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Rainbow

We installed 4 of these Rainbow Balloon Arches on 19th July. 3 Were located in London and 1 in Staffordshire. The access was after 5pm and they needed to last 3 days. It’s nice to have a generous space with a really high ceiling which we know is not always...

Eid

4.30am – 20 Arches Complete. This years EID celebration required 20 balloon arches to decorate Small Heath Park in Birmingham. I worked on this event in 2014 but this years task required more planning because of the quantity of balloons and last minute access....

Is there really a helium shortage?

Huge pocket of helium found in Tanzania: Increased prices usually mean lower supply, but that’s not true for this gas. “There is actually so much helium that’s flooding the market that it’s not in short supply at all,” Burton says. And as for the future, “I’ve seen a...

43 Arches

This sounds like a challenge, build 43 arches across the UK in 1 day. It seemed daunting when faced with a spreadsheet listing addresses and postcodes. Looking at a list it’s difficult to digest how close each location is, so I posted them onto a Google map...

HMV

For a 6 week promotion in 2 HMV stores Disney required 2 arches to be placed over their “Buy One Get One Free” retail displays. As the duration of 6 weeks was a long time for latex balloons we replaced them at 2 week intervals. The 2 stores were based in...

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Selco

We’ve been installing arches for Selco at various of their store openings. These are a 1 day promotion so we put the arch in at 6am and return at 6pm to take it down. This included 2 arches in Southampton & Weybridge on the 30th November when storm Clodagh...

Dulux Colour Run

As on previous years Brighton was the location for the final Colour Run of 2015. We were in luck with the weather although we have installed helium arches here on very windy days.   30th August – Colour Run Belfast To save risk of a flight delay we traveled over...

Arch Life Span

As I’ve used these arch frames more and more Ive started to push my luck with how long they’re last. Stores like to take them in at night and put them back out in the morning. They seem to last 3 or 4 days no problem and I charge for the hire of the frame. Some Tesco...

5 Tesco Extra

Installation of 5 balloon arches in Tesco Extra stores located in Blackpool, Watford, Woolwich, Camberley and Shoreham. Each promotion installed within the cosmetics area of each Tesco. We top printed the Gold balloons and air filled attaching to a flexible carbon...

Car Arch

This Land Rover Discovery was driven away by the lucky winner of an Aqua Pura competition. Competitors simply entered a barcode from bottles of water to try their luck at winning this fantastic car. This arch was delivered to Dulwich college, the perfect backdrop for...

Marie Curie

This arch in Weybridge was required for a Marie Curie fundraising event in the reception of the Proctor & Gamble office building. The client required the arch to last 4 days so we built it on a carbon frame and employed a local freelancer to dismantle it. They...

NISA

This Nisa Local store arch was installed in Oldbury just Half a mile from our shop. I’ve known Rita who runs this store for 20 years as her family owns the Global foods store next to our shop. I installed this on a Friday but all the latex were inflated and...

What happens when it rains?

This is what happens to an outdoor balloon arch when it really rains. This arch was built with the aeropole system and as water is heavy the poles are not built to carry that much weight. There is a simple solution, use less poles. If you use 4 or 5 poles the arch is...

99p Stores

99p Stores wanted something special to attract a buzz when they opened they’re 250th store in Northampton. We installing this Yellow & Sapphire air filled arch and built the 250 numbers using Aluminium Rod. The arch is made with air filled balloons on a...