Take a look at our most frequently asked questions detailed below. If there’s anything else we can help with feel free to email us, or even better – give us a call on 01454 568800 for a no-obligation quote. We’d be more than happy to discuss your event requirements and can help create your best event yet!
All of our ice rinks are made of real ice and are not synthetic. Our unique ice system has been specifically designed for its rapid deployment and quick-freezing properties.
The average ice rink is 600m2 but there are smaller and larger sizes available. We can provide flexible solutions depending on your requirements.
The cost of installation depends on a variety of factors which include the size of the rink and any other additional services which you may require.
To give you a rough idea, rental costs start from around £60,000+VAT for our smallest rink. This would be for our minimum 6 week hire period. We would be happy to provide you with a detailed quote once your needs have been identified.
It depends on the size and construction of the rink. Typically it will take 2 to 3 days to build and freezing the water takes a further 36-72 hours.
We offer tailored packages which include a variety of skates, skating aids, ice resurfacers, temporary structures and more. Take a look at our accessories page here.
Our ice rinks are extremely popular during the winter period. We have also provided rinks for customers in the Spring /Summer months and can provide ice pads for film and TV productions.
Ice rinks will increase footfall, dwell time and they provide an opportunity for income from concession stalls and seasonal markets, acting as a differentiator between you and your competitors.
Yes, our experienced staff can provide a unique training programme to enable your staff to successfully manage the ice rink. If needed, we can also provide staff to operate your ice rink, including first aiders.
Yes, our rinks are suitable for most locations.
It depends on the size of the rink, but you need to allow 3m2 per person. On a 600m2 rink you could have up to 200 skaters during a session.
They can be as long as you like, but we generally recommend 45 minute sessions with a 15 minute break between each session for customers to return their skates and for the ice to be maintained.
It varies according to your location and the size of the rink; off-peak/peak time rates and other session types. Typically we see people charging anything between £5 and £20 for a 45-minute session.
Yes. Arrangements should also be made with your water supplier before installation.
We provide manual snow scrapers for maintenance of smaller ice rinks and can also supply motorised re-surfacers for larger rinks.
Currently we only operate ice rinks in the UK.
No, sorry, we only rent them.