It's better to be safe than sorry.
You don't need to hire a generator if...
The marquee is close to your house or power supply (>20 meters) and you do not require high levels of power.
You must be certain that there is enough power & you are confident with connecting all the cables to the power source.
You do need to hire a generator if...
The marquee is further away than 20 meters and you require high levels of power. For example, you may be organising a wedding and require power for
- mobile bar equipment,
- music (band / mobile disco),
- kitchen and cooking equipment.
If you are having an event & need a generator it will cost anywhere from £450 - £700. You can hire them through us or with a generator hire company. Both the marquee & generator company will connect all the cables for you.
If you hire a generator from an independent company, it should look similar to this: