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In the world of retail, where competition is fierce, creating a comfortable shopping environment is crucial to retaining customers. A hot and stuffy store can quickly drive shoppers away, especially during the scorching summer months. That’s where we come in to save the day with our expertise in Air Conditioning, Heating, and Ventilation solutions.

Air Conditioning for Shops and Malls

When the summer heat hits, the last thing you want is for your customers to feel uncomfortable in your store. We offer a wide range of portable air conditioners for hire at competitive prices, ensuring your retail space stays cool and inviting. Our solutions are perfect for boutiques, major chains, and everything in between. The quiet and discreet nature of our equipment ensures that your customers won’t even notice it, but they’ll certainly feel the difference.

For shopping centres and malls, where maintaining a consistent temperature throughout large spaces can be challenging, we provide modular solutions that can be easily combined to create larger cooling systems. This flexibility is ideal for handling exceptional weather or unexpected breakdowns, ensuring a pleasant shopping experience

Find out more about our Air Conditioning solutions for retail.

Heater Hire for Shops and Showrooms

When the temperature drops, keeping your customers warm is equally important. In the colder months, customers are more likely to stay and shop in a cozy, comfortable environment. We specialize in providing temporary heating solutions to the retail sector, from small shops to large stores. Our extensive range of portable heaters can be dispatched promptly to meet your specific needs, ensuring your customers and staff stay warm and comfortable.

In supermarkets, maintaining the right temperature is essential for both customers and product preservation. Our electric, gas, and oil heaters are designed to cater to various requirements, ensuring your store remains at the ideal temperature year-round.

Find out more about our Heater solutions for retail.

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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.

Ventilation Solutions for Retail

In the summer, a comfortable shopping environment is essential to keep customers browsing and making purchases. An excessively warm store can drive customers away faster than you’d like. We offer short-term ventilation hire solutions designed for individual applications. Whether you run a high-street retailer, a boutique, or a small shop, our cooling fan rental packages can be delivered and installed within four hours of an inquiry, providing a quick and efficient way to circulate fresh air and maintain a pleasant atmosphere.

For food outlets within shopping complexes, proper ventilation is crucial to prevent overpowering cooking odours. Our extraction fans can quickly eliminate these odours by creating effective air circulation. When combined with openings or windows, these fans help force cooking vapours outdoors, ensuring a pleasant dining experience.

Our solutions are designed to meet the unique needs of the retail sector, ensuring your customers have a pleasant and enjoyable shopping experience. Don’t let extreme temperatures drive your customers away; choose our expertise to keep your retail space comfortable and inviting throughout the year.

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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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