Speciality Crockery

If you're looking for speciality crockery hire to complete your place settings, you're in the right place. From platters to cake stands, we've got what you need.

For some things you need specific equipment and this is when speciality crockery hire comes to the fore. From platters and serving dishes for buffets to tapas dishes and even cake stands, we’ve got a little bit of everything you could need.

What sort of speciality crockery hire do I need?

If you’re serving food in a buffet setting, you’ll need more than just plates. Platters are a stylish way of serving larger quantities of food ready for your guests to pick and choose. We have oval and rectangular platters to help meet the requirements of the fussiest caterer.

Tapas dishes are great for serving little portions of food. These can either be singular or in presentation sets and are smaller than normal plates and dishes. These can come in a variety of shapes and types, to match the food being served.

Cake stands are not just an important part of wedding receptions, but are also used in many other kinds of events. Afternoon tea stands are popular for serving cakes and finger buffets, while the larger square based cake stands hold gateaux and sponge cakes as well as the more traditional wedding cake.

Does speciality crockery hire need to be cleaned before it is returned?

Nobody likes washing up crockery hire, especially the day after a big event. However, it's not only a boring chore; it's the time when crockery is most likely to get broken while out on hire.

Because of this we have made it compulsory for all crockery items to have the send it back dirty option added at checkout. The only thing we ask our customers to do is to make sure all plates, bowls etc are scraped of food debris and that there is no residual liquid on them before they are repacked ready for collection.

How does delivery of speciality crockery hire work?

All of our speciality crockery hire items are cleaned and checked before we dispatch them. We use branded packing boxes and plenty of bubble wrap to make sure they reach you in tip-top condition. However, we know from experience the unexpected can happen in transit and as such we always recommend adding a couple of extras in to ensure mishaps can’t ruin an event.

We’ve made it easier than ever to find out how much it is to get event hire delivered. Tap the Expo Hire Yorkshire logo from any page to be taken to the homepage, and once on there tap the carriage calculator button. This clever widget will not only work out what the cost of delivery is to your postcode, but also check which of our branches is closest to you so you don’t pay more than you need to.

We also list all of our possible surcharges on the carriage calculator page; when all details are entered into the checkout every applicable charge is itemised before you before you make payment so there are no hidden surprises.

Want to know when your delivery is coming? You can track your driver using our real time maps on the day of delivery and collection. Simply tap the link in the automated text we send you and you can find out where they are - no need to call for updates.