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We are a 5th generation family business, specialising in traditional family funfair ride hire, installation and operation, from single day hire to long term hire, including the Savage Circa 1890 Steam Carousel, Carousel hire, Big Wheel hire, Helter Skelter hire and Chair-o-plane hire. We also have the Plymson & Taylor Circa 1895, Brooklyn Cakewalk for hire, of which there is only two still in operation.
We are the first phone call for all the top funfair agents in the UK and Europe. They ring us when they need traditional funfair ride hire, because they know we have the best funfair rides to hire and give a first class service. We also work direct with you through this website so you can book us direct and cut out the middleman to save you money.
We have supplied our rides for hire all over Europe, our funfair rides have starred in Holland (where we won the award for the best ride at Tilburg fair), Belgium, Germany (our Helter Skelter was on hire for MTV at the European music awards aftershow party in Munich) Italy and Greece (for the last five years the local government of Athens have had between two and five of our Carousel's on hire over the Christmas period and each carousel will ride approximately 250,000 people over the period) on home soil back in the UK we have had our funfair rides at prestigious venue up and down the country, in London you may have seen our rides in Regent Street, Hyde Park, the Hurlingham Club, Fulham Palace, the Marylebone summer fair, Covent Garden, Billingate Market, Alexander Palace, to name a few.
In other parts of the UK you may have seen our Carousel, Big Wheel, Helter Skelter or Brooklyn Cakewalk and other rides on hire are at Windsor Castle, Birmingham's NEC and Victoria Square, Cardiff Bay, Glasgow's George Square, St Andrew's (the home of golf), Silverstone (the home of motor racing), Goodwood, Blenheim Palace,12 years on Bournemouth sea front. Funfairs we attend include Stamford Mid Lent, Grantham Mid Lent, Hampstead Heath, Great Yarmouth, Kirkcaldy, Newcastle Hoppings, Neath Great September fair and Nottingham Goose Fair.
Our traditional funfair rides have been on hire at corporate events for BP, Topshop, Shell, Next, Bradford & Bingley, Vodafone, Coca-Cola, Mcdonald's. Our Carousel has been on hire at two Royal birthday party's, one of which saw our Carousel set up inside the grounds of Windsor Castle, along with a Royal charity fund raising event. We have also had rides on hire at private events for Sir Richard Branson, Celebrity Weddings and Events, Premier League footballers have had our Carousel and Funfair rides on hire for private events. We have rides that appeared in Peak Practise. The music group The Feeling had our Waveswinger Chair-o-planes on hire for one of their hit video's, our Funfair rides have been on hire for TV and films, our Carousel was on the Lynx effect advert, our Big Wheel featured in a Dolmio advert. All the rides and equipment on the Mark's and Spencer's Fashion Fairground advert from Autumn 2008 were supplied by us Traditional Rides and were not involved with any other organization. The Big Wheel, Helter Skelter, Chair-o-Planes and Waltzers are from our own stable of rides, the advert is available to view from our Movies page. August 09 gave our Traditional Fun Fair including Carousel, Ferris Wheel and Chair-o-planes the honour of setting up on Y Maes in the shadow of the world heritage site that is Caernarfon Castle.
For the Winter of 09/10 we had rides in Scotland, London (Science Museum) Manchester (Trafford centre) and Nottingham.
For 2010 our rides attended hire events in Guernsey (Carousel), Took part in a film shoot for The Great Ghost Rescue (out in Spring 2011) where we had our traditional rides on hire including Carousel, Ferris Wheel, Helter Skelter, Chair-o-planes and games on hire, Attended the Wireless Festival in Hyde Park, Hire events on Ealing Common (Carousel) and for the De Vere Hotel group (Carousel and Big Wheel), Private hire for the RAF offices ball (Ferris Wheel) and private hire for the prestige colleges of Oxford (Carousel) and Cambridge (Carousel Chair-o-planes and Helter Skelter). We again had private hire events for the celebrity world (we do not name our celebrity clients to protect their privacy) plus many other hire and public events up and down the country.
We have also added to our collection of traditional fairground equipment in the Winter of 2010/11 with the purchase of a 1966 Scammell Highwayman which after restoration will join our collection of traditional fun fair rides and attend our vintage fun fairs. We have started a new transport gallery to the website to catalogue our transport past and present. With up dates of the restoration but don't get your hopes up on it being fully restored quickly as it has joined the list of projects (it's becoming a long list).
We can and will supply you with Traditional Funfair rides for hire anywhere in the world nowhere is to near or far and no job is to big or small. We can supply you with one Carousel, Big Wheel, Helter Skelter, Chair-o-Planes or Brooklyn Cake-Walk or just one small children's ride or a complete Funfair including games and stalls. All our equipment is operated to comply with British HSG175 standard for safe practices at fairgrounds and tested on a annual basis by an independent engineer. All our equipment is covered by £10 million public liability insurance, We have all necessary risk assessments and method statements.
Our staff are trained, smart and polite and please remember that we are not agents.
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We specialise in traditional funfair ride hire nationwide across the UK & Europe including Carousel, Ferris Wheel & Helter Skelter hire for private events, corporate event hire, college ball hire, wedding hire, film & TV hire, We also have available traditional fun fair Carousel hire, Big Wheel hire & Helter Skelter Hire for the following places, Abingdon, Aldershot, Alfreton, Alton, Andover, Arundel, Ascot, Basingstoke, Bath, Belper, Birmingham, Blandford Forum, Bognor Regis, Bolsover, Bournemouth, Bridgwater, Brighton, Bristol, Buckingham, Bury St Edmunds, Buxton, Canterbury, Carlisle, Cheadle, Cheltenham, Chester, Chesterfield, Chichester, Chippenham, Christchurch, Cirencester, Colchester, Coventry, Crawley, Dartmouth, Daventry, Derby, Devizes, Dover, Durham, Eastbourne, Eastleigh, Epsom, Eton, Exeter, Fareham, Farnham, Fordingbridge, Gloucester, Gosport, Grantham, Great Yarmouth, Guildford, Henley-on-Thames, Hendon, Hereford, Herne Bay, Huntingdon, Ilfracombe, Ilkeston, Ipswich, Kettering, Kidderminster, Kingsbridge, King's Lynn, Kingston-upon-Hull, Kingston upon Thames, Kirkby in Ashfield, Lancaster, Leamington Spa, Leicester, Lichfield, Lincoln, Liphook, Liverpool, London, Loughborough, Lutterworth, Lymington, Lyndhurst, Manchester, Market Harborough, Marlborough, Milton Keynes, Newbury, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Newport Pagnell, Newquay, Northampton, Norwich, Nottingham, Oxford, Peterborough, Plymouth, Poole, Portsmouth, Preston, Reading, Ringwood, Romsey, Royal Tunbridge Wells, St Ives, Salisbury, Sheffield, Southampton, Stafford, Stoke-on-Trent, Stratford-upon-Avon, Sunderland, Swindon, Greater Manchester, Taunton, Tavistock, Tenbury Wells, Tewkesbury, Thame, Tiverton, Tonbridge, Torquay, Totton & Eling, Towcester, Trowbridge, Truro, Verwood, Walton-on-Thames, Ware, Wareham, Warminster, Warrington, Warwick, Wells, Welwyn Garden City, West Bridgford, West Bromwich, Westminster, Weston-super-Mare, Westward Ho!, Wetherby, Weybridge, Weymouth, Whitley Bay, Whitstable, Wilmslow, Wilton, Wimborne Minster, Wincanton, Winchester, Windsor, Witney,Woking, Wokingham, Wolverhampton, Worcester, Worthing, Yarm, Yarmouth, Yeovil and York.|
Traditional Fun Fair Carousel hire, Ferris Wheel hire, Helter Skelter hire in England, Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Cheshire, Cornwall, Cumberland, Derbyshire, Devon, Dorset, Durham, Essex, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Herefordshire, Hertfordshire, Huntingdonshire, Kent, Lancashire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Middlesex, Norfolk, Northamptonshire, Northumberland, Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Rutland, Shropshire, Somerset, Staffordshire, Suffolk, Surrey, Sussex, Warwickshire, Westmorland, Wiltshire, Worcestershire, Yorkshire,
Traditional Fun Fair Carousel hire, Ferris Wheel hire, Helter Skelter hire in Wales: Anglesey/Sir Fon, Brecknockshire/Sir Frycheiniog, Caernarfonshire/Sir Gaernarfon, Carmarthenshire/Sir Gaerfyrddin, Cardiganshire/Ceredigion, Denbighshire/Sir Ddinbych, Flintshire/Sir Fflint, Glamorgan/Morgannwg, Merioneth/Meirionnydd, Monmouthshire/Sir Fynwy, Montgomeryshire/Sir Drefaldwyn, Pembrokeshire/Sir Benfro, Radnorshire/Sir Faesyfed
Traditional Fun Fair Carousel hire, Ferris Wheel hire, Helter Skelter hire in Scotland, Northern Ireland and Europe