0800 211 611 for an instant quotation.

What payment methods do you accept?
For businesses that want to hire a unit, the simplest way to pay is with our credit account facility. Opening an account with us is simple, you can download an account application form here or give us a call on 0800 211 611. We also accept company payment/purchase cards. For private individuals that want to purchase a units it is easiest to use our online sales page.

  • 30 Locations

    30 Locations

    Over 30 locations and hire centres UK-wide, and over 500 dedicated employees worldwide.

  • Major Account Management

    Major Account Management

    We provide a unique Major Account Management capability across our full range of products and services.

  • Instant Delivery

    Instant Delivery

    Fast Nationwide delivery - within four hours of your call.

  • 24 Hour Service

    24 Hour Service

    Andrews Sykes hire guarantee you quality equipment and service, fully trained and experienced engineers on call 24/7, 365 days a year.

  • Free Site Survey

    Free Site Survey

    We offer free, no obligation, site surveys and quotations.

  • Price Competitive

    Price Competitive

    We provide a price competitive, sales and support service for our extensive range.