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Generator Hire

30kVA up to 1250kVA / 24 hour generator rental.

Shenton Group provides comprehensive support to organisations throughout the UK who require generator hire. Our service includes:

  • ✔ Diesel Generator Hire: We offer a complete range of diesel generators for rental purposes, tailored to commercial generator hire and industrial generator hire needs.

  • ✔ Site Survey and Design: Our experts conduct thorough site surveys and design customised solutions to meet your temporary power requirements.

  • ✔ Delivery and Setup: We ensure prompt and efficient delivery of generators to your location, followed by expert setup and commissioning.

  • ✔ Ongoing Maintenance: Our service includes proactive maintenance to ensure continuous and reliable operation of your rental generators.

  • ✔ Refuelling Services: We provide refuelling solutions to keep your generators running smoothly throughout their rental period.
  • Whether you need temporary generator hire for short-term projects or large generator hire for extensive power needs, Shenton Group offers turnkey temporary power packages designed to meet your specific requirements.

    From 30kVA up to 1250kVA we provide the hire of standby or prime power generators, and can synchronise multiple generators for larger power requirements. We are equipped to meet the demand of any bespoke residential, commercial, or heavy-duty applications 24/7, 365 days a year UK wide.

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    Industrial & Commercial Generators for Hire

    Looking for reliable power solutions? Our comprehensive service offers diesel generator hire, temporary generator rentals, and large industrial generator hire. Whether you need a commercial generator for a short-term project or are looking for long-term industrial power solutions, we’ve got you covered. Our fleet ensures dependable performance and efficiency, backed by expert maintenance and support. Contact us today for competitive rates and flexible rental options tailored to your needs.

    Why Choose Shenton for Generator Hire?

    ✅ Our nationwide coverage enables us to respond promptly to requirements and provide delivery and installation of the rental equipment.

    ✅ Scheduled servicing is included in every rental contract.

    ✅ Each rental benefits from our 24/7 support service.

    ✅ Additional equipment such as cables, fuel tanks, AMF panels, distribution panels, security locks, and refuelling are available as part of the package.

    ✅The industry experts!

    Shenton Group always responded quickly to any queries, which made things much easier, as most people need to be chased. We were very comfortable working with them and very impressed at their willingness to work at a time that fitted with our schedule

    Managing Director, Data Telecoms Company

    Other Generator Hire Products and Services

    Road Towable Fleet:
    Many of our rental generators up to 200kVA are road towable, enabling deliveries to difficult locations with our 4×4 fleet. We cater to diverse needs, whether it’s for temporary generator rentals or specific diesel generator hire.

    HIAB Lifting Services:
    For generators larger than 200kVA, our skilled HIAB teams can lift and position your rental generator precisely, suitable for commercial and industrial generator hire scenarios.

    Baby Sitting’ Service: For critical applications or shutdowns, our ‘Baby Sitting’ service provides on-site engineering support throughout your rental period, ensuring prompt assistance for reliable generator hire.

    Fuel Management: Ensure uninterrupted power with our fuel management services. We monitor fuel levels to replenish as needed, supporting various generator hire requirements such as backup power, events, or machinery.

    Comprehensive Project Management: From initial site survey to final monitoring, we offer complete project management for your rental needs. Our services include delivery, installation, monitoring, ‘baby sitting’, and fuel management for seamless large generator hire execution.

    Flexible Solutions: Whether it’s a planned shutdown or short-term rental, we provide tailored solutions available 24/7/365, ensuring reliable temporary generator hire services whenever required.

      Hire a Generator from the Industry Experts

      • Nationwide Coverage

      • 24/7 support service

      • Delivery and installation to guarantee piece of mind

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      Generator Hire From The Industry Experts

      As a leading generator hire company, we have nationwide coverage which enables us to respond quickly to requirements and provide delivery and installation of the rental equipment. Scheduled generator servicing is included within any rental contract and each generator hire is covered by our 24/7 support service giving you complete peace of mind. Whether you need specific generators for hire, diesel or gas generator hires, generator rentals for events, commercial or industrial generator hire, temporary residential generator hire, or large project related generator hire, we provide comprehensive solutions tailored to your needs.

      Towable Generator Hire

      Road Tow Generators for hire

      Ranging from 30kVA 1phase to 200kVA 3phase road towable generators are great for getting to remote and difficult locations. Towed to site with our fleet of 4X4 vehicles.

      Trailer Mounted Generators

      Tailor Mounted Generators for rent

      From 800kVA to 1250kVA our trailer mounted generators fully equipped with everything needed including bulk fuel tanks and cables, are delivered and positioned on site by our qualified drivers for a quick turnaround solution.

      Static Generators

      Static Generators for hire

      All our static generators are delivered by HIAB and can be position into almost any location. These generators range from 30kVA 1phase to 800kVA 3phase.

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      Shenton Group, The Best in Temporary Generator Hire

      Whether you need to hire a generator for a couple of hours or a couple of years, we have you covered. Our generator experts tailor a generator hire package that will ensure that you have everything that you need, providing true value for money.

      Difficult Access

      Many of our rental fleet up to 200kVA are road towable meaning deliveries to difficult locations with our fleet of 4x4s is possible. Any generators larger than this, our skilled HIAB teams can lift and skate your rental generator to exactly where you want it.

      Get An On-Site Expert

      For critical applications or shut-downs Shenton Group offer the complete ‘Baby Sitting’ service for your rental generator. This means we can have one of our engineers on site whilst you have a rental to ensure should anything go wrong, help is on hand.

      Fuel Management

      Whether your rental generator is installed as a backup in case of a mains failure, for an event or to power machinery, be sure that you have considered fuel management. Shenton Group can provide fuel level monitoring to ensure that your fuel is replenished and power continuity maintained.

      Project Management

      From carrying out an initial site survey right through delivery, install, monitoring, baby sitting of your generator and fuel management, we will look after your complete rental project. Whether its for a pre-planned shut-down, long or short-term rental or 50/60Hz, we can provide the solution to meet your needs 24/7/365.

      Cable Management and Distribution

      Shenton Group can offer the rental of all cables and necessary distribution. Using our own equipment our team can either just deliver or carry out the full installation ensuring everything is left neat and tidy.


      We understand it’s the small details that matter so ask our team if they think there are any accessories you should have with your rental. Shenton Group can supply the necessary protective barriers, fuel spill kits or cable covers.

      Emergency Generator Hire

      For some organisations, an unexpected power loss could have disastrous effects. The healthcare sector relies on 24/7 power availability to support life-saving equipment. Similarly, the finance sector depends on continuous power to keep systems operational. A power drop could cause significant disruptions, from customers being unable to access their money to severe security implications.

      Do you have a disaster recovery plan in place to protect your business? Consider our emergency generator hire, offering 24-hour generator hire and rental services. Ensure your business’s continuity with our reliable emergency power generator rental subscription.

      Do you need a guaranteed response time? Do you need guaranteed equipment availability?

      For a fixed annual fee, we will put together a bespoke disaster recovery plan and issue you with your unique contract number. Call our 24/7 Helpdesk and quote your contract number and we will initiate your emergency generator hire.

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      Generator Hire Accessories

      Customers who choose Shenton Group as their temporary generator supplier will soon understand that the ‘hire’ is just a small part of our generator rental services. Our experts can support you with all the necessary equipment to ensure you have a reliable power supply including:

      • Fuel tanks
      • AMF panels
      • Transformers
      • Cabling
      • Distribution panels
      • Temporary fencings
      • Cable covers and ramps
      • Acoustic Panels

      Our team can either just deliver the generator to your site or carry out the full installation ensuring the generator is connected properly and cable runs are left safe, secure and tidy. Our experienced team members will also be able to advise on any additional accessories or equipment that you may need for the duration of the hire.

      Generator Hire FAQ’s

      1. How much to hire a generator per day?

      Our generator rental rates vary based on the power capacity and duration of the rental. Please contact our sales team for specific pricing tailored to your requirements.

      2. How do you size a rental generator?

      Sizing a rental generator involves assessing your power needs based on the equipment and appliances you plan to operate. Factors such as wattage, voltage, and load capacity are considered to ensure optimal performance.

      3. How many hours does a commercial generator last?

      The lifespan of a commercial generator varies depending on usage, maintenance, and quality. Our generators are maintained to industry standards for reliability and longevity.

      4. How much does it cost to run a generator 24 hours a day?

      Running a generator continuously for 24 hours incurs fuel and maintenance costs. For specific cost estimates, including fuel consumption rates and service charges, please consult with our team.

      5. How much does it cost to run a generator in the UK?

      Operating costs for generators in the UK include fuel expenses, maintenance, and any additional services required. Contact us to get accurate cost projections tailored to your location and operational needs.

      For more information regarding our products and services, please contact the Shenton Group customer support team

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