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New Year, New Reasons to Celebrate!

08 Jan 16 By: Lene McGuinness

The New Year is now well underway, but there are still plenty of occasions to celebrate at the start of 2016. 


A sparkling partnership with Meiko keeps our glassware gleaming

16 Jul 15

Earlier this year we moved Allens to new premises in Hounslow to increase storage for all of the stunning new collections of china, cutlery, glassware, furniture and more that we’ve made available to hire. It’s also allowed us to offer a better service with easier access to central London.


From A to BBQ - A guide to hygienic al fresco dining at your event

30 Jun 15 By: Lene McGuinness

As the caterer, however, it is up to you to ensure that the food products you serve to visitors are safe, so here are a few helpful tips to ensure that your guests enjoy your barbecue.


Food for thought – Catering for a summer Festival?

19 Jun 15

Music tourism in the UK generates billions for the economy. That’s not just ticket sales, but transport, outdoor goods and perhaps most importantly food and drink. Find out more about how the catering industry is capitalising on festival fever.


A guide to the 5 kitchen equipment essentials for catered events

17 Apr 15 By: Lene McGuinness

Today’s blog aims to introduce the 5 kinds of kitchen equipment you can’t afford to forget about when serving food at a conference or corporate event.


Wedding Catering Equipment Hire - The Real Magic Happens Behind the Scenes

04 Jul 14 By: Lene McGuinness

Wedding season 2014 is still in full swing and couples all over the UK are enjoying their big day throughout July and August. We are working with many of them by providing catering equipment and furniture hire to venues throughout London and the South of England.


Allens Hire Wedding Season Special - It’s a Nice Day for a Green Wedding

05 May 14 By: Lene McGuinness

May Day marks the beginning of wedding season here in the UK and Allen’s Hire is celebrating with a series of blogs all about the big day.


Allens Hire Celebrates UK Coffee Week

07 Apr 14 By: Lene McGuinness

This past weekend marked the launch of UK Coffee Week, with the London Coffee Festival kicking things off from the Old Truman Brewery on Brick Lane.


LPG Safety Code of Practice for the Event Hire Industry

08 Nov 13 By: Lene McGuinness

The new Code of Practice for the Safe Use of LPG for Portable and Trasportable Equipment in the Hire Industry is a good reason to choose Allens for your gas appliance hire requirements


Goin' to the chapel - gonna get married?

22 May 13 By: Lene McGuinness

Cake stands for that all important moment when the bride and groom execute their first task together . . .