Through local knowledge and flexible planning, Powerline’s crews ensure the event runs smoothly each year.
Since the high-octane days of powerboat racing in Bristol docks, the annual Harbour Festival has relaxed in pace (and become less of a Health & Safety officer’s headache!) but the job is not without its challenges.
Against a stunning Harbourside backdrop, and boasting a varied atmosphere – from continental food markets, to music and cultural stages – Bristol Harbour Festival makes for an idyllic event in the late July sun.
This location makes the festival a challenging undertaking from start to finish. To minimise disruption to the banking and leisure areas around the waterfront, the load-in period is shorter than that of a green-field site, and throughout, the Harbour side poses a significant logistical challenge.
While easily accessible on foot, vehicle access – through various one way systems and restrictions – makes the delivery, distribution, and management of over 20 generator positions (and some strategic house power) quite a formidable task.
However, by using members of our team with local knowledge, and over a decade of experience working on this particular event, and countless jobs on this particular site, Powerline’s crews once again made sure that any last-minute changes, requirements, or additions were faultlessly encompassed into the plan.
Our reliable stock, and experienced personnel have what it takes to provide the right solution.
Powerline can supply a wide range of generators, from 1 kVA to 880 kVA. Our stock includes mobile road tows, skid-mounted sets, truck-mounted sets, super silenced, and synchronised sets.
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 400kVA Isolating Transformer, we have everything that you might need.
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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 broadcast unit on standby.
From parties to 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!
Powerline have many years’ experience of providing comprehensive solutions to large events, tackling both challenging locations, and complex requirements. We work alongside our clients to set the stage for great things.
Powerline have supplied power 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.
Powerline are proud to lend our services to many sporting events, including Premiership Football, and International Golf and Rugby events. We can power stalls and hospitality, or provide standby power – whatever is required, we can cover it.
Powerline can react efficiently in response to emergency situations, or to facilitate essential maintenance work. Our knowledgeable team can deliver critical power and equipment to minimise costly downtime, and keep your project on track. Trust Powerline to keep you moving.
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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.
Powerline has what it takes to be your best choice
At Powerline, we pride ourselves on our depth of experience, and history of successful delivery.
Our team of experts make sure your requirements are met whatever the challenge. We will ensure the best solution for your needs.
Powerline work using our knowledge and attention to detail to ensure you have power in even the most challenging of places.
We pride ourselves on giving you the power to make it happen.
Powerline are on hand to advise on fail-safe and contingency solutions.
When you need to make sure you have backup and support, Powerline will be standing by.
Quality, safety and reliability are all key to our service offering. We make sure all of our equipment is inspected and tested on a regular basis.
We guarantee that our team have what it takes to provide you with the best service in the business.
Committed to looking after the environment
Powerline have an ongoing commitment to sustainable power 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.