Our giant observation wheels are state-of-the-art attractions, large enough to be fantastic centrepieces for any city centre or major event, but fully transportable with a footprint small enough to accommodated in busy city centres and events.
We are unique in that we own our Giant Wheels and Observation Wheels, therefore you are dealing direct with The Giant Wheel Company and not through any agents.
Since we started this business 20 years ago, we have acquired a unique knowledge in the building, presentation, and safe operation of these major attractions. With an enviable record in safety, we have become the leading supplier of these attractions in the UK.
The Giant Wheels are available to hire outright or, alternatively, we attend your event or come to your town with one of our Giant Wheels and pay you an agreed site fee or percentage of profits.
The following features are incorporated with our Giant Wheels:
- Specially designed wheelchair accessible gondola.
- Enclosed gondolas.
- Completely styled in a stunning white coating.
- New type loading platform.
- Computerised drive/loading system.
- Led lighting in all gondolas.
- 12 x 2Kw HID metal Halide Floodlights, each giving out 200,000 Lumens of white light, Total 2.4m Lumens
- Unique opportunities for branding and sponsorship if required.
NOTE: This stand alone attraction is an observation wheel NOT a funfair attraction – it has no music or flashing coloured lights.
SAFETY: All of our observation wheels are fully certified by UK HSE and come with all necessary RAMS, PLI insurance cover is for up to £10m.
History and previous events
We have owned and operated giant observation wheels for over 20 years. During this time, we have operated these attractions at some of the largest and most prestigious events in the UK such as:
- British GP Silverstone
- Isle of Wight Festival
- Goodwood Festival of Speed
- Cowes Week IOW
- Bristol Balloon Fiesta
- …and many more.
In addition to events, we have presented giant observation wheels for long periods in many city centres including:
Since we started this business 20 years ago, we have acquired a unique knowledge in the building, presentation, and safe operation of these major attractions. With an enviable record in safety, we have become the leading supplier of these attractions in the UK. With 3 giant wheels currently in our portfolio, and another one on order for delivery in
2018, The Giant Wheel Company is where you go for this type of attraction in the UK.
Our Giant WheelS requires 3 days to assemble and 2 days to dismantle. The Giant Wheels are transported to site unassembled on four 15m articulated vehicles plus a rigid lorry and trailer.
We consider equality and accessibillity a prime consideration. Ramped access and one wheelchair accessible
gondola, which also accommodates up to two carers, gives opportunity for all members of the public to experience
the amazing views from the Giant Wheel.
Staff members are well trained and are always happy to assist any visitor to the wheel throughout their experience, with no exception to needs.