Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What size marquee do I need for 50 guests? The size of marquee you need for 50 guests depends on the type of event you are hosting and the layout you require. Generally, a marquee of around 6×9 metres would be suitable for 50 guests seated at round tables or a buffet.

  2. How much does it cost to rent a marquee in the UK? The cost of renting a marquee in the UK can vary depending on the size, style, and location of the marquee. Prices can range from a few hundred pounds for a basic structure to several thousand pounds for a large, fully equipped marquee with heating and lighting.

  3. How much does a marquee cost? The cost of a marquee can vary depending on the size, type, and features of the structure. Generally, smaller marquees can be rented for a few hundred pounds, while larger and more elaborate structures can cost several thousand pounds.

  4. What is the difference between a gazebo and a marquee? A gazebo is a freestanding, open-sided structure with a roof, often used for outdoor events such as weddings or garden parties. A marquee is a fully enclosed structure with walls and a roof, designed to protect guests from the elements.

  5. What can I use instead of a marquee? If you are looking for an alternative to a marquee, there are a few options to consider. These include hiring a venue or function room, using an outdoor space with natural shelter, or renting a large tent or canopy.

  6. Do you need permission for a marquee? In most cases, you will need planning permission for a marquee if it is to be erected for more than 28 days or if it exceeds certain size limits. However, if the marquee is to be erected on private land for a short-term event such as a wedding or party, you may not require planning permission.

  7. Can you put a marquee up on concrete? Yes, it is possible to put up a marquee on concrete. However, special fixings will be required to anchor the structure securely to the ground.

  8. Can you attach a marquee to a house? Yes, it is possible to attach a marquee to a house using a specially designed attachment kit. However, it is important to seek professional advice before attempting to do so.

  9. Are marquees warm in winter? Marquees can be warmed in winter using a range of heating options, including gas heaters, electric heaters, or portable heaters. However, it is important to ensure that the structure is well insulated and that appropriate heating is provided.

  10. Do marquees need flat ground? Marquees are best erected on flat ground, as this ensures a stable and secure structure. However, if the ground is slightly uneven, it is possible to level the area using wooden battens or adjustable leg systems.

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