Framed and traditional marquees for both domestic and commercial events


Listed below are some of the most common questions the team at Big Top Marquees often get asked. Of course, if you require any further assistance we will be happy to help you. Use our contact form or call us on 01933 350 336.

Q. What material are marquees made from?
A. Our marquees are made from PVC. This is synthetic plastic polymer and can come in two forms; plastic and rigid.
Q. What does marquee mean?
A. A marquee is a canvas covered structure which can be used for both social and commercial occasions, from weddings and anniversaries, to corporate events and team building events.
Q. How much do marquees cost to rent?
A. This varies, depending on the size you require as well as the decorations, accessories and flooring. You can contact us for further information and we will provide a free quotation for you.
Q. How tall is a marquee?
A. This can vary depending on the size you require, however the highest point is approximately 4.5 metres.
Q. How much does a wedding marquee cost?
A. A marquee for a wedding is between £1,000-£10,000, depending on the size, accessories, decorations and flooring that you want.
Q. Are marquees warm?
A. In the summer yes, marquees are warm, in the winter we provide heaters that will keep you and your guests warm.
Q. Will my marquee have heating?
A. We can supply heating for you, just let us know when you speak to us.
Q. Are marquees suitable for the winter and are they waterproof?
A. Yes, marquees are suitable for the winter and they are waterproof.
Q. Are marquees fireproof?
A. Yes, marquees are fireproof as they have fire retardant substances on them. These substances help to reduce flammability of fuels or delay their combustion.
Q. Can my marquee have clear sides?
A. Yes, you can choose from a range of designs.
Q. Will my marquee have a toilet?
A. You can request a toilet at the same time as booking your marquee and we will be able to provide it for you.
Q. Will my marquee have a dance floor?
A. Yes, we supply black and white or parquet dance floors.
Q. Will my marquee come with bunting?
A. We can help you to hang bunting, however it must be supplied by you as we've found in the past, that bunting is usually relevant to a client's personal colour schemes and theme.
Q. Will you provide a quotation?
A. Yes, we provide free quotations.
Q. Where do you operate?
A. We have been providing marquees to customers throughout Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire, Wellingborough, Rushden and Kettering as well as the surrounding areas for a number of years. If you're based in the East Midlands then we will be able to provide you with a high quality marquee.