Delivery from £20.00 depending on date and postcode
All prices exclude VAT
Get the most from our food warming equipment by combining our plain top hot cupboard with our heated gantry, giving you a complete solution. With space inside the hot cupboard to keep meals or plates warm, you can also keep food warm on the work surface using our heated gantry.
Learn more about hot cupboard hire
Hot cupboard hire is essential for busy kitchens which need extra space to keep food warm. They’re also very useful for one-off events which aren’t normally set up for extended food service.
There are essentially two kinds of hot cupboards for hire available on our website. Standard hot cupboards are great for keeping plates warm ready for service and can come with bain marie and heated gantry options for keeping food hot. Our mobile hot cupboards are particularly useful for spaces which aren’t normally commercial kitchens.
These hot cupboards are typically counter sized and can be used for serving food as well as keeping it warm.
Hot holding cupboards are designed to keep food warm ready for service and are designed to hold either gastronorm containers or plated meals. They can also offer different modes, such as proofing which is great for any kitchen which makes lots of dough-based products.
Holding cabinets are generally upright and can come with glass doors to make it possible to see what is inside without opening the door and affecting the temperature.
Forget about cleaning with our "send it back dirty service"
Does the thought of cleaning your catering equipment hire after your event give you the chills? If washing up isn't your forte, or time is a factor while you're getting stuff cleaned up then our "send it back dirty" service might be just what you need.
We know just how dirty catering equipment hire can get after prolonged usage; especially products like ovens and barbecues. Instead of getting out the marigolds and sweating over scrubbing equipment, for just 25% of the hire price you can leave it all to us. All you need to do is to add the "send it back dirty" service in the checkout and then wipe clean any food debris or liquid before collection; we’ll sort the rest.
Hire electrical equipment from Expo Hire Thames Valley with confidence
You can hire with confidence from Expo Hire Thames Valley, as we pride ourselves on delivering products that are of good quality and high standards. With this in mind, we clean, inspect and PAT test all electrical items prior to delivery, and can also provide proof of this if needed. Please Note: Our electrical products are all fitted with a 3 pin UK plug. It may be necessary for you to check the limitations of the wiring in your venue, to ensure you do not overload the system.
How does delivery of this item work?
Quickly find out how much it costs for us to deliver event hire to you using our carriage calculator. Tap the Expo Hire Thames Valley logo from anywhere on the website to be taken to the homepage, where you will find the carriage calculator button. Enter your postcode into the clever widget and find out not only the carriage charge, but also confirm which of our websites is closest to you so you never overpay for delivery.
We also list all possible surcharges on that page. If any of these are applicable, they are confirmed in the checkout once you have reconfirmed your delivery address and dates, and are itemised in full so there are no nasty surprises before you pay.
Want to know when your delivery is coming? You can track your driver using our real time maps on the day of delivery and collection. Simply tap the link in the automated text we send you and you can find out where they are - no need to call for updates.
+30 to +90°C
2 (1 heated)
+60° C - 700W heaters
800 (w) x 350 (d) x 700 (h) mm
What is the price including VAT?
This item is subject to 20% VAT and therefore you will pay
each for a standard 3 day hire at checkout.
As primarily a
business-to-business supplier we advertise our prices ex-VAT as
most businesses will be able to
reclaim the VAT amount.
Do you offer discounts for if the item is hired for less than 3 Days?
No. We recommend a minimum hire period of 3 days to provide
enough time for set-up and break-down of your event, and to make sure that problems such as traffic or
adverse weather conditions do not impact on your event. If you want to hire for a shorter period than this
then we cannot offer a discount.
Do you offer discounts for Long Term Hire?
Yes, after the standard hire perion of 3 Days you will be charged
£19.00 per extra day up to day 7,
£14.25 per extra day up to day 28
and £9.50 per extra day after that.
How much security deposit do you charge?
Nothing! Unlike most of our competitors, rather than charging a large
deposit, we provide a FREE 'minor deposit waiver' scheme to
cover minor damage and loss. Excessive or negligent damage and
loss will be invoiced at 10 times the standard hire price of
the relevant items. Please read our terms and conditions for
How much do you charge for delivery?
There is a minimum charge of £20.00 for a distance up to 10 miles each way.
After that we charge £1.00 per mile each way
and an additional £20.00 for each journey on a weekend or bank holiday.
We calculate the distance using driving directions from our local base to your event postcode, so it is important that you provide the correct delivery address at checkout.
We make deliveries anytime between 8am and 8pm, however we can offer early (8am - 1pm) or late (12 noon - 6pm) slots for an additional cost calculated at checkout.
We can not guarantee more specific times unless you pay for a dedicated driver. This is individually priced on request and are subject to availability.
Can I collect from you warehouse rather than pay for delivery?
No. To ensure that your products arrive safely and correctly we offer a delivery and collection service only.
Do you have a showroom where I can view the products before ordering?
No. As we are an online-only you can view all of our products on our website. To keep our prices as low as posssible our warehouses are not open to the public.
All electrical products are cleaned, checked and PAT tested prior to
delivery. Evidence of PAT testing will be in the form of a sticker
on the plug showing the last date the product was tested.
All of our products unless otherwise clearly stated in the
description are powered by a standard three pin UK plug.
It is vitally important to check power requirements prior to
ordering. Many high powered electrical items such as ovens and patio
heaters require a large amount of power to run and can cause
problems if being run off extension cables or using temporary power
supplies such as generators.
As an e-commerce company you can do pretty much everything you need
online, from checking stock and availability, getting a full quote
including delivery and collection charges through to placing an
order with the confidence that everything is confirmed as soon as we
The best way of contacting us is by using our live chat facility but if
you are looking for our phone number or email addresses you can find everything
you need on our contact us page