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Generators to Hire

For Hire 01995 642600With our central location, ideally situated in Preston, Lancashire, access for all major routes are in easy reach. This, with our own private, dedicated HIAB vehicles ensure that not only are we able to confirm and keep customers up to date with their delivery but are truly able to offer the hire service 24 hours a day, everyday.

Central Power Services Limited boast a comprehensive hire fleet of diesel generating sets, ranging from 10kVA to 1250kVA, with both single and three phase options at 50 or 60Hz.

Regularly replacing and updating our fleet keeps Central Power Services at CPS team and warehousesthe forefront of temporary power advancements ensuring optimum reliability and high standards.

We currently work under contract within the following sectors: Construction, Electrical Contractors, Local Authorities, HM Prisons, Utilities, NHS, Quarrying/Mining, Event Management, Agriculture, Telecommunications and Industrial/Manufacturing sectors.

However, whatever your requirements, from personal hire for private events to emergency power for the healthcare industry, you can be assured of a CPS generators lined upcompetitive and excellent service.

“When we have an emergency situation on our hands it’s reassuring to know that the CPS ‘can do’ attitude is only a phone call away! CPS take everything in their stride and perform with outstanding results. Their customer focus and service far surpasses any other company we have worked with - we won’t be going anywhere else!”


All CPS Hire single and three phase generators are sound proofed to current EC standards, have fully bunded 24hr base fuel tanks, 3-way fuel valves, industrial power sockets and busbar connection points as well as industrial earth leakage protection as standard. In addition, CPS Hire generators are complete with heavy duty base-frames with forklift pockets, zinc plated weatherproof enclosures incorporating fully lockable access doors and all units have clear, accurate, easy to use instrumentation panels.

Reliability – With many companies and industrial sectors requiring 24hr electrical cover, the reliability of CPS Hire generators is of paramount importance. In recognising the assurance for reliability, CPS Hire ensure that our large fleet of generators are manufactured to the latest standards and regulations and are all less than 3 years old. This, combined with our specialist factory trained support engineers covering the UK 24 hours a day, 365 days a year enables CPS Hire to guarantee a reliable and continuous source of power and support to all our customers.

“Thankfully one company who claimed they operated 24/7 actually did! Without CPS’s excellent response and service in the early hours we could potentially have had a major disaster on our hands. They provided a first class service and we would highly recommend them to anyone.”


CPS Hire offers POWER CUBE – an alternative to standard equipment for remote, vulnerable or harsh locations. Enclosed within a secure ISO container are the generator (20kVA to 88kVA), a bulk fuel tank, distribution equipment and internal lighting. With its inconspicuous appearance, our POWER CUBE blends in with any environment.

Efficient Service – CPS Hire are dedicated to providing a seriously first class service to all customers. This is accomplished by having a vast range of generators, bulk fuel tanks and cables always in stock, ready to be delivered quickly and responsively using our own dedicated HIAB vehicles. With all CPS vehicles being satellite tracked, we are able to monitor
your delivery every step of the way so you know when it will arrive at site providing more control to you the customer.

Competitive cost – As a long term power provider we are able to offer very competitive rates for generator and ancillary equipment hire, which is available 24 hrs a day, everyday. Whether the hire is for one day or one year, we are confident that the quality of our products, the service provided and price competitiveness from CPS will not fail to impress.

Site Support/Installation – CPS Hire has a full compliment of qualified electrical and mechanical engineers, fully factory trained on all equipment in order to carry out our site installations and temporary electrics. All electrical works are certified to the 17th Edition Wiring Regulations.

Case studies

Highly recommended!

“I am pleased to confirm that Central Power Services diligence and attention to detail in sizi"... Read more
Service is outstanding

“Even though this hospital was on contract with another service provider who failed to respond"... Read more
Honest, professional and competent

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No hesitation in recommending CPS

“As soon as I saw the standard of delivered equipment and the professional manner in which the"... Read more
Every confidence in recommending them

“Thanks to CPS engineer’s recommendation for a thermal image survey on the changeover pa"... Read more
Our first choice

“Christmas day at 12 noon, and the hotel mains switchboard was overloaded to the level where i"... Read more