Equipment Hire

Air Conditioning Hire

Efficient cooling solutions for small office areas through to large industrial application

Exhaust Tube Air Conditioners

Our exhaust tube units feature revolutionary technology and can be operational within minutes via swift plug-and-play installation

Split Type Air Conditioners

Offering cooling capacities between 4kW and 17kW, our split type air conditioners have been designed for server rooms, data centres and offices

Evaporative Coolers

These units provide instant cooling via the transmission of a sea breeze effect and are commonly used in instances where an external source is unavailable.

Cooling Fans

Capable of producing air flows of up to 37,000m³/h, our cooling fans circulate clean, fresh air to provide subtle comfort cooling in any environment

Portable Humidifiers

Compact and reliable, our portable humidifier units add moisture to an indoor application and are operated by connecting to a traditional 3-pin power socket

High Performance Air Conditioners

With cooling capacities of up to 90kW, our high performance air conditioners are perfect for larger areas including factories, data centres and manufacturing facilities

Maintenance Contracts

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Air Conditioning Hire

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 requiring large capacities such as server rooms or large offices
  • Evaporative coolers, which provide comfort cooling where conventional air conditioners cannot be used
  • Fans, which can be used to provide a more comfortable environment to large

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 fast and friendly service 365 days a year!

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.

Popular Air Conditioning Products

Polar Breeze 2.6kW

Nominal cooling duty 2.6 kW
Typical cooled area 63.7 m3
Noise level (max) 55 dBA @ 1 metre

Polar Breeze Plus

Nominal cooling duty 2.86 kW
Typical cooled area 73 m3
Noise level (max) 58 dBA @ 1 metre

Polar Breeze Plus 2.86 kW

Nominal cooling duty 2.86 kW
Typical cooled area 73 m3
Noise level (max) 58 dBA @ 1 metre

Polar Breeze Style

Nominal cooling duty 2.1 kW
Typical cooled area 70 m3
Noise level (max) 63 dBA @ 1 metre

Not sure which product is right for you?

Use our simple Cooling Calculator to work out which of our products would suit your requirements best.

Environments & Applications

Find out how we can help resolve your challenge with the right equipment within your specific environment or application.

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Our Service

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.

Air Conditioning FAQ

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 unit 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 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 unit, it is easiest to use our online sales page.

Sales Info


Portable and Mobile Air Conditioners

Comprising of the most technologically advanced air conditioning units available in the country, the Andrews range of sales units has been designed to accommodate customers from any industry that might require an energy efficient source of cooling. We will aim to dispatch the units within 2-3 working days after receipt of your cleared payment. In exceptional circumstances, the delivery period may be extended and in this case, we will call you to advise as soon as we receive your order.

Our market-leading products combine sleek modern designs with simple installation and operationality, providing a reliable air conditioning supply within seconds of set-up. The economical performance of these units reduces power consumption and minimises running costs. From offices and classrooms to hospitals and server rooms, our comprehensive range of sales units guarantees a suitable solution for any application. If you require large quantities or you’re unsure which air conditioners are most suitable for you, please e-mail us at [email protected] or call us today on 0800 211 611.

Fixed Air Conditioning Installations

Our specialist installation division, Andrews Air Conditioning & Refrigeration, installs, maintains and repairs thousands of air conditioning systems every year. Our engineers are located across the UK providing a high quality, nationwide service at a highly competitive price. Our friendly, comprehensive service includes free site surveys, equipment selections and quotations.

We are entirely independent of any manufacturer and therefore pride ourselves on our ability to select the ideal equipment for your unique application. We’ll help you choose from the world’s leading manufacturers – such as Mitsubishi Electric, Toshiba, Daikin, Fujitsu and Samsung – and we also offer a comprehensive, through-life planned maintenance service to secure your manufacturer-backed warranties and keep your aircon system in perfect condition. Click here for more information on our range of permanently installation units or call us on 0800 731 8833 for an instant quotation.

Pricing and Dispatch

All prices exclude VAT. A delivery charge will be added at checkout depending on quantity of units ordered. For deliveries outside Mainland Great Britain, please email us at [email protected]. We will aim to dispatch the units within 2-3 working days after receipt of your cleared payment. In exceptional circumstances, the delivery period may be extended and in this case, we will call you to advise as soon as we receive your order.

Returns and T&Cs


A restocking fee of 20% may be deducted from refunds for items returned in their original condition within 7 days of purchase. Note that delivery and collection costs cannot be refunded. Any defect or deficiency must be reported within 24 hours of delivery.

Please note we do not offer sales for domestic or private use but if you’re a business you can read our terms and conditions by clicking here.

Terms & Conditions

All units are offered for sales in line with the Andrews Sykes general conditions of sale or hire. And all units are covered by a conditional Andrews Sykes warranty for a period of 6 months.

Damages / Warranty

In the unlikely event that a delivered product is damaged or faulty we reserve the right to repair or replace in accordance with our standard terms and conditions. All damaged goods are to be notified to the company within 24 hours of receipt, by email to [email protected]

All warranty claims are to be notified to the company by email to [email protected]. We reserve the right to repair or replace in accordance with our standard terms and conditions.

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