What is your most memorable wedding?
All weddings are memorable. When we arrive to put the marquee up the excitement starts. Marquees weddings offer so much flexibility that the couples style shines through and every marquee is special and individual to them. Helicopters arriving on the lawn is pretty memorable though!
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Friendly, helpful, professional, competitively priced, great value for money.
What about your business are you most proud of?
We are most proud of the genuine feedback our customers give us.
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Talk to us, your ideas are important, and we know they may change along the wedding planning journey, so we are hear to help.
What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
Every marquee is special, from country flowers picked from the meadow the marquees in, to hand made bunting, subtle colour themes using hessian and pastels and brights like orange or Chinese red.
Describe your typical process with a couple.
Generally, we supply a quote based on your guest numbers and requirements like ,room for a dance floor, stage, chill out area, photo booth, seating type, your style ideas (with or without lining, starlight roof, lighting etc.) and the location of your chosen venue. After that, a meeting to discuss your requirements further at the venue will give you an accurate picture of the marquee and price. To book, its easy, just pay a £100 deposit and complete the Collins Marquees booking form. We look forward to hearing from you with any adjustments along the way and will contact you nearer the time of hire to finalise details like, final furniture numbers and the time and day we will be putting the marquee up. The final payment for the marquee is payable 14 days from the wedding date.
How do you create an ambiance in a marquee?
Ambiance is created by adding lighting, styles including, ball lighting, chandelier style or up lights, l.e.d. starlight roof sections are great to dance all night under, dance floors and staging as large as you want, sofa sets and bar areas to relax in, table styles like long dining table styles or round tables of 8, 10 or 12.
Where is the most exciting place that you have put a marquee?
They are all exciting, beautiful aspects can be captured by adding windows to the marquee, having a separate drinks awning (roof only) and you also have the flexibility of taking the side walls off the marquee to extent the garden in to the marquee for a traditional garden party feel. Lawns on a riverside, meadows on a cliff top, family gardens, walled gardens, parks and historic gardens, all we need is a level grass area.
What is your record time for putting up your marquee?
We are always efficient and take care to complete your finished marquee, as members of MUTAmarq we meet and exceed principles of quality, operation and safety to ensure the product meets your expectations.
What is your favourite design of marquee and why?
Collins Marquees are traditional marquees available in sizes from 15` up to 40` wide and can be as long as required. We manufacture them using traditional cotton canvas. The canvas has modern waterproofing and flame retardant properties.