Marquee Hire companies vary greatly in quality and price. If you know a marquee company has a high standard of work, is flexible and approachable then it is worth paying a little more. To help you choose, look for a marquee company that:
Supplies the type of marquee you require (traditional or modern frame).
Has availability for your date.
Are willing for you to view a sample marquee. ‐ Look for cleanliness, attention to detail and speak to the customer involved.
The marquee hirer should not be deciding for you but listening to your requirements and offering options for you to decide from.
Some marquee companies are part‐time: ‐ Part‐time companies will normally be cheaper. ‐ Full‐time companies will normally have a manned office and a larger stock to choose from. ‐ Both full‐time and part‐time companies may offer a 24 hr number in case of emergencies.
Find out likely erection and dismantling days ‐ Wedding‐specialising marquee companies will have your marquee completed by Thursday evening to allow other contractors (florists, caterers) access on the Friday. ‐ Ensure the marquee will not be dismantled on the Sunday or left up for a long time afterwards.
Ensure the hirer supplies a detailed floor plan.
The “Complete Confetti Guide to Marquees” was written and submitted by Spencer King.