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The agricultural and farming sectors are particularly susceptible to the unpredictable British weather, more so than any other industry. Here at Andrews, we are dedicated to partnering with you to mitigate the effects and minimize the adverse impacts that extreme temperatures and humidity can have on agricultural production and storage.


In recent times, we have successfully delivered and installed tailor-made cooling solutions for a wide range of applications, showcasing our versatility in meeting diverse needs. Our cooling equipment is designed to foster or delay plant growth, safeguard livestock and crops, and enhance the efficiency of processing and packaging operations. We have extensive experience in offering chiller rentals for milk production, poultry storage, and related processes. Our ability to design and implement comprehensive packages on short notice sets us apart.

Find out more about our Air Conditioning solutions for agriculture.

Find out more about our Chiller experience and solutions for agriculture.

Chilling agricultural storage areas


We understand the crucial importance of maintaining productivity, especially when food stocks and crops are at stake during cold snaps. Andrews boasts the UK’s most extensive array of versatile heaters available for hire, suitable for all types of fields and pastures. Our 24/7 service operates year-round, ensuring instant delivery to your location, no matter where you are.

Our portable heaters are often employed to expedite crop drying processes, providing additional warm air or replacing malfunctioning heating systems. Frost protection is a priority, and we take every measure to keep crops and plants adequately warm to maximize yield retention. With a network of 30 strategically positioned depots across the UK, we can swiftly address your heating challenges and have you back in operation. We offer complimentary site surveys to determine the best solution for your specific situation, with our skilled engineers providing expert guidance.

For more details about our heating solutions for agriculture, please click here.

Heating crops

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Over 160 years experience

As the UK’s leading specialist hire company, we provide the best pumping, heating and cooling solutions for every conceivable need, location and application. Our aim is to help our customers address the real-life challenges they face – whether planned or emergency – in the quickest, most professional and cost-effective ways. We pride ourselves on offering the safest, most reliable equipment sourced from the world’s top manufacturers.

Why choose us?

Choose us for unparalleled expertise and exceptional service.
Nationwide coverage
Our expansive depot network ensures our clients benefit from genuine nationwide coverage, meaning even the most remote locations can be accommodated with minimal fuss.
Same & Next Day Delivery
With engineers and operations teams on standby at all times, we are able to guarantee equipment is delivered efficiently and promptly.
24-Hour Service
As the UK’s leading specialist hire company, we pride ourselves on providing our customers with 24-hour nationwide coverage including a dedicated out-of-hours service that operates 365 days a year.
Worldwide Locations
Andrews Sykes has a global presence, boasting an extensive network of offices and branches in numerous countries across the world.


High moisture levels in freshly harvested produce make them highly susceptible to rapid bacterial soft rot and mold growth, rendering them unsellable. Our specialized ventilation equipment and expertise have played a pivotal role in reducing the risk of mold growth for numerous businesses in the agriculture and farming industry.

Hazardous gases can accumulate in poorly ventilated silos, barns, manure tanks, and other confined structures on farms. This poses a threat to crop life and can even impact the health of those working within such environments if oxygen levels drop. Our temporary ventilation equipment not only enhances air quality but also reduces heat and moisture levels while extracting toxic fumes, pollutants, and unpleasant odors.

Our customized temporary ventilation solutions are engineered for continuous operation across a diverse range of agricultural settings.

To learn more about our ventilation solutions for agriculture, please click here.

Preventing mould on crops

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How we can help you

1 Diagnose the problem

A short conversation with one of our specialists at Andrews Sykes allows us to understand your problem and set you at ease.

2 Work out the details

After diagnosing, we’ll work collaboratively to understand your specific technical requirements so you can hire the exact equipment you need.

3 Hire and deliver

From here, our  specialists will oversee all aspects of your agreement including delivery, installation, any necessary maintenance, and collection.

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