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Heat Pump & Chiller Hire

Chiller Unit

Watkins Hire's KwikCHILL Heat Pump & Chiller units are the UKs most modern and diverse temporary hire fleet. All available 24/7 to cover your emergency hire needs however large or small.

Portable Air Conditioning Hire

Portable Air Conditioning Unit

KwikCOOL Air Conditioning Hire has the newest fleet of Air conditioning hire units & one of the UK’s largest range and most modern fleet of Portable Air Conditioning units for hire in the UK. We can deliver to you fast from our nationwide depot network.

Fans & Dehumidifier Hire

Dehumidifier Unit

A range of both ventilation and extraction fans to cover all air movement requirements. Dehumidifiers ranging from small to large suitable for both domestic and large scale industrial use.

Steam Boiler Hire

Trailerised Steam Boiler

Watkins Steam Hire has Europe's largest range of portable Steam Boilers for hire. They come in a range of trailerised, containerised and static boilers suitable for applications such as hospitals, refineries, and process applications.

Heating Boiler Hire

Heating Boiler

With our Heating Boiler range we can provide both heating and hot water supply including high capacity water storage. Our boilers are suitable for a wide range of applications including food production, emergency cover during a heating or hot water failure, schools, and hotels.

Warm Air Heater Hire

Warm Air Heater

Watkins Hire are the market leaders in warm air heating with units ranging from small electric heaters to large high capacity Indirect Fired site heaters. Suitable for a wide range of applications from small office heating to large retail outlets.

Fan Coil & Air Handling Unit Hire

Air Handler Unit

Used in conjunction with our chillers and heating boilers, Watkins Hire stock a diverse range of air handlers and fan coils to meet all applications from marquees to industrial processing.

Watkins Hire Events

Watkins Hire Events

Watkins Hire Events team are the industry leaders providing heating and cooling solutions for events ranging from a small marquee for a party to a large global sporting event.

National Accounts

Watkins Hire National Accounts

Do you have regular HVAC hire requirements to multi located sites? Our National Accounts team can assist.

News & Case Studies

Watkins Hire News

Catch up with all the latest news within Watkins Hire including new products, case studies, weather warnings, and promotions.

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Watkins Hire's Latest News

Watkins Hire Appoints New CEO - Paul O'Kelly

Watkins Hire Appoints New CEO

We are pleased to announce that we have secured £10m in funding from Baird Capital Partners Europe Limited (“Baird Capital”), the direct private investment arm of Robert W. Baird & Co. The funding is in support of a Management Buy-out, led by incoming CEO Paul O’Kelly...


New 1200kW Flue Dilution Boilers

New 1200kW Flue Dilution Boilers

Watkins Hire have recently introduced 5 purpose built heating boilers with a total duty of 1200kW that can also be operated on a standby duty of 600kW. All have Flue dilution units incorporated for use when running on natural gas & a bypass system to enable the units to be run on oil...


Watkins Hire Ltd Certified to ISO 14001

Watkins Hire Ltd Certified to ISO 14001

Watkins Hire Ltd is proud to announce that it is now certified to the Environmental Management Standard ISO 14001:2004 the internationally recognised standard for the environmental management of businesses. This compliments its Quality Management Standard certification ISO 9001:2008...


Who We Are

In 1860, when British industry was dominating the globe, the Watkins Group of companies were established.

As Europe's largest independent specialist mobile temperature control rental company, WatkinsHIRE hires Steam Boilers, HeatGEN Heating Boilers, Hot Water Boilers, DHW Boilers, KwikHEAT Warm Air Heaters, BioDiesel Heaters, KwikCOOL Portable Air Conditioning, KwikDRY Dehumidifiers, KwikCHILL Chillers, Fan Coils, and Air Handling Units to every conceivable industry sector.

A quick free call to WatkinsHIRE on 0500 526 696 and you will be in touch with a temperature control rental product specialist who will discuss and understand your requirements, arrange site visits where necessary and provide you with a competitive quotation.