Powerline are Generator hire & temporary power specialists, providing solutions for live events, outside broadcasts, and festivals since 1999.

We offer the highest levels of service and equipment (which is often designed and built in-house) to ensure that your event is a success. Generator Hire and management is not our only specialty; we also offer Distribution, Cabling, Transformers, Creative Architectural Lighting, and Fuel Handling.

For more information please do not hesitate to get in touch with us.

Explore our Generators and Hire Equipment

Generator Hire

Generator Hire

Powerline supply a wide range of generators for hire, from 1 kVA to 880 kVA Hire Generators. Our stock includes mobile road tows, skid-mounted, truck-mounted, super silenced, Broadcast Standard, and synchronized sets.

Distribution Hire

Distribution Hire

Powerline’s comprehensive range of cabling and distribution equipment offers a solution for any project. From a single 16 amp, 240V distribution box, to a custom-built 4000amp, 415V broadcast distribution room, we have everything that you might need.

Cable HIre

Cable Hire

Powerline currently hold a wide range of hire stock including mains distribution cable, adaptors, and generator tails, across a variety of sizes and ratings.  All of our stock is manufactured to British and European standards.


Temperature Control

Powerline have the experience and equipment to maintain a consistent temperature, whatever the heat. We can supply a range of items suited to industrial applications, individual comfort, and anywhere in-between.


Lighting & Accessories Hire

From critical work and safety lighting, to stunning artistic illumination, Powerline’s varied and ever-expanding lighting stock can cater to all needs.


Specialist Event Hire

Powerline also carry a selection of specialist equipment – including Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS), PA equipment, Speakers, and Radios – to make sure you have everything you need to complete your event package.

Alternatively browse each category to download individual hire rental guides.

All products and Generators available to browse online, may be hired with or without an accompanying technician

All of our hire generators and hire products are serviced to high standards – with only 350 hours of use allowed between services. All electrical equipment is annually PAT tested, and thoroughly inspected prior to each hire, so you can utilise our equipment with total peace of mind.

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Live Outside Broadcasts

Live Outside Broadcast

Trust Powerline to power your outside broadcast. We can deliver what you need, where you need it, on time and on budget.

We have a specialist outside broadcast generator trucks on standby.


Weddings and Parties

Weddings & Parties

Generator hire, Cable, Distribution for parties and weddings, both large and small, Powerline are delighted to have supported many special occasions. We will make sure you have all you need to power your special day.

We can also provide additional lighting, audio and effects to brighten up the event!

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Not sure what you need?

Powerline are here to help

At Powerline, we are more than just a hire company; we have specialists on hand who will evaluate your requirements, and provide you with a quote that covers all the power, distribution and accessories you will need to make your event happen. Our team can also oversee the installation and, if required, remain onsite to assist you and your event.



Sporting Events

Powerline are proud to lend our services including Generator Hire, Cable and Distribution to many sporting events. This includes Premiership Football, and International Golf and Rugby events.

We can provide Generator hire for stalls and hospitality, or provide standby power – whatever is required, we can cover it.


Film and TV

Film & TV

Powerline have supplied Generator hire and distribution to many high profile media events. On every occasion, our specialist team work flexibly, discreetly and, above all, reliably – all of which are key to ensuring your project’s success

Committed to looking after the environment

Powerline have an ongoing commitment to sustainable power and Generator solutions. We currently use both wind and solar power in our own buildings, and on a number of event sites. As a company, we are committed to using low energy consumption fixtures (such as LED lights) and most importantly, in educating our clients in the best practices for energy efficiency.

We recycle all of our waste oil and fuel; all fuel, oil and air filters; all MCBs and other circuit breakers; and blown lamps of all kinds.

Carbon Neutral Energy

We are proud to power some of the
best events for our valued customers

Get in touch

Talk to us

Please call us to discuss your
specific requirements.

Normal office hours
8:30am to 5:30pm - Mon to Fri.

Find Us

The Powerline (Entertainments) Limited
Knowle Hill Farm
Beeks Lane
SN14 8BB