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In the world of construction and building projects, efficiency and timeliness are paramount. Andrews Sykes can provide the necessary equipment and expertise to ensure projects run smoothly, regardless of size or complexity.


Sykes Pumps boasts over 160 years of experience in offering top-tier pumping solutions to the building and construction industries. High water tables on construction sites can pose significant challenges, potentially leading to delays and financial penalties. Sykes Pumps provides a 24/7 service, ensuring that clients receive immediate assistance when faced with such difficulties.

Our extensive service includes free site surveys, where qualified technicians recommend the most suitable pumps tailored to specific project requirements. From foundation drying to dewatering and Bentonite pumping, Sykes Pumps offers a range of solutions to address water-related challenges. Our lightweight and easy-to-manoeuvre units are designed for construction applications and can be quickly deployed to maintain project timelines.

For major industrial developments requiring bespoke dewatering systems, Sykes Pumps offers tailored solutions to accommodate over-pumping needs and general site dewatering. Our commitment to innovation ensures access to the latest technology while maintaining cost-effectiveness and environmental responsibility.

Find out more about our Pumps solutions for construction.


Andrews specializes in providing cooling solutions to the construction industry, ensuring that building sites and facilities remain operational year-round. Delays in construction projects can have a detrimental impact on revenue and reputation. Andrews offers a comprehensive range of chillers for hire and deploys new innovations to meet evolving demands.

Our team of consultants, engineers, and technicians collaborates closely with clients to create bespoke cooling solutions. Whether it’s spot cooling or concrete batching, Andrews delivers climate control solutions that suit projects of varying scales and complexity.

Concrete batching, a critical process in construction, requires precise temperature control. Andrews’ range of chillers and refrigeration systems ensures accurate temperature control, preventing issues like cracks in concrete due to improper curing. Our flexible packages include rapid delivery, installation, and commissioning by experienced engineers.

Find out more about our Cooling solutions for construction.

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Over 160 years experience

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.

Why choose us?

Choose us for unparalleled expertise and exceptional service.
Nationwide coverage
Our expansive depot network ensures our clients benefit from genuine nationwide coverage, meaning even the most remote locations can be accommodated with minimal fuss.
Same & Next Day Delivery
With engineers and operations teams on standby at all times, we are able to guarantee equipment is delivered efficiently and promptly.
24-Hour Service
As the UK’s leading specialist hire company, we pride ourselves on providing our customers with 24-hour nationwide coverage including a dedicated out-of-hours service that operates 365 days a year.
Worldwide Locations
Andrews Sykes has a global presence, boasting an extensive network of offices and branches in numerous countries across the world.


Construction sites often face harsh weather conditions and freezing temperatures. Andrews offers 50 years of experience in supplying temporary heating solutions to contractors, ensuring that projects stay on track regardless of weather challenges.

Our unique service can deliver to construction sites within four hours of receiving instructions. Andrews’ site engineers are experienced in construction environments, providing a full method statement and risk assessment for large projects. They offer immediate solutions for unexpected temperature drops, enabling continued operation and safety.

Andrews’ range of heaters and dryers can address wet or damp conditions, facilitating the completion of projects on time. Our heaters come in various sizes, from compact units to high-capacity industrial models, ensuring that construction sites remain warm and dry.


With over 40 years of experience, Andrews offers temporary boiler solutions for construction sites and building works. Unfavourable weather conditions and equipment failure can disrupt productivity, but Andrews provides reliable equipment and solutions to overcome these challenges.

Our comprehensive range of electric, oil-fired, and natural gas-fired boilers caters to underfloor heating, concrete batching, and space heating within the construction sector. Andrews’ wide depot network ensures immediate assistance to businesses nationwide, with 24/7 availability.

For underfloor heating, Andrews supplies temporary boilers connected to existing underfloor pipework, ensuring efficient drying and heating during the construction process. Our thorough planning process considers immediate and future demands, allowing for adaptable solutions.

Andrews Sykes are trusted partners for the construction and building industry. Our expertise and comprehensive equipment offerings in pumps, chillers, heating, and boilers ensure that construction projects remain on schedule, regardless of the challenges posed by water, temperature, or weather conditions. These companies are committed to innovation, cost-effectiveness, and delivering rapid responses to keep construction projects running smoothly.

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How we can help you

1 Diagnose the problem

A short conversation with one of our specialists at Andrews Sykes allows us to understand your problem and set you at ease.

2 Work out the details

After diagnosing, we’ll work collaboratively to understand your specific technical requirements so you can hire the exact equipment you need.

3 Hire and deliver

From here, our specialists will oversee all aspects of your agreement including delivery, installation, any necessary maintenance, and collection.

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