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From small

Our story begins in 2014. Steve Irlam & Aubrey Kingsbury started a shrink wrap company called Rhino Shrink Wrap.  After many years of hard work, the business grew into a well established brand that still thrives today.

Hands on experience

As Rhino Shrink Wrap grew, we spent lots of time on construction sites and experienced ‘first hand’ the challenges of creating effective temporary weather protection & temperature control.

We realised that whilst shrink wrap sheeting was a good product for some applications, it always needed a structure or framework, it was time consuming to install and once the project was finished, the sheeting was discarded.

We thought that there must be a better way.

Our answer
to the limitations
of framework and
sheeting was a
re-usable air beam
supported tent

Our answer was a rugged and re-usable air beam supported tent that could deploy in minutes, with no complicated framework or work at height needed during set up. Although ‘air beam’ structures were first used by the US military in the 1960’s, nobody had ever focused on how they could benefit the construction industry.

Today, Fast Tent is a global company with locations
in the UK, Europe and North America

Our philosophy

When they hear about Fast Tent, some people imagine a bounce house!

However, we’ve spent 15 years on construction sites so everything we do, our philosophy, is based around strength, simplicity and speed.


& Vision

Our mission is to supply the world’s most durable & sustainable work tents, supplied through a global network of teams who are committed to safety and the environment


Airquee is the largest inflatable manufacturer in Europe. At a time when many companies import products from China, Airquee is in the fortunate position of owning its own European manufacturing facility.

We utilise some of the most advanced technologies in the industry in our design, cutting, printing and stitching functions.

Between our UK and European sites we can produce around 20 units per day.




our team

We are a team of specialists with extensive experience in effective temporary weather protection & temperature control.

What are the best tent options for you?

Explore the Fast Tent range to find the right solution for your industry.

If our standard range of tent widths is not suitable, we can design a completely custom size and shape tent. Contact our team with your requirements.

Protection for all conditions

Rugged & Rapidly Deployed Construction Tent System