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The Crown & Thistle Wedding Hire

Getting event hire delivered to The Crown & Thistle is easy. Choose the products you want using our online catalogue, check they’re in stock and build your order and check out - any time, any device, anywhere.

The Crown & Thistle is a hotel, conference and meeting venue in Abingdon-on-Thames, Oxfordshire. The Grade II listed coaching innn the hotel is in dates back to 1605 and was reopened in 2013 following a £1.8m restoration. There are two spaces available for corporate events such as conferences and seminars, with capacity from between 20 and 100 delegates. There are also bespoke packages available for weddings, with wedding co-ordinators on hand to help plan and arrange the big day.

We're proud to deliver event hire to The Crown & Thistle. Some of the items we can deliver include:

Catering Equipment Hire to The Crown & Thistle

Our range of catering equipment hire has been created to help make your temporary kitchen or food service as easy and as cost effective as it can be.

Keeping food or plates warm while serving is a job for a hot cupboard, and our selection of mobile hot cupboards are perfect for the role. Easy to move, they come with plain top and bain marie top configurations along with optional heated gantries to ensure you get the setup you need. For buffets our chafing dishes are simple and easy to set up so that your guests can serve themselves. Our range of upright fridges and bottle coolers make keeping food, beer and wine cold a doddle in a variety of situations.

All our electrical equipment is cleaned, checked and PAT tested prior to dispatch for your peace of mind. PAT test confirmation can be found on the sticker attached to the plug.

Furniture Hire to The Crown & Thistle

Furniture hire is probably the last thing an event planner or host thinks of when looking at venues, but it’s an important consideration. While location and setting will play a huge part of where an event is to take place, many venues do not have storage space for the levels of furniture that an event might require.

We have built up a huge range of furniture hire for all kinds of events to fill this gap. From networking socials and panel events to family functions such as weddings, we’ve got what you need. We’ve selected our furniture ranges to offer optimum comfort to your guests without scrimping on strength or sturdiness so you can hire with confidence.

No Security Deposit required

You don’t need to worry about a damage deposit adding cost to your event hire order from Expo Hire Thames Valley. Instead, we run a free minor damage waiver scheme to cover minor damage or loss, so you don’t need to worry if you break the odd glass or plate. We do charge for excessive or negligent loss or damage at 10x the hire price. Please check our terms and conditions for full details.

Delivery of event hire to The Crown & Thistle

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.

Pay just 25% deposit when placing large event hire orders

Looking to get your event hire booking in early? At Expo Hire Thames Valley we can offer you not only great prices and great products, but our deposit scheme too. If your hire charge is over £500, you can now book your hire equipment with just a 25% deposit, paying the remainder up to 28 days prior to delivery. Full details are available in our terms and conditions.

Crown & Thistle

18 Bridge Street
Abingdon
OX14 3HS

01235 522556
crownandthistleabingdon.co.uk

Conferences • Meetings • Seminars • Weddings • Celebrations

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£45 Representative Charge


Standard Mon-Fri carriage cost based on a route mileage of around 22 miles each way from our Henley-on-Thames depot

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