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Speciality Crockery

If you're looking for speciality crockery hire to complete your place settings, you're in the right place. From platters to cake stands, we've got what you need.

For some things you need specific equipment and this is when speciality crockery hire comes to the fore. From platters and serving dishes for buffets to tapas dishes and even cake stands, we’ve got a little bit of everything you could need.

What sort of speciality crockery hire do I need?

If you’re serving food in a buffet setting, you’ll need more than just plates. Platters are a stylish way of serving larger quantities of food ready for your guests to pick and choose. We have oval and rectangular platters to help meet the requirements of the fussiest caterer.

Tapas dishes are great for serving little portions of food. These can either be singular or in presentation sets and are smaller than normal plates and dishes. These can come in a variety of shapes and types, to match the food being served.

Cake stands are not just an important part of wedding receptions, but are also used in many other kinds of events. Afternoon tea stands are popular for serving cakes and finger buffets, while the larger square based cake stands hold gateaux and sponge cakes as well as the more traditional wedding cake.

Does speciality crockery hire need to be cleaned before it is returned?

If there is one thing we've learned from hiring crockery in Manchester and the surrounding areas, it's that not only is washing crockery hire up is a boring chore, but it's when crockery is most likely to get broken while on hire.

It's for this reason we have had to make it compulsory for all crockery items to have the send it back dirty option added at checkout. This means that the only thing you need to do before we collect is to make sure crockery is free of food debris and liquids, and repacked in the boxes supplied.

How does delivery of speciality crockery hire work?

All of our speciality crockery hire items are cleaned and checked before we dispatch them. We use branded packing boxes and plenty of bubble wrap to make sure they reach you in tip-top condition. However, we know from experience the unexpected can happen in transit and as such we always recommend adding a couple of extras in to ensure mishaps can’t ruin an event.

Working out delivery costs is easy with Expo Hire North West. Just click the logo to visit the home page and tap the carriage calculator button. Once you have entered your postcode, our website will confirm which of our website is closest to your venue and the cost for carriage from that branch as well as a list of possible surcharges.

In the checkout page, once you have confirmed the delivery address and the dates for delivery and collection, our website will confirm exactly what the cost for your order is broken down in itemised fashion before you make payment.