Hire Reliable Site Generators in Exeter and Devon

Experience peace of mind with our secure and dependable site generator hire services. Whether you’re on a building site, film location, or running a commercial office, we’ve got you covered in case of unexpected shutdowns or power failures. As a trusted family-owned business, Exeter Generator Hire is renowned for its reliability and personalized service. Our range of commercial-trade generators includes super-silenced, silenced, long-running tank options, and hard-wire facilities. With our fuel management solutions, your systems can function seamlessly even during extended power shortages or specific site requirements. Don’t risk being left powerless—choose Exeter Generator Hire for all your power needs.

Secure your business from power cuts today!

We offer reliable site power, delivered when and where you need it.

Site generator hire – we look after you from beginning to end

When we arrive on-site, we’ll set up and test the generator and connect any additional power distribution. We provide detailed training on how to use the generator before handing it over to the customer.

As a family business, ideally situated in Devon, we genuinely pride ourselves on our attention to detail, exceptional customer service and going the extra mile for our customers. Drawing on more than 30 years of electrical experience and a vast knowledge of temporary power solutions.

We always deliver our generators with a full tank of fuel which is paid for by the customer before delivery and then noting the consumption upon collection, we give a refund for unused fuel via online banking within 24 hours of the generator being returned.

if you require cabling, distribution boards, and lighting, we have all the kit and expertise ready to go!

The hirer is responsible for insurance to the value of equipment from the start of hire until the collection to cover costs in the eventuality of theft or damage of the equipment.

  • We provide a 24/7 rapid response service to Devon. If you have a power outage we can usually supply a generator within the hour
  • All our generators are excellent quality machines, quiet and fully serviced before delivery
  • Delivery and collection are charged at 45p per mile + our hourly rate of £20.00 (subject to change) from our depot to your location. The journey is calculated as two return journeys for delivery and collection. We can also offer the option of the hirer collecting from us with an appropriate vehicle (insurance required)
  • Because all of our generators are trailer mounted, they are easy to manoeuvre and having 4 x 4 vehicles, we really can deliver to the most difficult locations
  • Preferential terms can be arranged for extended hire agreement
    Please read the Exeter Generator Hire Agreement which becomes binding on the date the Job Sheet is signed.

Companies who have put their trust in Exeter Generator Hire in the past


Royal British Legion Riders Branch (Devon)

We provided two big generators for a major Motorcycle/Music rally, with 25 Bands playing 12 hours a day in a large Marquee which needed power for all of the sound, lights and instruments.

Atlantic Village Food Festival

We provided generators to support the street food festival held in Bideford

Peninsula College of Medicine & Dentistry, Exeter & Plymouth

Provided a generator and event cabling for a large marquee.

Bampton Charter Fair

We supplied generators and lighting to support this event in Tiverton.

Love Brownies

Food event supplying this new company with a small generator to power their trailer.

What makes Cornwall Generator Hire different?

Family owned

Exeter Generators is owned by husband and wife Paul and Leoni with their dedicated team. They care deeply about their reputation as a 1st class site generator hire service. Reflected in the fantastic reviews and loyal companies who place their trust in them year after year, making them one of the leading site generator hire companies in the South West.

We provide solutions

Paul and Leoni have a wealth of experience in supplying site generator hire to the most challenging locations.  They are always on hand to provide both scheduled and emergency power to companies and businesses across the South West. Offering the most cost-effective solution to solve both simple and complex problems, ensuring your business has the power capacity and cabling to continue functioning, with a failsafe solution.

Support & backup

Generator Hire is always at the end of a phone call, Paul and Leoni, know everything there is to know about emergency power backup and contingency solutions. Whether it’s a secondary backup generator, additional cabling, providing fuel top-ups or a bowser hire, they are on hand to advise and support you to make certain your business is fully powered.

Quality & safety

All our site generators are extremely well presented, and up-to-date, with the option of super silent units. They are fully serviced and load tested. They are subject to a manual and visual inspection prior to delivery. You won’t find any old generators, they are retired early, so we guarantee ‘low-mileage’ hire models. Safety as an electrician is of paramount importance to Paul, he will ensure that your generator is connected safely with the correct cabling and power outlets should they be required.

Take a look at what our clients say about us

Put us at ease

“As a new catering business setting up for our first year of trading, it was very daunting signing up to an event that we had to… Read more “Put us at ease”

Matt & Becki, Love Bownies, Devon

Never missed a beat

“We cannot fault your equipment, service, price and your communication. I wouldn’t hesitate to reccomend you to anybody. All of your equipment is well loved, worked… Read more “Never missed a beat”

Planet Pluto, Hartland, Devon

An excellent company to deal with

“The event went very well, a great show and the sound and light package worked very well thanks to the ample supply of power from your… Read more “An excellent company to deal with”

Event Manager, Tiverton, Devon

First-rate service

“Happy to say that Cornwall Generator Hire gave us a first-rate service and you were most helpful, best… Read more “First-rate service”

Ed Jewson, West Devon

Quick response

“Thanks for the hire and we were very happy with the quick response and customer service that you provided over the weekend. We appreciate that we… Read more “Quick response”

Keith, Wigfest, Devon


“The generator was great! It’s been flawless, thank you”. Fundraising… Read more “Flawless”

Chris - Events Manager -Donkey Sanctuary, Sidmouth

Really friendly

“A big thank you to Cornwall Generator Hire for their assistance with our Devon street food event at Atlantic Village. We went with CGH because of… Read more “Really friendly”

Joel O'Neill. Street Food Warehouse Manager

Thank you both

“Thank you both for all your help in making the graduation ball such an incredible event… We couldn’t have done it without you! We cannot sing… Read more “Thank you both”

Peninsula College of Medicine & Dentistry, Exeter & Plymouth

Professional support

“As the Royal British Legion Riders Branch (Devon) we needed two big generators for a major Motorcycle/Music rally being held at the lovely setting of Calstock… Read more “Professional support”

D. Reynolds – RBLR
Royal British Legion Riders Branch (Devon)

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Supplying generators to sites across the South-West