About the Andrews Sykes Group

Who we are

As the UK’s leading specialist hire company, we provide the best pumping, heating and cooling solutions for every conceivable need, location and application. Our aim is to help our customers address the real-life challenges they face – whether planned or emergency – in the quickest, most professional and cost-effective ways. We pride ourselves on offering the safest, most reliable equipment sourced from the world’s top manufacturers.


Our Brands

Andrews Sykes Hire features two of the UK hire industry’s premier brands: Sykes Pumps and the Andrews family of climate control solutions. Sub-brands include Andrews Air Conditioning, Andrews Heat for Hire, Andrews Dehumidification, Andrews Chillers, Andrews Boilers and Andrews Ventilation.


Our Locations

Today, Andrews Sykes has more than 30 depots strategically placed throughout the UK and Ireland, with around 300 dedicated employees trained and ready to help you. The dedication of our people and the values of our company give our customers the trust and faith to use our services time and time again.


Our Experience

Sykes Pumps has more than 160 years’ experience in delivering advanced pumping and groundwater solutions. No other company has more expertise and heritage in pumping, de-watering and specialist fluid moving than Sykes Pumps. Starting on the banks of the Thames way back in 1857, our long history has seen us supporting key projects across the UK. A lot has changed over the years, but our commitment to delivering the finest equipment and exceptional service has never faltered.

The Andrews brand has more than 50 years’ experience dealing with hire, sale, installation and maintenance of all types of comfort cooling, air conditioning, heating, temperature control, ventilation and dehumidification systems – making us the UK’s biggest and most reliable specialist hire company.


Awards and Credentials

As a company, we take international environmental and safety standards extremely seriously and have cultivated a reputation for exceeding legislative requirements. We hold ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 accreditations. Andrews Sykes are externally audited on a regular basis and are also fully compliant with the UVDB (water company) regulations and RISQS – the Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme. In addition to the above, we are also members of the British Safety Council and possess numerous other accreditations including CEMARS and Building Confidence.


Press Coverage

The company has been featured in articles and news stories published by many of the country’s national newspapers, including The Independent, The Sun, The Daily Mail and others. As well as online news sources, we have also regularly appeared in trade publications covering a broad spectrum of industries, ranging from Construction News and The ACR Journal to Tomorrow’s FM and National Health Executive.