Heater Hire

Emergency Heater Hire

If your heating system breaks down unexpectedly or begins to lose effectiveness, our instant response will ensure you are once again fully operational within hours. We are experts in the provision of temporary heaters across all sectors and our 24 hour service guarantees our clients assistance at any time of day.

Our emergency service

At Andrews, we are the UK’s leading specialist hire company with nearly 50 years’ experience supplying heating equipment to businesses and local authorities nationwide. We aim to help clients overcome urgent issues and assist them with long-term maintenance planning, offering cost-effective solutions no matter what the problem. Our highly-regarded and professional service gives our customers the peace of mind to use us repeatedly.

No other company can match our level of expertise or comprehensive range of heating equipment, with virtually every scenario and region catered for. We are very price-conscious and realise the importance of keeping running costs as low as possible – so we can guarantee cost-effective heating packages.

Our network of 30 depots spread across the country allows us to provide instant services irrespective of your location. Whatever your requirements, we are adept in supplying fast, fume-free heat for hire in the event of system breakdown. We also understand the implications of lost productivity or other restrictions caused by failed heaters, which is why we act quickly to restore businesses back to being fully operational.


As the leading contractor of emergency temporary heating hire, we provide an in-depth knowledge and range of equipment to counteract all scenarios – including breakdowns. Free site surveys are also offered to clients so our expert technicians can determine the best solution for your premises. Instant delivery of our heating units is guaranteed and we can even oversee installation if required.

We serve all industry sectors, ranging from small business to multi-site companies and global corporations. In recent years we have worked on projects for construction companies, retailers, hospitals, leisure centres and government services. Whatever your applications, Andrews Heat for Hire can provide you with an emergency package match your specific requirements. Whether you’re in need of emergency breakdown or just want to supplement your existing system with additional units during the winter period, we can help.

During the colder months your heaters and boilers are particularly susceptible to failure after long spells of inactivity or moderate use. Leaks are often responsible for breakdowns but once they have been identified it is too late. We aim to be on your site within 4 hours of contact and will design a temporary heating solution to keep output at the desired level.

We also provide a wide range of mobile boilers which are available for long or short term hire, for more details view here.


Planned maintenance for your heating system is essential because it can save you hundreds of pounds in the long term. By preserving your unit and carrying out necessary upkeep you can help prevent your boiler or application collapsing in the future. Once broken or damaged, units can be difficult to repair but at Andrews Sykes we will always provide a viable solution.

By simply running your heating once or twice a month to keep it running efficiently, you can guard against unexpected breakdowns. However, we will act instantly in the event of system failure to replenish your heat source and get your business back up and running. Our expert consultants will design and modify a package while guaranteeing the most cost-effective solution.

Unlike most of our competitors, we offer a 24/7 contingency service; so if you encounter problems during hire we will send a technician immediately to correct the issue. We will guide you towards an appropriate solution while maintenance is being conducted – providing you with an unwavering heat supply while repairs are carried out. For more information about our products or hire packages, call us now on 0800 211 611.

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Our range

Electric Heaters

Designed for shops, offices, schools, and hospitals, our electric heaters provide safe, fume-free warmth without exhaust gases, smells or vapours

Indirect Fired Oil Heaters

These units deliver huge volumes of clean heat and are perfect for places where ventilation is limited or where people are present

Indirect Fired Gas Heaters

Indirect fired gas heaters provide clean, dry heat safely and economically and are an ideal solution for places where there is limited ventilation

High Capacity Heaters

Developed to work reliably whilst unattended for long periods of time, our high capacity units can withstand the rigours of the most arduous applications

Direct Fired Gas Heaters

These units can only be used where there is plenty of natural ventilation including garages, workshops and agricultural environments

Direct Fired Oil Heaters

Where there is sufficient air movement, our direct fired oil heaters represent a safe and effective solution to low ambient temperatures

Fuel Tanks

Our extensive range of fuel tanks has been designed to allow our heaters, boilers and pumps to operate uninterrupted for long periods