About Us

Rapid Climate Control, a division of A-Plant, is a specialist provider in the hire and sale of portable cooling, drying, heating and humidification equipment. 

With over 40 years’ experience in the business, we pride ourselves in offering our customers the most modern, clean and safest equipment in the industry, all backed up with a high quality service. So no matter your requirement, be it to hire or buy, we’ll have the right product, at the right time with the right price.

We are the sole UK distributor for Italian-based Fral - manufacturers of market-leading products both in portable air conditioning and dehumidifiers. We have an exclusive UK distribution agreement with Olimpia Splendid for the Unico product range.

Commitment to service

With a continuous investment in staff, technology and processes, we deliver unrivalled levels of customer service to clients on a regional and national basis. This is underpinned by the geographical development of our network of Sales and Service Centres. It is our vision to maintain and develop this approach in delivering service excellence to many thousands of customers around the UK in a multitude of challenging applications.

Who we deal with

Our customers range from large complex organisations, that are looking for a holistic approach to their climate control requirements, to regional businesses looking for a temporary or fixed system solution. We also provide a friendly and impartial service to regionally based domestic customers looking for a fixed system installation, or who are looking for a quality portable climate control solution.

Hire Services

We provide a comprehensive, nationwide temporary climate control hire service. Our clients include well-known and respected organisations within Facilities Management, Manufacturing, Retail, Public Sector, Banking and TV / Outside Broadcasting industries.

Trade Sales

We have been providing unique climate control solutions throughout the UK since 1979 and are now one of the UK’s leading climate control specialists, providing sales and support for fixed and portable climate control products.

We are a division of A-Plant, which forms part of FTSE 100 company Ashtead Group plc, the second largest equipment rental company in the world. In addition to A-Plant, Ashtead Group also comprises Sunbelt Rentals, the third largest equipment rental business in the US with over 525 locations and almost 8,000 employees.

Registered Office:
Ashtead Plant Hire Company Limited
100 Cheapside

Registered No. 444569 England and Wales
VAT No. GB209/5687/37