site marking helium-filled inflatable

Height Marking Balloons over Exeter

katebarlow Airborne Inflatables (Helium Filled), Uncategorised

Helium filled inflatable rainbows may be the more glamorous side of the inflatable business but we also provide more workaday balloons. Height marking balloons are a good example of this. We are the ‘go to’ company when architects, planners and developers want to mark the height of a proposed development. There is nothing like seeing a balloon floating in the …

NHS staff with giant inflatable rainbow at Covent Garden

Giant Inflatable Rainbow over Covent Garden

katebarlow Airborne Inflatables (Helium Filled), Marches, Parades and Outdoor Inflatables, Promotional Inflatables

When Covent Garden came to us with the idea of floating a giant inflatable rainbow over their site we agreed that it would be a great idea. What better way could there be to demonstrate the hope we all share that better times are around the corner? What’s more the rainbow has become the symbol of not only hope but …

classic cars and balloon lights

ABC Light Balloons Illuminate Successful Race Retro Sale

katebarlow Exhibition Inflatables, Inflatable Lights

Silverstone Auctions had a fantastic start to their Auction year at the Race Retro Show held at Stoneleigh Park in February. The auction catalogue was full of stunning competition and classic cars and total sales were £4.6 million over the weekend. We like to think we helped in our own small way with the classic cars being flatteringly illuminated by our …

replica inflatable toothpaste tube + custom inflatables london

What a great start to the New Year!

katebarlow Airborne Inflatables (Helium Filled), Promotional Inflatables

It was only a few weeks before Christmas 2019 that we were asked if we could make some unusual shapes to be helium filled to float outdoors in London early in the New Year?! We soon found out that the unusual shapes were all in fact toothpaste related and that the event was to be held next to the London …

hand artwork on an inflatable panto dragon

Panto Time at ABC!

katebarlow Fun Inflatables, Theatre and Film Inflatables

Christmas time means Panto time – and time to commission ABC Inflatables to make a pantomime themed inflatable ……Oh no it doesn’t! Oh yes it does! We are well known for our inflatable Beanstalks which we have supplied over the years to some of the top Panto producers in the business. They have been inflated at some of the top …

Bank of China Chinese lantern inflatables

Lord Mayor’s Show 2019

katebarlow Lord Mayor's Show, Marches, Parades and Outdoor Inflatables

The nearest Saturday to Remembrance Day is always the day of the Lord Mayor’s Show.  We know this because we have made inflatables and travelled to London Wall to install them every year for the last 23 years! Compared with the 800 years that Lord Mayor’s Show has been running, 23 years makes us newcomers to the event! However, we …

Giant inflatable backpack with people, London

Inflatable Hunter Backpacks

katebarlow Marches, Parades and Outdoor Inflatables, Promotional Inflatables

Hunter Boots approached us here at ABC Inflatables in the late summer having been very impressed with the 10 meter high inflatable Burberry Bears we made last year. They asked if we could make a giant inflatable representation of their luxury backpacks that were just being released on the market. This was part of their “Hunt the backpack campaign” to …

mirror chrome balls - inflated ready for exhibition stand

Giant Silver Chrome Balls!

abc_admin Exhibition Inflatables

There really is something magical about giant silver chrome balls! Good quality mirrored spheres always bring an impressive, high tech feel to your event. If you fancy giant silver chrome balls at your next event, we’re the suppliers for you! These spheres don’t just look high tech; they are high tech. You need an experienced supplier like ABC Inflatables because …

hot air balloon and basket

ABC Hot Air Balloon at Vauxhall Victorian Day

katebarlow Fun Inflatables, Marches, Parades and Outdoor Inflatables

It was a fine morning in late August when we set up this impressive 4 meter diameter sphere. As you can see, we had printed it to represent a traditional gas balloon from the 19th Century. With a real hot air balloon basket to complete the picture it really did look like a period Victorian scene. Which was the whole …

inflatable fire extinguisher

ABC & ‘Two Door Cinema Club’ set London on Fire!

abc_admin Promotional Inflatables

No-one could ever say that going to work at ABC Inflatables is dull! We get to be part of some pretty wacky creative projects. We’ve made all manner of crazy inflatables. Inflatable Easter eggs, inflatable drinks cans, inflatable pigs, inflatable hearts, inflatable bears. Not to mention an inflatable Sadiq Khan! But last month was a first. We made an inflatable …