Frequently Asked Questions


How big are your Marquees?

We can supply Marquees in 3m, 6m and 9m width, as our marquees are a modular design, you can achieve any length you require in 3m increments.

Other size marquees can be suplied on request.

Are your marquees waterproof?

Yes, our marquees will keep you and your event dry whatever the weather!

They are wind rated for gusts up to 60mph.

I would like a marquee on hard standing ground, is this possible?

Yes, not a problem.

Usually, marquees are secured to the ground with large steel stakes. When this is not possible there are various alternative methods for securing it safely.

Please contact us for a free, no obligation site visit. 


Will my marquee be warm enough?

Depending on the time of year your marquee may require heating.  We can provide heating systems and our team will make recomendations during the planning stage.

The ground where I would like the marquee is uneven, is this a problem?

No it is not a problem, We have the experience and equipment to provide a marquee hire on uneven ground. 

How do you power a marquee?

Depending on power requirements and site location we may be able to power your event from a nearby mains electrical circuit. For larger events or where there is no nearby power source we can provide generator hire.

Do you provide toilet hire?

Yes we can arrange toilet hire for your event.

Are your marquees available with doors and windows?

Yes, we can supply windowed sides which are great for allowing more natural light into your marquee.

We also supply aluminium / glass door sets.

I'm having a party but my house isn't big enough, can a marquee attach to my house as an extension?

Yes! Providing you have the space, we can often attach a marquee to your building to provide a temporary extension for your event. See photos on 'Parties' page.


I have never hired a marquee before and I don't know where to start?

We realise that organising an event and booking a marquee for the first time might feel a bit daunting. 

We will be very happy to help in the planning stages to advise on your potential requirements, We have years of experience in the industry. 

First thing to do is fill out the booking form on our web site or give us a call to tell us about your event - we can offer some advice over the phone and, if you wish,  come out for a free no obligation site visit where we can further discuss requirements and pricing.



What areas do you cover?

We cover the whole of the East Midlands and beyond!

Derby - Ashbourne - Burton - Ilkeston - Long Eaton - Nottingham - Loughborough - Leicester - Mansfield - Lincoln - Grantham - Newark - Staffordshire - Rutland - South Yorkshire

How do I book a Marquee?

Simply fill out the enquiry form on our web site or give us a call, we will be happy to help.

Do I need planning permission for hiring a marquee?

No, a temporary marquee does not require any planning permission, you will only need permission from the site owner.

Will I need to pay a deposit for my marquee hire booking?

Yes, we ask for a deposit to be paid upon booking. Please see our terms and conditions for more info.


Do all marquees require solid timber flooring?

No, but it is usually reccomended.

As well as providing a sound and solid floor for your event, in the event of wet weather the floor will keep carpets, furniture and your guests' feet dry!


Can you supply Dance floors?

Yes, we supply tradional black and white chequered dancefloor, disco ball and lighting. Just add music!

Do you provide linings for your marquees?

Yes, we stock pleated ivory linings as standard, other colours and starlight LED linings can be supplied on request.

Do you provide lighting?

Yes we provide various different lighting options to suit different requirements.

From decorative globes, chandeliers and fairy lights to funtional strip lighting we supply it all.

Do you supply furniture?

Yes we can supply furniture hire. Through our trusted suppliers we can provide a huge range of different furniture options for your event.

What else can Trent Marquees supply other than the marquee?

We can supply everything you need for your event.

From flooring to dancefloors, toilets, heating, lighting, bar and stage, the list is endless. 

Give us a call to arrange a free site visit, we will be happy to help with any planning for your event.


How much space do I need?

Give us a call to discuss your event, we can offer advice on size requirements based on what type of event you are organising and how many people you are accommodating etc

To book your marquee

Call us now on 0115 9160724 or 07791 318084 if you prefer, click the contact button to get a quote for your perfect marquee

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