PRODUCT IN FOCUS: Toilets & Showers

Men using temporary outdoor festival urinals

Roskilde Festival
Description: The Roskilde Festival is a Danish music festival held annually. It is one of the largest music festivals in Europe and the largest in Northern Europe
Product: Peefence urinals
Company: Peefence
Telephone: +45 22 20 48 07
Website: www.peefence.com

Details: Peefence provides an easy-access sanitary alternative for men to simply ‘going’ in the fence. It works just like a regular urinal but is easy to install everywhere, leading away urine and smell alike. Roskilde Festival has been the perfect testing ground and Peefence continues to help the festival counteract their sanitary problems.

The Peefence was successfully introduced at Roskilde Festival 2015. Since then the urinals have hung there every year in increasing quantities. In 2018, 650 units were placed, and even more are planned for 2019. Meanwhile, Peefence has been increasingly used across multiple sites in Denmark, from street events in downtown Copenhagen, to construction sites and football stadiums. 2019 will be the year where Peefence goes international!

Feedback: Christina Bilde, Roskilde Festival, said: “Peefence helps us eliminate urine problems and has thus improved the atmosphere for our guests significantly, in an engaging and environmentally friendly way.”

 

Mobile toilets and showers in a fieldFestival Wedding at The Wild Meadow, Kent
Description: Two day festival style wedding www.thewildmeadowkent.co.uk
Product: Luxury toilet and shower trailers
Company: GigLoo
Telephone: 0345 333 8777
Website: www.getgigloo.co.uk

Details: The Wild Meadow Kent is a magical venue surrounded by beautiful ancient woodland with a 14 acre level meadow perfect for structures.

The GigLoo trailer units were ideal for this festival wedding – easily positioned with 4×4 vehicles and set up with simplicity and performance in mind.

With areas to cater for campers, a stunning blessing area in the woods and a main party area with a fab tree maze, GigLoo set out the facilities to complement the activities during the weekend, working together with the organiser to ensure everybody looked and felt at their best throughout!

Feedback: “Customers to the Wild Meadow are welcome to use their own suppliers, however for toilet and shower requirements we only work with GigLoo Hire. We started working with them last year due to the quality of their products, competitive price and great service.”

 

MTV Presents Ocean City Sounds Portable toilets and urinals at an outdoor event
Description: During the summer of 2018, MTV Presents Ocean City sounds hit Plymouth Hoe for two nights of live music with acts including Bastille and Pete Tong
Products: Portable toilets, urinals, Pee-Pods, disabled toilets, barriers, fencing, and lighting towers
Company: Brandon Hire Station
Telephone: 03456 045337
Website: www.hirestation.co.uk

Details: Brandon Hire Station has a strong standing relationship with the events team at Plymouth City Council and provides the infrastructure for events and concerts across the city.

Brandon Hire Station supplies several aspects of the infrastructure for the concerts including toilets. Most of the infrastructure is delivered and built within a two week period and delivered over several dates meeting scheduling requirements. It supplies 200 toilets, 15 disabled units and 20 urinals/Pee pods, split evenly across two toilet sites. Single Plastic Units are used and a mix of Polyportable and Satellite brands. The Pee-pods are provided by Plastic Solutions.

It also provides a Toilet Crew during the live events to keep on top of cleanliness and consumable supplies. Following the first evening concert, a full site sweep of servicing is carried out ready for the second evening of live events.

After these events have taken place, the exit begins starting with the removal of toilets, meeting requirements that they must be off site the following day. The remaining infrastructure is dismantled and removed during the following week.

Feedback: “Brandon Hire Station has always proven to go the extra mile for Plymouth City Council. The event officer always comments that nothing is too much trouble for last minute extras and changes of plan, they always accommodate.”

Interior of a luxury mobile toiletThe Big Feastival
Description: A three-day festival welcoming some of the world’s top chefs and musical acts
Product/service: Supply and management of over 600 toilets and 80 showers
Company: Prestige Toilet Hire
Telephone: 01386 462554
Website: www.prestigetoilethire.co.uk

Details: The Big Feastival is a family friendly festival and the organisers need a company that will provide first class facilities and on-site management throughout the festival.

Big Feastival not only expects Prestige to provide the toilet/shower hire and servicing, it also expects delivery and collection schedules to be adhered to, and Prestige has a dedicated transport and site-manager for larger scale events.

Although festival goers attend The Big Feastival for culinary delights and fantastic music, they also expect a high standard of toilet and shower facilities. People always remember bad loos so the management of waste, servicing and cleaning is of top priority to Prestige Toilet Hire.

The toilets and showers are arranged in the arena and campsites with luxury vacuum units in the boutique glamping area. Prestige offers individual toilets, luxury trailers and vacuum pods to the festival to ensure a good choice of facilities on-site. For families with young children it provides festival toilets with baby changing facilities.

Feedback: “Our staff at Prestige Toilet Hire are a friendly crew and come rain or shine are always in good spirits and happy to help despite the weather. We are lucky to have a fabulous team working with us and our success at The Big Feastival and other events is down to their sheer hard work and determination to provide a top-class service.”

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