Transportation Guide - Sterling Hire

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Saturday             10.00-12.00
Sunday;      By Appointment
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A Guide to Transportation Costs
This is a guide to the charges when we or a sub-contractor delivers the equipment to the given venue postcode.
Please note we only unload to a distance of 30 metres from the van on level ground.
If steps, lift, gravel, uneven or sloping ground are to be encountered, then we need to be informed!
This is required in case we need to send an additional person to help the driver to be away on time.

Transport charges are workout by Postcode, which we ask you to provide.
The price shown is for a single journey (either the delivery or the collection) and will apply again for any additional journey.
It covers a single item to a van load, if the van load is exceeded then a revised charge will be based on whether it is best to use a second van or the best size vehicle to carry the load (Luton, 7.5 ton).
We charge £40.00 per hour to transport equipment by van (like a London taxi hourly rate or man and van),
The journey is estimated on how long we expect to make the return (round) journey. (the time it takes in perfect conditions is extended to accommodate the usual expected delays).
We do not charge any extra if we get stuck for hours in traffic! (general traffic conditions, slow moving traffic, traffic lights, road works, diversions and the motorway general delays).

There is the option of the driver / operative to stay, serve, supervise or help out for the duration of your event. This can be exchanged for the time it would take for return collection journey; provided the attendance time does not excessively exceed the original time taken for the return collection journey.

Some of the equipment rentals already have the element of transport cost built into the price, i.e. Casino tables, simulators.

LOCAL AREAS - The local delivery charges is £38.00. (For the single return Journey) and the charge applies again for the collection journey.
Ascot, Burnham, Eaton wick, Egham, Englefield Green, Gerrards Cross, Farnham Royal, Holyport, Iver, Langley, Maidenhead, Poyle, Richings Park, Slough, Staines, Taplow, Windsor, Winkfield, Virginia Water, Wraysbury.

All prices shown below applies for just return journey (i.e. delivery)
it will apply again for any additional Journey (i.e. collection).


West London (W14) £75.00. Knightsbridge £85.00. West End £95.00+TFL charges
Central London £120.00+CC. City £135.00+CC. East London from £120.00. (outside of ring road)
SE1, SE11 from £105+TFL charges. (E1 6, E1 7, E1 8, £120 + CC,)
W5 £55.00.
SW1, SW18, £105. Sw2, SW9 £115. SW3, SW11, £95  SW19 £90.00.
Se17 £100. Se20, Se22, £110. SE15, £115 SE21 £105.
N1, N5, £115. N16 £105.00. N7, N8, N18, N11, £100.00. N3, N10, N13, £95.00.
NW1, NW7, NW8, £95. NW2, NW4, £90.00. NW3, NW5, £105. NW6, £85.00.
E14, £130. E3 £120. E2, E4, E6, E11, E16 £125. E5, E8 £140. E9 £150.
SSW; Sm3, SM4 £80.
Clapham Common £95. Croydon £100. Dulwich £105. Bromley £110.
TW1, £75. KT10, £60. TW12 £50. KT8, TW9 £65.
Harrow £70.00. Bushey £55.00. WD6 £75.00.
Byfleet £60.00. Kingston-on-Thames £60.00.

London Exhibition Venues

Olympia Exhibition centre, Hammersmith Road, W14 8UX £95.00.
ExCel E16 1XL £170.00.
Business Design Centre N1 £115.00.
Hilton London Metropole Hotel £90.00.
QE2 Conference Centre SW1P3EE £135.00. (includes TFL Charges)

Nationwide Exhibition Centres

Brighton Centre £135.00.
Millbrook £160.00.
N.E.C. £170.00 ICC £160.00.
IFP Conference (Celtic Manor) £180.00 + Toll.
Warwick Exhibition centre CV31 1XN £160.00.
Manchester CCC £320.00

Other Towns and Cities
(approximate charge)

RG4 £62. RG9 £60. RG10 £40. RG30 £60.
Reading £55.00.
Thatcham £75.00.
Newbury £78.00. Hungerford £80.00.
Swindon £105.00.
Cirencester £125.00.
Bristol, Chelwood, Bath £145.00.
Weston-Super-Mare £175.00.
Newport £200.00.(inc. crossing).
Cardiff £225.00.(inc. crossing).

Brentford £50.00.
Richmond, Teddington £65.00.
Chigwell £105.00.
Brentwood, Dartford, Romford £120.00.
Basildon, Billericay, Chelmsford £130.00.
Braintree £145.00.
Southend-on-Sea £155.00.
Colchester £165.00.
Clacton on Sea £175.00.
Ipswich £190.00.

St Albans £85.00.
Luton £95.00.
Hitchin £110.00.
Milton Keynes £120.00.
Northampton £140.00.
Peterborough £160.00.
Leicester £180.00.
Nottingham £240.00.
Sheffield £280.00.
Manchester / Leeds £330.00.
Selby 345.00.
Harrogate £390.00.
Glasgow £600.00.
Aberdeen £850.00.

Leatherhead / Woking / Guildford £50.00.
Dorking £70.00
Reigate £75.00
Godalming / Gatwick / Redhill £85.00.
East Grinstead 95.00, Midhurst £95.00.
Horsham £100.00.
Portsmouth £115.00.
Chichester / Brighton / Worthing £120.00.
Bognor Regis / Southampton £125.00
New Forest £120 /130.00.
Bournemouth £140.00.
Eastbourne £150.00.

High Wycombe £48.00.
Amersham £55.00.
Aylesbury £78.00.
Oxford from £80.00.
Heythrop Park £100.00.
Blenheim Palace £115.00.
Banbury / Chipping Norton £120.00.
Stratford £140.00.
Coventry £160.00.
Birmingham from £180.00.
Liverpool. £360.00.
Preston £380.00.

Andover £90.00.
Salisbury £140.00.
Shaftesbury £200.00.
Yeovil £210.00.
Taunton £230.00.
Honiton £250.00.
Exeter £260.00.
Exmouth £275.00.
Torquay £300.00.
Plymouth £320.00.

Sawston £125.00.
Braintree £130.00
Cambridge £150.00.
Peterborough £165.00.
Bury St. Edmunds £175.00.
Diss / Ipswich £200.00.
King's Lynn / Norfolk £240.00.
Norwich / Great Yarmouth £245.00.
Lincoln  £260.00.

Cheltenham / Glouchester £160.00.
Hereford / Shrewsbury £240.00.
Oswestry £280.00.
Liandindod Wells £300.00.

Basingstoke £65.00.
Winchester £85.00.
Southampton £125.00.
Bournemouth £140.00.
Weymouth £200.00.
Axminster / Bridport £240.00.
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