Marquee Wedding Experts in Duncton
We are a professional, trustworthy and friendly marquee hire company here in Duncton. Strawberry Marquees specialise in supplying and erecting marquees for different purposes including private parties, corporate events, weddings, TV/film, and vacation services, industrial purposes, festivals, fairs as well as any other freestanding marquee hire purpose. At Strawberry Marquees, we can provide you with the correct marquee that is best suited to your outdoor event.
We have lots of different sizes of marquee that you can choose from for your wedding. We know how important your wedding is and we want everything to be exactly how it should be.
Whether you have chosen to have a massive family celebration, a smaller intimate event, or something in between, our wedding marquee will provide a beautiful backdrop to the occasion ensuring it is a memorable event for everyone in attendance in Duncton.
There are no two weddings that are exactly the same.
We will work closely with you to ensure that every detail of your wedding is just how you want it. We will discuss exactly what it is you want, whether it be a traditional feel, contemporary wedding or something else, and ensure that we get it just right.
Complete Wedding Marquee Design
The wedding planning stage requires that you consider lots of aspects of the design of the wedding venue in Duncton.
You need to think about:
- Reception area
- Banqueting space
- Dance floors
- Seating areas
- Colour schemes
- Table decoration
You may have specific requirements and tastes for each different aspect of the design, and these can be catered for in the planning stage.
Choosing the Right Wedding Marquee for Your Wedding
Your wedding in Duncton is your special day and it is important that you choose the right wedding marquee for your big day. We can certainly help in this area. Our marquee experts will work with you in order to understand the vision you have in terms of size, guest list, flower arrangements, lighting, colour, reception areas and more.
The size of your wedding will determine the type of marquee that is suitable. When positioning our marquees, we can help make the backdrop as stunning as possible by citing in a position to make the most of panoramic views, flowerbeds, water features and trees.
Wedding Guest List
A lot of the decisions that you make during your wedding planning stage flows from your guest list. The marquee you hire in Duncton will be largely down to the number of guests you choose to invite. We can cater for your wedding whether you have 50 guests, 100 guests, or over 250 guests.
Our marquees are designed for:
- 50 guests
- 100 guests
- Around 150 guests
- 200+ guests
Give us a call to find out more about catering for different numbers of guests in Duncton.
Wedding Styles and Marquee Types
Every couple has a different style in mind for their big day.
As a result, there are different marquee types and wedding themes to choose from.
At Strawberry Marquees we can help design a custom wedding for you, or provide a classic theme or a more glamorous occasion. We can provide you with our diverse range of marquees for any style of wedding in Duncton.
Our range of marquees includes frame marquees, canopy marquees, heated marquees and entrance marquees that can be incorporated into your occasion.
Marquee Types, Sizes and Price List
Our marquees at Strawberry Marquees come with different styles, sizes and in different price ranges. We provide:
- Canopy wedding marquees
- Framed wedding marquees
- Traditional canvas marquees
- Modern wedding marquees
- Entrance marquees
- Heated marquees
Wedding Marquee Entertainment and Accessories Pricelist
Our wedding marquee hire services in Duncton include all that is needed to make your marquee almost as exquisite as the bride. Strawberry Marquees also offers a complete event or wedding hire solution, no matter the time of the year.
Our wedding solutions are available all year round.
We can provide equipment hire with or without a marquee. When erecting your marquee in Duncton, we can install all of the audio-visual and other equipment required as we know it’s easier to get everything done by one company.
Accessories and equipment that we can provide include:
Table and Chair Hire
We can provide you with tables and chairs for indoor and outdoor areas in Duncton.
- 5-foot roundtable with eight chairs
- 5’6” roundtable with 10 chairs
- 6-foot roundtable with 12 chairs
Marquee Heating Hire
Summer evenings can be chilly, and winter events will obviously need heating solutions, and we can provide the right event heating options to suit your occasion. Our heaters run off thermostats and can heat for up to 14 hours depending on the model chosen.
Marquee Lighting Hire
A large part of the atmosphere in a marquee is created by the lighting. Your wedding ambience in Duncton can be massively enhanced by getting the lighting appropriate. The lighting that you choose for the wedding reception party will be very different from that used at a wedding breakfast or even during the wedding banquet.
Our wedding lighting options include:
- Disco ball lighting
- Starlight cloth ceiling
- LED fairy lights
We provide different marquee flooring options, but placing a marquee on the grass is the cheapest way to do it. It’s not always possible to find a suitable place for marquee on grass in Duncton, and sometimes couples don’t want a grass floor anyway. In this case, the next best option, liked for its simplicity, durability and versatility, is matting. Coconut matting, or simply matting, is traditional coir floor mats, manufactured from coconut husk.
Floor options you may like to think about include:
- Carpet on hard flooring
- Hard flooring
- Wooden hard flooring
We provide carpets that are beige, vermilion, blue, green or grey, and we can also create outside walkways or extensions of your space in Duncton, as an addition to the marquee interior.
For further enquiries about available carpet colours and styles these give us a call today.
It’s likely you’ll need a generator when you hire a marquee. The heating, lighting and all-important DJ will all be run off a generator in many cases. We provide affordable generators that come with:
- Free setup and demonstration delivery
- A backup generator
- Filled tank of fuel and additional fuel for small fee
- Unlimited hour hire
- Late-night collection – for unsecured sites
Luxury Loo Hire
At Strawberry Marquees in Duncton we provide you with luxury loo rental that is suitable for your event. Our wedding venue toilets are affordable and will keep your wedding guests comfortable with a luxurious environment at your venue.
Advantages of Hiring a Marquee for Your Wedding
We’re not just a marquee hire service. Our mission is to provide every client with the exact environment they need for their event through our marquee packages. Here are some of the top reasons that people choose marquee wedding venues in Duncton: Unparalleled flexibility of layout and size. Unlimited numbers of guests The marquee can be designed to fit your theme and be exactly how you want it
More affordable and economical than hotels and resorts You choose the location and have more options
Wedding Marquee Hire Advice
in Duncton, we suggest that You can look at various equipment and options, and request specifications and pictures You hire a marquee from a reputable company Do a thorough test of the lighting, heating and other systems before the big day in Duncton so that you don’t have any nasty surprises. Take a look at the questions and answers below for more tips, guidance and advice on hiring a wedding marquee.
Five Steps to Your Flawless Wedding Marquee
Step 1 – Site Visit
After giving you a quote, we would need to schedule a site visit in Duncton with you at your convenience. The site visit will be used to ensure that the area is appropriate for the type of marquee you have chosen, and we will make suggestions as to the best position.
Step 2 – Decide a Layout and Theme
You probably already have ideas as to the layout and theme you want, and our marquee experts will work with you to deliver your vision in Duncton. If you want to be involved in the layout and theme process, we will work with you to ensure that we capture all your specific desires into your special day. If you want to leave most of the planning to us, only providing small amounts of guidance, you can do so knowing that we have the experience to deliver a memorable wedding venue.
Step 3 – Plan a Budget
You need to ensure that you have broken down all the costs for your wedding and have a clear budget. We will help you understand your budget requirements if you haven’t detailed out everything yet and guide you on the costs of the different elements of the day in Duncton.
Step 4 – Design Your Perfect Marquee Event
Next, if you wish, you can work with our designers to plan the perfect wedding marquee of your dreams. We will handle all of the design and planning work, working with you to get all of the functional and design specifications right so that you are delighted with your marquee wedding venue.
Step 5 – Relax and let us take the Strain
It’s your special, once in a lifetime occasion. Our job is to help you relax, taking the strain off you. We get all the planning and processes in place so that you can have a smooth wedding day in Duncton. Take a step back from all of the planning and enjoy the occasion; after all it is once-in-a-lifetime.
No obligation site survey at your convenience
We can provide you with a consultation in Duncton to understand the options and prices for your wedding marquee and can even meet you at the weekend. We can come and consult with you when you are choosing a wedding venue for your marquee. Just give us a call.
Why Choose Strawberry Marquees for your Wedding
Strawberry Marquees is a great choice for a stress-free, elegant, well-planned wedding. There are lots of good reasons to hire your marquee from Strawberry Marquees.
Detailed, no nonsense, tailored proposals
We are experienced professionals who know how to do marquee weddings. We don’t just give advice and recommendations of the top of our heads. The proposals in Duncton we make to you will be clear and transparent and personalized to you.
All work is covered by our trusted guarantees
We follow best practice health and safety procedures and will always keep you and your guests safe throughout the day. To ensure you have full peace of mind, we also carry insurance and offer you service guarantees
Team of honest, friendly and reliable staff
Our staff at Strawberry Marquees in Duncton are friendly, hospitality professionals who will go the extra mile to ensure you have an unforgettable day and that your guests are catered for in a fabulous atmosphere.
High specification finish on all our marquees
We offer high specification finishing on all our wedding marquees-decor, lighting, flooring, layout and more.
No hidden extras
At Strawberry Marquees, what you see is what you get. We make it clear exactly how much different packages will cost, what you can expect and what we will deliver.
Get Your Online Wedding Marquee Quote Today
Every moment of your wedding should be exactly the way you have always wanted it, and we can help make that happen. We’ll work from the details you give us for your wedding day in Duncton. Get your online no obligation wedding marquee quote today. Complete the enquiry form in less than 10 minutes and as soon as your chosen date is deemed available, we’ll get back to you to discuss a free consultation at your convenience.
What we need to know about Your Wedding
We care about getting you the wedding you have imagined, so will need as many details as you can give us about the big day. It is relevant that you provide us with the necessary information to help you make an informed decision about your wedding marquee in Duncton.
This information includes:
- Your Name
- Phone Number
- Email Address
- Home Address
- Venue/Site Address
- Estimated Wedding Date
- Total Number of Guests
- Number of Seated Guests
- Number of Standing Guests
As well as any other information or requests you deem necessary about your specific wishes.
Wedding Marquee Hire FAQ’s
What are your top tips for couples on deciding if a marquee is right for the day?
There are a few things to consider when deciding on a marquee such as: your budget, your location, whether you want to change the size of the space later on, how involved you want to be in the planning process, and whether you trust your marquee supplier.
What styles of wedding marquee are available?
Our marquees go from 3.6 m² to 9m x 27m, and they include, Frame Marquees, Canopy Marquees, Heated Marquees, Entrance Marquees, Modern Wedding Marquees, Luxury Wedding Marquees, Bespoke Wedding Marquees, and more.
Can marquees be used all year-round for weddings?
Marquees can be used all year-round weddings. Nevertheless, you should remember things like the weather and the location when making your plans.
If anything about the wedding is unsuited to a marquee, such as exposure to strong winds, you can plan for a change in location.
Is it possible to ensure that marquees are warm enough for winter weddings?
You can make sure your marquee is warm enough of.
We are more than capable of keeping your guests warm throughout the ceremony in colder months.
Because we only charge for the amount fuel used and not for the number of units, we always provide as many units as you need for heating and we also have a backup available.
How will the wedding marquee cope with at adverse weather conditions?
If the weather is unusually bad, the marquee might be damaged and even wind and rain can make conditions unpleasant with noise and mud.
Checking the weather forecast before your wedding is therefore vital.
Are your marquees waterproof?
The marquees are waterproof but if there is heavy rain and poor soil, water might seep in underneath.
5 If you have additional funds, you might consider a hard floor and carpet to help.
How far in advance of the wedding date do I need to hire the marquee?
it can be hard to judge when a booking needs to be made.
Nevertheless, it’s important to give us your best estimate for the date, so you can make a booking if we have a date available.
How long does it take to erect a wedding marquee?
Each size of marquee takes a different time.
The erection usually ranges between 1-3 days before the event and the marquee is left for an additional day after the event.
How do I know what size of marquee I’ll need for my wedding?
There are various factors affecting the size including whether you want a dance floor, bar, DJ area, as well as guest list, which we will need.
How much room does a disco take up?
The dance floor should generally have a 5-foot width along one side.
Do we need a generator?
In case of a power failure, you should always have a generator ready to go.
Do uplighters provide enough light?
Uplighters are good for creating a simple atmosphere.
But they will not be very bright.
How safe are your wedding marquees?
Our marquees are 100% fire resistant.
We only use materials that meet British Standard certifications when making them.
Does Strawberry Marquees have insurance cover?
Our insurance covers public and product insurance.
While the marquee is under hire, the customer must provide insurance for damage, both for the marquee and equipment, and theft.
Could a marquee damage cables or pipes running underneath?
Damage might be caused to drainage cables or pipes by the steel pegs used to secure the marquee.
Make sure to tell us if there are any underground services we should avoid.
Will your marquees damage our garden?
You do not have to worry about long-term damage.
The grass might fade beneath the marquee, but this should go back to normal afterward.
How much does it cost to hire a wedding marquee?
Weddings can vary a great deal. Marquees can also vary.
Every client has their own needs regarding things like size, furniture, lighting, and flooring.
Our service can provide all you might want for your wedding.
Get in contact today for a free quote.
Access to the marquee site is restricted, is this a problem?
We can easily move the marquees into almost any location, as they are designed to be portable.
However, a site that’s over 25m from the access point or has a tricky access point will incur an additional charge.
How much space will I need to set up my Wedding Marquee?
Your guest list, bar, dance floor, and band will affect the space needed.
After inspecting the site, we can help you decide.
What surface is suitable for my wedding marquee?
While we can erect our marquees on different surfaces, it will still need to be secured to the ground directly.
We will tell you if the site is suitable after we check it as part of the site visit.
Do I need matting?
Generally, matting looks better, but it depends on your event.
We advise matting for weddings, as it can allow high heels to be worn more easily.
Matting is usually needed for a dance floor, but not necessarily for a catering tent.
Should I cut the grass?
This can be a good idea, but it must be removed if you are not using matting and it might stick to the marquee if you cut it too close to the wedding date.
Do you decorate the wedding marquees?
Yes, we do.
Do you hire linen, cutlery, generators or toilets?
We make available generators and luxury toilets along with the marquees.
However, we do not have kitchen equipment for hire.
What is included in the initial quote?
We can include the cost of the marquee (sized to suit), lighting, internal power distribution (sockets for charging, bar catering, and other
features), heating, ivory lining, doors, windows and flooring (sized to suit) in the initial quote.
You can tell us if there are any other finishes or equipment on your wish list.
When is site meeting necessary?
Once you have received the quote, that visit must take place as soon as possible.
We will need to assess the size and environment of the location to make sure the site is suitable for a marquee.
Are your marquees lined?
If you prefer a lined marquee you can select one.
What about electricity?
Any close-by building should be able to provide power, as you will not need much.
A generator may be required as backup.
For further information about our party tents and marquees, don’t hesitate to get in contact.
Can I decorate the Wedding marquee myself?
By all means.
We are there to make sure that your wedding goes just the way you imagined.
Any advice needed can be given.
Can you suggest venues where to set up my Wedding Marquee?
The best venue may be determined by where you live.
Let us know your area, and we will provide suggestions for wedding marquee locations.
How many guests can I seat around a table?
You can have between 6 and 12 people to a single table.
Nevertheless, you have the power to determine the seating arrangements as a client.