Please Note: Our first available delivery or collection date is now Monday 11th July.

Linen

Complete the aesthetic for your event or function with something from our linen hire selection. We have a wide variety of sizes, colours and styles available for you.

Black Banqueting Chair Cover Hire   Banqueting Chairs
£2.50 exc-Vat

Linen hire can be a bit scary if you’ve never hired it before, but we have tried to make it as easy as possible for you to find the right colour and size for your needs.

What do I need to know about linen hire?

Most linen hire is measured in inches, so it’s important to measure your tables in that format before choosing what you need. Remember to include a bit for the “drape” between the table-top and the floor – the standard banqueting table is 30 inches tall.

Table linen is either square, rectangular or circular. With most tables it should be intuitive what to choose, but for oval tables we recommend the larger rectangular pieces of linen while smaller circular tables normally have a square tablecloth.

Runners and sashes will add an accent of colour to your table and chairs if you don’t want to go overboard, while napkins make a classy accompaniment.

Does linen hire need to be laundered before it is collected?

Before dispatch, we have all linen professionally laundered and pressed ready for delivery. This requires industry-specific machinery and because of this we cannot ask our customers to launder linen prior to return from hire.

For this reason, our send it back dirty service is included in the price of the linen. All we ask is that linen is repacked dry and free of any food debris in the bags that it was shipped in. Linen returned wet or with attached food debris is much more likely to be unable to be cleaned, and we have to charge replacement fees for any damaged or destroyed linen.

How does delivery of linen hire work?

Worried about delivery costs for your event hire? It’s easy to find out exactly how much they are by using our carriage calculator. Simply tap the Expo Hire London logo to be taken to the homepage where you’ll find a button for the carriage calculator. Enter your venue postcode in and not only will our clever widget give you the cost of delivery and collection, but it will confirm which of our websites is best to order from so you don’t overpay.

You’ll also find a list of all possible surcharges on that page. If any of these are applicable, they are confirmed in the checkout once you have reconfirmed your delivery address and dates and are itemised in full so there are no nasty surprises before you pay.