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  • Catering equipment
  • Catering equipment
  • Event catering
  • Event catering
  • Event catering
  • Kitchen Pods
  • Kitchen Pods
  • Portable Kitchens
  • Portable Kitchens
  • Portable Kitchens
  • Portable Kitchens
  • UK Event
  • System Kitchens
  • System Kitchens
  • System Kitchens
  • System Kitchens
  • Rapid Response
  • Rapid Response
  • Rapid Response
  • Rapid Response
  • London Fashion Week (temporary kitchen)
  • Commercial Kitchen Rental

PKL UK) Company Profile

PKL Group is based in Bishop’s Cleeve, Gloucestershire and specialises in the supply of portable kitchens and catering equipment for short or long term hire. The company was established in 1985 and provides an unrivalled range of 900 purpose built portable kitchen units, over 10,000 items of catering equipment and a selection of permanent modular kitchen buildings which are constructed off-site.

PKL has supplied temporary and permanent solutions throughout the UK and worldwide to a wide variety of end user sectors. In addition to serving private and public sector markets, the company has a vast experience in delivering solutions for projects such as the Commonwealth and Olympic Games and rapid response camp kitchens for military and charitable organisations.


PKL provide a range of services to allow for an easy and smooth supply and installation. Services include:

  • No obligation site surveys
  • CAD commercial kitchen design for temporary and permanent solutions including single portable kitchen units, large-scale open plan facilities, commercial kitchens in existing premises, temporary catering facilities for major events and even full-scale permanent modular buildings
  • Testing and inspection of all kitchens before hire
  • Project management for large-scale temporary kitchen hire covering risk assessments, method statements, safety, design, delivery, installation and additional services such as linking of portable units, platforms for multi-level projects, steps and ramps, rodent-proof skirting and landscaping
  • Delivery and installation 24 hours a day, seven days a week
  • Technical support and 24 hour assistance for servicing, faults and maintenance
  • 24 hour emergency kitchens and catering equipment deployment service
  • Contingency planning
  • Equipment manuals

The product range includes:

Portable Kitchens

The extensive ranges of portable kitchens are used to provide temporary food service facilities during refurbishments, events, closures and emergencies. The units can be hired as a single stand-alone kitchen or linked together as a Proven Package which can be used to provide temporary facilities that are capable of feeding a handful to several thousand people per day. Favoured Footprints are pre-designed layouts of catering equipment combinations that are designed to run in conjunction with the production side of the kitchens. Options include:

  • Production kitchens
  • Preparation kitchens
  • Cold rooms and dry storage
  • Warewashing units
  • Dining and support units
  • Proven Packages
  • Favoured Footprints

Catering Equipment

PKL has an extensive range of kitchen equipment for long and short term hire. All the equipment undergoes rigorous cleaning, testing, inspection and commissioning to ensure it is supplied in the best possible condition and is compliant with current legislation. Products can be delivered anywhere in the UK and worldwide. The catering equipment is available in gas or electric options and includes:

  • Production equipment
  • Refrigeration equipment
  • Preparation equipment
  • Holding equipment
  • Warewashing equipment
  • Servicing and dining equipment

Event Catering

PKL has supplied temporary catering facilities and portable kitchens for numerous events throughout the world such as exhibitions, sporting events, festivals, shows, scout camps, religious gatherings, film sets and many more. Options include:

  • Portable kitchens
  • Catering equipment
  • Open plan kitchens
  • Coldrooms, refrigeration and dry storage
  • Warewashing units
  • Holding equipment
  • Mobile canopies

Contract Hire

Contract Hire is a capital free alternative to buying and maintaining commercial catering equipment. The contract hire solution allows the specifier to select equipment from a huge range of options and includes all parts, labour, servicing, preventative maintenance visits and also offers the option of upgrading or adding items should requirements change. In addition to the Contract Hire, PKL offer a KitchenFM �� Jack (Joint Approach to Commercial Kitchens) equipment training and maintenance. JACK is a simple touch screen interface that provides instant communication between the customer, kitchen staff and the PKL technical support team.


Kitchenpods are modular buildings suitable for schools, pubs and nursing homes. The pods are hygienic, permanent modular kitchen buildings that are supplied complete with catering equipment. The pods arrive on-site ready for connection to the available services and come in three standard sizes with a wide range of equipment configurations to suit individual requirements. Options include regeneration kitchens, regeneration and cold preparation kitchens and hot production and cold preparation kitchens. A wide range of external finishes including wood cladding and brick slip are available for the pods, enabling them to blend in with the existing environment. Standard KithenPod features include:

  • Extraction system
  • Automatic fire suppressant and automatic gas shut-off valve
  • Heating
  • All internal gas/electric fixtures and fittings
  • High lighting levels
  • Non-slip food safe flooring and easy clean walls and ceilings
  • Hand wash facilities and food preparation sinks
  • Stainless steel work surfaces
  • Leading brand commercial catering equipment
  • Hot water system
  • Insectocutors

System Kitchens

PKL provides permanent modular kitchen buildings that are designed and finished to exact specification and the exterior can be finished to complement existing buildings. The design team has worked closely with construction companies and end users including the prison service, educational facilities, the MOD and businesses to design, build and deliver numerous modular kitchens for various requirements. PKL will control and manage the whole project from design, planning, manufacturing, mechanical and electrical installations to full commissioning of the kitchen. Modules are constructed off-site with internal fixtures and fittings, mechanical, electrical and ventilation services all completed within a factory-controlled environment.

Rapid Response

PKL Offers a rapid response service to deliver temporary and permanent fast track solutions throughout the world for customers such as the military, oil and gas exploration companies, construction sites and disaster areas. The container kitchens and camp facilities can be mobilised and shipped within a short timeframe. Options include bespoke ISO rated temporary kitchen units, softwall tented structures, modular kitchens, mobile and central island canopies, support units and ex-rental kitchens. For larger scale temporary complexes, PKL can supply support facilities such as laundries, bakeries, restaurants and ablution blocks.

PKL Group prides itself on offering a vast array of solutions to a wide range of customers and industry sectors. The management and senior operations team has a collective experience of over one hundred years and has successfully delivered over 18,000 temporary kitchen hires worldwide. PKL Group is an accredited Buying Solutions company and holds ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 accreditation. The experienced and knowledgeable customer service team is available to provide comprehensive product and design advice across the whole product range.

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Stella Way
Bishops Cleeve
GL52 7DQ

Tel: 0845 840 4242

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