Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. Can Marquees Only Be Erected On Grass?
A1.Clear span marquees can be built on most surfaces and can also be butted up to buildings.

Q2. What Size Marquee Should I Have? A2. We need a few details from you for example;

  1. number of guests seated.
  2. and type of event.
  3. amenities required
Then we would be able to recommend a size.

Q3. When Will The Marquee Be Erected?
A3. At least a day or two before but we are flexible with building time requirements.

Q4. Where Do I Start?
A4.You can let the Castle Marquees Event Team Manage your whole event from the start, you will be able to relax and enjoy your event knowing that castle is taking care of everything for you. Otherwise Castle Marquees can advise you with contact numbers and proven suppliers i.e. bands, DJs, toilets, caterers, bars and bar licensing, casinos, outdoor toys, cars and buses.
We recommend that in the instance you would like to take care of everything yourself, paying a visit to our Marquee Hire Guide.

Q5. Have You Got A Show Room?
A5. Yes, we have got a show room, just give us a call on 01268 574 005 to make an appointment. You will be able to view our furniture, lighting, linings and valences. Castle Marquees welcome visitors and we are based in Wickford, Essex. Castle Marquees's address is available in the contact section.

Q6. What Areas Do You Cover?
A6. Generally the South East, but all other areas are considered.

Q7. Do You Have Hidden Charges?
A7. No there are zero hidden charges, everything will be itemised on your quote and the total on the quote is what you will pay.

Q8. Have You Got Any Venues that you commonly use in Essex?
A8. Yes, we have many throughout Essex and surrounding areas like London, Kent, Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire.

Q9. Can The Marquees Be Heated?
A9. We have a very comprehensive range of heaters from 20kva to 200kva. These are indirect and thermostatically controlled.

Q10. Are Your Marquees Sign Written?
A10. No Our marquees are not signwritten. All of our marquees are white and completely free of sign writing.

Q11. Will Bad Weather Effect Our Event?
A11. With our experience of long term hire throughout the winter and our quality equipment weather should not affect your event.

Do you feel like you want more information? Take a peek at our Marquee Hire Guide and get a fuller picture.