Not all toilets are created equal

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At this time of year, everyone’s thoughts turn to parties and merriment.

We here at Tardis have found that big parties are often organised with no prior thought to shall we say “washroom requirements” leading to the ubiquitous loo queue and whilst people are in line waiting to spend a penny, they aren’t at the party having fun.

With that in mind, here’s the Tardis guide on how to relieve (literally) that problem at large gatherings.

Recommended for parties, weddings and the likes, have the hot wash or event toilet. Which as you might expect, does need a mains supply for the hot water. Elsewise, all the other functions are self-contained. The HSE compliant model even has a mirror so you can ensure you look your best when you exit.

All the necessities are provided, paper towels, liquid soap and silky soft tissue, you know what for…

We have a larger model for those with mobility issues, large enough to cater for a wheelchair and carer.

To cater for events where lads might outnumber lasses (stag nights, Rugby events) etc, we have urinals, 4 or 6 bay and we have also have demand for our ladies restroom (rose petals and attending cherubim an optional extra).

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Believe it or not, there’s a Tardis shower unit which does need power and mains water to keep it operational.

We find that most events can be amply catered for with these variants, but we will often be asked to crank things up a notch.

This is when our trailer based multiple bay luxury toilets come into play, for a touch of posh. Maybe a little large for your back garden, but perfect for post divot stamping at the polo match.

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These units are finished to an exceptionally high standard and are often provided with attending personnel, a professional finishing touch.

Whatever the size of the party you’re catering for, even the hire of one portable unit can take the strain off your home facilities and keep your guests happy.

You can book your toilets and get an amazing amount of good advice from the experienced and friendly hire desk team. It’s one number nationwide

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There are several factors to be considered because contrary to popular myth, our toilets don’t just materialise despite their nickname.

We deliver using medium sized commercial vehicles, often with a tail lift and the units are then jostled into place by our rugged muscular drivers.

Please do consider where you want to site your toilet unit, no lifting over walls, please, these things are heavy. Remember, they contain water and chemicals. In certain circumstances, a crane can be hired at extra cost.

Consider the access for our vehicle, will your path or driveway be wide enough? See the spec sheets for the vehicles we use and your questions will be answered.

We try to help you consider every possible snag with our spec sheets and for your convenience, the thumbnails below will open PDFs where dimensions, weights and the likes are given for each unit and vehicle.

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The information provided in these sheets and by our hire desk team take the mines out of the minefield. All you have to do, is arrange the time and date of delivery and collection and arrange to be there, we’ll do the rest.

As for calculating your number of people to units required ratio, we can advise on that and of course if the hire period is longer than a day or two, we will advise on your servicing periods to replenish the water and chemical solutions.

Now there’s been some noise made on social media on the fact our units are bigger on the inside. Unfortunately, we are unable to comment, you’ll just have to find out for yourselves.

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specification sheet

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Freddie the Frog The Portable Toilet Mover

Festival Portable ToiletsMeet Freddie the Frog

Freddie the frog is our newest member to the Tardis family. Freddie the Frog will be used when large orders of portable toilets are requested. Freddie will mostly be used for events and festivals, where moving and placing portable toilets can take up most of the time of the portable toilet service.

With Freddie’s forklift attachment and 350kg lifting capability’s time spent moving and unloading the portable toilets and getting them to the correct location takes no time at all. Not only does this speed up the unloading time but also free up your time and resources, so you can concentrate on getting the rest of the festival or event organised.

Technical Data on Freddie

  • Max Pulling force      620daN
  • Max Lift                      350kg
  • Turning Radius         2100mm
  • Weight                        620kg

Features

  • Without attachment can be stored on the portable toilet delivery truck and only take up one space
  • Light weight and will not harm grass
  • Great turning circle
  • Four wheel drive
mini Forklift

The mini forklift will be able to carry all portable toilets from cold/hot wash, event toilets, disabled toilets and portable urinals.

If you want a quick event portable toilet service gives us a call on freephone 0800 731 0589 and ask about our event portable toilet service.

Tardis Event Portable Toilets

Event and Festival Portable Toilets

With summer around the corner and festival and events all being advertised on the TV and radio stations. You need to make sure that you have the right amount of  portable toilets. Especially when you are organizing an event or festival.  What Portable toilets might you need from Tardis Environmental? We can supply event portable toilets that are specially designed to with stand the constant use that a festival or event will bring.

Event Toilets

What the features of Event Portable Toilet?

  • Event Toilets have double skinned roof and two ply walls for added strength and durability.
  • Anti vandal door springs
  • Large waste tank, which can hold approx. 265 litres of waste
  • Ultra strong smooth finish walls, which also make it easier to clean
  • Event portable toilets are very heavy and will deter thieves

All our portable event toilets are cleaned and washed before every hire and can come in a Varity of different colors.

Event Portable Toilet

Don’t forget about portable urinals as these can be crucial to your festival or event as these will help your customers spend less time queuing and more time enjoying the festival or event. Onsite attendants are also available to help clean and manage the portable toilets you have ordered to keep them stocked and cleaned throughout the day.

Got no water mains available, then our static water bowsers with an electric water pump is an ideal solution to no mains water.  If you need the water bowser to be mobile then we can add a trailer to the 2000 litre water bowser and have it towed by our off road vehicle to deliver water where and when it is needed.

As a constantly growing company we are always investing in new and innovative ways to deliver the best experience and service we can offer. Plus we always have the latest technology in wet waste removal and Portable toilet hire.

So for the complete package in festival and event hire equipment give Tardis Environmental a call today on 0800 731 0589. 

Tardis Environmental UK Selects Paperless Technology

Transend To Help Tardis Environmental to go paperless!

TranSend  will enable Tardis to streamline its delivery and collection operation by building and optimising routes, recording job tickets and monitoring the progress of these routes and jobs in real time.  This includes electronic proof of delivery and collection, thereby eliminating lost job tickets and ensuring that drivers are carrying out jobs correctly. They will use the TranSend integrated route planning & job management application, running on Motorola TC55 Android devices with built-in scanners.

Tardis operates 60 vehicles covering wet waste collection, portable toilet hire, drainage services, water bowsers, waste tanks and road sweepers.  They pride themselves on excellence in service and offer a nationwide service with a 24 hour call out 7 days a week.

will be used to build and optimise routes based on job details to reduce mileage and better utilise driver time.  Drivers will download their allocated route for the day on their handheld device and then follow the prescribed process for deliveries and collections, including any special instructions, such as signatures and photographic evidence.

The TranSend solution provides a web-based back office management portal that will provide Tardis with complete visibility of routes and jobs in progress. Using GPS tracking from the driver’s handheld device, TranSend captures any events and exceptions that occur during the day and also manages driver compliance against their allocated route and jobs.

TranSend Solutions are experienced in the waste water sector and their routing and job management system is an excellent fit for our business ‘out of the box’. By automating ticket validation we will have accurate, real-time data to prove that jobs have been completed correctly.”

“We will be able to create different processes, according to the type of job, to ensure that each job is carried out to our specified standards. It also gives us scope to cover other business areas in the future.”

“TranSend provides us with an integrated route planning and job management from one supplier, which means we have a single point of contact for software, hardware and support. The system is easy to use for both drivers and office staff and will enable us to schedule and complete jobs more efficiently, as well as respond more quickly to our customers.”

Chris Boydon, managing director, at Tardis Environmental UK

For more information on our septic tank emptying or portable toilet hire freephone 0800 731 0589 or send us an e-mail:- info@tardishire.co.uk

100 Brand New Portable Toilets

Need to Hire a Portable Toilet?

We have just purchased and have had delivered 100 brand new portable toilets. If you need a portable toilet for hire then you can trust Tardis Environmental to have the most update to date portable toilets.

Some New Portable Toilet

Did you know that there is more than one type of portable toilet available to hire from Tardis Environmental?

We have special toilets for every different kind of situation. We can supply a construction site with a cold wash portable toilet or a hot wash portable toilet.

Inside new Toilet

Working at a domestic property and the owner does not want you to use the toilet within the house. Then you can either hire out a cold wash, hot wash portable toilet or if you have access to the main sewage pipe then you could hire one of our mains portable toilets. These are just like a toilet within the house but outside and portable.

Ready for Delivery

Got a small event or a large festival/event then we will supply you with event portable toilets. These toilets have been strengthened to cope with the high use a festival or event will bring, plus the walls are double skinned for extra protection if you want to save your customers time spent queuing for the toilet then you could always hire out a portable urinal, these can come as either 4 bay or 6 bay urinal.

If you have a construction site that leaves your employees dirty and have no room for a shower block welfare cabin, then our portable shower units are ideal, as they use the same shell as a portable toilet.

We have many more types of portable toilets. For more information on how we can help you call our Freephone number on 0800 731 0589

The Right Portable Toilet for You

What Portable Toilet do you need?

With so many different portable toilets to choice from, it can be difficult hiring out the right portable toilet you will need.

So here are some short explanations of the different types of toilets.

If your work on a construction site an event toilet would not suit your needs. You will need a cold wash or hot wash portable toilet. These toilets have sinks that are able to wash face and forearms which is perfect for construction sites.

Portable Toilet Hire

You have an event or festival and you want some portable toilet that will be able to handle the constant use from hundreds of festival goers. You will need an event portable toilet as these have 2 ply ultra-strong walls; vandal proof door springs and has a double walled roof which is able to withstand heavy weight.

Event Toilet

When hosting an event or festival it is a good idea to hire out some portable urinals as these would help cut waiting time. This will allow your customers to have more time enjoying the festival or event.

Portable Urinal

If you’re lucky enough and have access to a mains sewage line you will be able to use a mains portable toilet. These toilets can be connected to the main sewage line and with toilet inside that resembles the one you would find in your own home.

Did you know that Tardis Environmental also have portable showers that can be hired? These are great for both construction sites and festivals. As long as you have water supply and electricity supply.

Shower

For more information on our portable toilet service and what we can provide for you call Tardis on 0800 731 0589.

 

Mains Portable toilet

Need more Info on our Mains Portable Toilet?

Tardis Environmental have loads of different types of portable toilets like Hot wash, cold wash and event portable toilets and many more. The benefit of having a mains portable toilet is that it is connected to the mains sewage system and there for will not need the waste tank emptying.

Hot wash Portable toiletNot only can our Mains Portable toilets be connected to the sewage system, because you can also connect an electrical supply to the mains toilet, this will provide hot water as well as cold water

Here are some features about our Mains Portable toilet

Here are the Standard features:

  • Hidden cistern with integrated soap tray
  • 15ml cold/fresh water connection and 100ml waste pipe connection
  • Full plastic floor
  • Simple maintenance and cleaning
  • Porcelain WC bowl
  • Porcelain Toilet

These features are optional and must be requested

  • Hot water units with 3 kW infrared water heater
  • Motion sensor for 20 seconds of water flow
  • 16 A power socket fitted to cabin exterior
  • Waterproof fuse box
  • Waterproof switch
  • Built-in light
  • Hot Water Upgrade requires a 240 Volt and a 16amp power supply.

Dimensions and weight:

Length: 115 cm

Width: 118 cm

Height: 235 cm

Standard weight: 85 kg

Weight with Hot wash upgrade: 87 kg

Mains Portable Toilet

Information on Mains Portable Toilet

The Mains Portable toilet is great anywhere like a construction site or even at a domestic property.  You can even have hot running water from the sink inside the portable toilet via an electrical point.

So what are the standard features of a Mains Portable Toilet?

  • Hidden cistern with integrated soap tray
  • 15ml cold/fresh water connection and 100ml waste pipe connection
  • Full plastic floor
  • Simple maintenance and cleaning
  • Porcelain WC bowl
  • Porcelain Toilet

If you have already hired or in the process of hiring some Mains portable toilets then  here are some benefits to  having a mains toilet over the normal portable loos.

  • Hot water units with 3 kW infrared water heaters
  • Motion sensor for 20 seconds of water flow
  • 16 A power sockets fitted to cabin exterior
  • Waterproof fuse box
  • Waterproof switch
  • Built-in light

The hot water upgrade will require a 240 volt and 16 amp supply.

Don’t worry if you do not have a mains sewage pipe but still want to be able to have a hot water supply then you can hire out the hot wash portable toilet. The Hot wash will still need a power supply. All or portable toilets, urinals and showers have a spec sheet that can be downloaded from the website in the portable toilet section.

For enquires about or portable toilet hire service please call our Freephone number 0800 731 0589.

Portable toilets queue saving tip

Don’t have massive queues for the Event Portable Toilets

When you have an event the last thing you want are your customers spending too much time queuing up to use the portable toilets. If your customers are spending more time queuing to use the portable toilets than enjoying the event or festival, then your customers will not have great time at your event or festival.

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So what solutions are there!

First you could hire out more toilets to accommodate the increase in customers. Secondly you could hire out some portable urinals. You can have portable urinals come in 4 or 6 bay styles. This will dramatically decrease the queuing times and help keep your customers happy.

If you are serving alcohol then it would be wise to add more portable toilets as the need will be greater.

If the percentage of women in attendance increases, increase the number of units by that percentage. If you still get people queuing to use the toilets the recommended maximum acceptable waiting line is 10 people.

If you need help organising event sanitation then give our highly informed hire desk team a call, who can answer your questions and help advice you on the correct number of portable toilets you will need for your event or festival. Freephone 0800 731 0589.

Portable Toilet given to church

Tardis Helps with Portable Toilet

Tardis Environmental helps local church with whacky idea. We were asked by St Philip’s Church for a Portable toilet shell to help them with their building site feature.  So we gave them one of our orange portable toilet shells which was to be used as the main feature. Community Transformation Manager at St Philip’s Church said “it was really amusing to some of the faces of people on Sunday wondering what the Orange Portable Toilet shell was doing in the hall”

St Philips Church is now thinking of other ways in which they can use the portable toilet shell. I think one idea is that they are going to use it as a gunge tank with some alterations.

Did you know that not only do we help here in the UK but we also help in getting drinkable water to those less fortunate then us? We are now proud sponsors of water aid giving them a donation every month to help children and family’s get clean and drinkable water.

Call Tardis today for all your portable toilet needs. Our staff are highly trained and have all the knowledge to get you the best service.