Equipment Hire

Chiller Hire

High capacity chiller arrangements ranging from 1kW units to multi-megawatt packages


Ranging from 30kW to 750kW, these chillers feature the latest technology including airtight and rotating compressors, reducing energy costs

Low Temperature Chillers

Our low temperature chiller units are capable of reducing fluid temperatures to as low as -15°C for a multitude of applications

Fast Chill Range

Andrews Fast Chill units have been specifically designed with large volume space cooling in mind and can reach as low as -15°C once installed

Air Handlers

All Andrews air handlers can run on chilled or hot water, delivering effective climate control to customers where and when required

Heat Exchangers

Ideal for cooling a multitude of liquids, our range of heat exchangers facilitate the transfer of heat and greatly increase the speed of temperature change

Heat Pump Chillers

These chillers have been designed to produce both cooling and heating in a single packaged unit, using the latest refrigerants and heat pump technology

Chiller Hire

Andrews Chiller Hire has more than fifty years of experience in providing temporary cooling across a full range of sectors. At Andrews, we are proud that we have the coverage and breadth of expertise to meet the demanding cooling requirements of all major UK industry sectors. We have the most comprehensive range of equipment in the country and the resources to make sure they are distributed efficiently and deployed expertly.

We continue to invest in the latest technology and energy efficient cooling equipment to minimise running costs for our clients. All our chiller rental units are designed to our unique specification and can be supplied with a full range of ancillaries and accessories to guarantee minimal installation time. We offer a free site survey and no obligation quotation supplied from our experienced, trained sales technicians throughout the United Kingdom.

Where required, we can supply a comprehensive method statement and risk assessment to ensure all aspects of the delivery and installation are undertaken in a safe, agreed and timely manner. Safety is a priority at Andrews Sykes and as such all equipment is fully serviced and electrically tested prior to delivery. Additionally, continual maintenance is undertaken by our experienced, trained mobile service technicians.

A genuine nationwide presence allows us to reach customers across the breadth of the country, with units stocked across our expansive depot network to enable swift delivery in any scenario. In recent years, there has been a particular demand for chiller hire in London as companies lean towards high capacity cooling solutions for some of the capital’s larger applications.

By calling us free today on 0800 211 611, you’ll understand why we’re not just a general hire company but the leading specialist chiller rental company in the UK. Our chillers can provide instant cooling for offices, events, local authorities, hospitals, healthcare, food and beverage, petrochemical plants and many more.

Environments & Applications

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

Case studies

As the UK’s leading specialist hire company, we provide the best pumping, heating and cooling solutions for every conceivable need, location and application.
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Temporary chiller hire keeps factory operational following temperature surge

Andrews Chiller Hire was recently drafted in to assist a global defence contractor after receiving an urgent enquiry for temporary cooling to restore conditions within their factory. With summer temperatures soaring, our client was struggling to maintain a comfortable environment inside their machining workshops, causing production to grind to a halt for safety reasons. Usually

FM company seeks chiller hire on behalf of government authority

Andrews Chiller Hire was recently contacted by a prominent facilities manager looking to prevent a major client’s data centre from overheating. Our customer was aware that their chillers and condensers were no longer performing as expected, meaning a temporary hire solution was required to allow planned repairs to be carried out. The client was looking

Our Service

As well as Chiller Hire we offer:

  • 24/7 service
  • Expert installation and service
  • Fuel delivery and management (for electric generators)
  • Free advice and site visits
  • Fast delivery
  • Complete package adapted to your needs, deadlines and budget

Our expert technicians are on hand to visit your site any time – regardless of your location – offering free site surveys to help establish the best course of action for your unique circumstances.

Once a full assessment has been conducted, we will send a detailed quotation that includes proposed delivery times that are convenient to you. Any installation can then be adapted further down the line, affording clients greater flexibility should their requirements change unexpectedly.

We also offer a comprehensive contingency service and maintenance support throughout the duration of a hire. Qualified engineers will even revisit your site at regular intervals to ensure all equipment continues to function at full capacity.

As one of the few specialist hire companies to offer genuine out-of-hours cover, we have the resources to handle emergency chiller enquiries no matter what time of day they might be received. Our out of hours call centre ensures that your enquiry is dealt with immediately so we can provide an agreed and affordable solution for your planned or emergency cooling needs.

Chillers FAQ

What is the lowest fluid temperature your chillers capable of?

Some of our fluid chillers can go as low as -15⁰C – perfect for ice rinks and industrial cooling processes. Please speak to our specialist team for more information.

Are your fluid chillers suitable for heating and cooling applications?

We have a range of fluid chillers that have heat pump options and can be used effectively for heating and cooling. These can be combined with a full range of air handlers and fan coil units for all your air conditioning requirements.

Are your chillers air cooled or water cooled?

All of our chillers are air cooled but can be used for water cooled applications in the right circumstances. Please speak to your local specialist to discuss these options.

Are your fluid chillers energy efficient?

Yes, we have the very latest technology and are constantly investing in our hire fleet to make sure we have the most modern and energy efficient equipment – guaranteeing the best possible energy performance for our customers.

Do your fluid chillers contain R22?

We have a modern fleet of chillers and as such, none of our chillers use R22. The refrigerant gases we normally use are R407C, R410A and R134A.

How easy is it to install your Fast Chill 90?

All of our Fast Chill units are pre-charged with antifreeze which makes them very quick and easy to install as there is no need to fill the system with glycol. Simply position the indoor and outdoor units, connect the linking hoses and connect the power supply and they will be ready to start providing cold air.

Is it possible to independently control your fan coil units?

All of our fan coil units have independent controllers to enable our customers to control their environment.

Are your air handlers suitable for indoor and outdoor applications?

We can provide both indoor and outdoor units, whichever is the most suitable for the application. From event cooling to industrial cooling and ventilation, our specialist team ensure we use the right equipment for the application.

Where is my nearest depot?

Andrews Sykes has a nationwide network of depots and delivers across the UK. Click here to find their exact locations and the closest to you.

Which chiller should I choose?

In order to determine the chiller package most suited to you, we strongly recommend calling us on 0800 211 611 to specify your water supply and outlet temperatures, the flow rate and the local conditions.

Do you have an emergency out of hours service?

Yes, we guarantee a 24/7 emergency service by calling 0800 211 611.

What are your delivery times?

In emergency situations delivery can be made the same day. Our team is able to respond quickly and adapt to your needs.

How much does a chiller hire package cost?

Our prices are dependent on a number of factors including the length of the hire period, the accessories required, etc. To receive detailing on our prices please call us on 0800 211 611 or fill in our online enquiry form.

Which forms of payment do you accept?

The simplest form of payment is by opening an account with us. To do this simply call us on 0800 211 611 and we can advise on the necessary documents to provide.

Are your chillers reversible?

The majority of our chillers are reversible which means that they are able to work in heating mode, and thus economically provide large quantities of warm water or hot air through heat exchangers.

Which water temperatures are provided?

All our chillers are designed to provide water at typical tap water temperature of around 7⁰C according to testing conditions from Eurovent, but we also supply chillers which work at very low temperatures down to -15⁰C.

Which services are included in the chiller package?

At Andrews, our quotations include all services required as well as the chillers themselves including: all piping, electric cables, return transport costs, installation and set-up, maintenance throughout the hire period, damage waivers etc.

What is the minimum hire period?

Your hire period can be anything from a day to several months/ years. The minimum billing period is one week and after that billing is set up on a day-by-day basis.

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