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Sykes submersible pumps are renowned throughout the industries they are used in for their unrivalled quality and reliability. We have developed our electric submersible pump hire fleet to meet the ever changing and increasing demands from our customers. As an independent specialist we are not restricted to one manufacturer, so are able to select the best in class for each application.

From 50mm - 300mm in size and typically rated from 1 Kw - 150 Kw, the Sykes electric submersible pump hire fleet is unique in featuring premium efficiency IE3 motors, offering unrivalled operating economy and high reliability. Sykes electric submersible pumps can deliver months of unattended operation, quietly, reliably and efficiently.

For sustained performance and maximum reliability, our pump hire units are hard to beat, handling everything from clean water to sludge, sewage and slurries. Precision manufactured, they feature hardwearing cast iron parts and corrosion resistant materials throughout. Sykes electric submersible pumps are used across many industries for general ground dewatering, bypass pumping and bulk fluid transfer applications. To cover every eventuality, Sykes Pumps also offer a fully comprehensive range of accessories including control panels, starters, variable speed drives, telemetry, cables, floats, hoses and couplings, for hire from our nationwide depot network. Combined with our high level of service and expertise, this makes Sykes the natural choice for submersible pump hire.

Our extensive submersible pump hire offering includes;

Submersible Drainage
These lightweight submersible drainer units range from 35mm to 250mm outlet. With flow rates of up to 350 litres per second, they are ideal for pumping clean or dirty water in construction or industrial applications.

Submersible Wastewater
Ranging from 50mm up to 300mm outlet size, our submersible sewage pump range offers cost-efficient pumping, with flow rates up to 440 l/s, including units with ATEX rated motors for hazardous applications.

Submersible Sludge
Manufactured with aluminium and stainless steel, these lightweight submersible sludge pumps offer the solids handling of a waste water pump coupled with the portability of a drainage pump.

Hydraulic Submersibles
Ideal for applications where an electrical supply is unavailable or for hazardous areas where electricity is not allowed. The units range from 80mm outlet to 150mm, including dirty water or sewage handling pumps.

Control Panels
In addition to our range of submersible pumps we also offer an extensive range of control panels, variable speed drives, level controllers and mains distribution boards to complement any submersible pump hire installation.

As well as providing Submersible Pump Hire we also offer:

Fast delivery and 24/7 service from our Nationwide depots

Expert installation and service for all submersible pumps and pipework

Full range of control panels and level control equipment

Free advice and site visits from our submersible pump hire experts

Generator hire available to suit all submersible pump units

Complete packages adapted to your needs, deadlines and budget

Sykes Pumps guarantee our customers rental equipment featuring the latest technology whilst also complying with leading industry standards. We provide a fast nationwide delivery service 365 days a year, free site surveys and detailed quotations.

Widely recognised as market leaders in submersible pump hire, Sykes have been at the forefront of the pump hire industry for over 160 years – developing the expertise and commitment required to ensure that when a problem arises, we can offer the best solution.

Our local engineers provide an installation and commissioning service which will include all of the necessary pumps, control panels, level controllers, cables and even generators with fuel tanks for areas that do not have main supply.

Sykes Pumps extend submersible drainage range
We’re delighted to be extending our range of submersible drainage pumps by introducing our latest unit – the P501. All pumps within the Sykes submersible drainage hire fleet have been designed for dewatering and use on construction sites, docks and shipyards, drainage, industrial applications and utilities. Available with or without a float switch, the P501 [...]
Sykes provide pumping solution for large scale renovation project
The renovation of one of the South Coast’s most historical theatres was dependent upon the intervention of specialist hire company, Sykes Pumps. Before the project commenced, we sent an engineer to our client’s site – in Eastbourne – to assess the job’s unique requirements. As part of the overhaul, the entire toilet block was to [...]
Sykes Pumps provide over-pumping solution for local council
Sykes Pumps was recently approached by a major building and civil engineering company and asked to help assist with the repair of a local culvert. Before work could take place, our engineers were required to provide an immediate pumping solution to over-pump the stream – cleaning out all the silt build up and then removing [...]
Sykes Pumps Hire drafted in to assist with cleaning aggregate material
A leading manufacturer and supplier of building materials – including aggregate – recently contacted Sykes Pumps seeking a pump hire solution to help wash the building materials before they are sold on. The client’s existing washing plant system had proved inadequate after its submersible pump suffered a breakdown, leaving it incapable of cleaning the aggregate [...]
Sykes Pumps help leading university with construction project
When one of West Sussex’s leading universities had plans to develop a new engineering and technological facility, Sykes Pumps was on hand to provide a temporary over-pumping solution to help facilitate the project. The scheme in question was taking place on a live university campus so required an immediate pump hire solution to assist with [...]
Sykes Pumps assist major weir reconstruction
When the brickwork of a weir in Kent was scrutinised by local health and safety authorities, the Environment Agency ordered the renovation of existing foundations so that they complied with modern standards. The barrier in question is located on the River Medway and fulfills a number of vital functions including regulating the flow of water [...]
Conversion of water recycling centre kept on track by Sykes Pumps
When Anglian Water opted to swap thermal dryers for an HPH advanced digestion system at their recycling plant in Grimsby, our expertise was required to ensure the transition was completed as seamlessly as possible. Complications arose when the client’s existing pumps were unable to handle an increased level of solids content, thus meaning a temporary [...]
Major water provider requires intervention from Sykes
When regional water and sewage companies encounter difficulties, the implications could potentially affect tens of thousands of people at any one time. So when a northern provider required a temporary pump system while essential maintenance was carried out, they contacted us in search of a tailor-made solution. There was a need to sustain a flow [...]
Kent-based sewage treatment works assisted by Sykes Pumps
Following prolonged spells of heavy rainfall throughout the last twelve months, 2014 is likely to be remembered as the wettest year on record in the UK. During this time, Sykes Pumps have overseen a number of major projects in order to mollify growing pressure on sewage plants throughout the country. One of those – located [...]
Historic warship undergoes major refit courtesy of Sykes Pumps
With a broad array of pumps available for hire across the entire country, we are frequently adapting complex solutions tailored to suit our clients’ needs. We also recognise that different industries will have different requirements, and have the breadth of resources necessary to ensure all can be accommodated. So when a dockyard near Plymouth contacted [...]
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