Bowens Hire FAQ

Hours of Operation

  • Open Monday – Friday

Where are you located?

  • Bowens Hire has offices in Bayswater, Laverton, Geelong, Bendigo and Pakenham and agents in Warrnambool and Sale. We will deliver to you throughout most of Victoria.

When do you deliver?

  • Bowens Hire is open Monday to Friday 7.30am to 5pm. We deliver weekdays and we schedule some deliveries for weekends.

How many toilets do I need?

  • This depends on how many people the toilet will be servicing and for how long. Generally speaking residential building sites will only require 1 toilet. Larger construction projects however may require a toilet block. We recommend you talk to us about your specific needs.

Do portable toilets need to be connected to the sewer?

  • We have sewer connect toilets and stand alone chemical toilets which do not need to be connected to the sewer. Our toilets are fresh water flush toilets. They are not recirculating toilets. Recirculating toilets are not allowed on building sites by law.

How often do you need to pump out a portable toilet?

  • Bowens Hire portable toilets have large holding tanks that will take up to 600 uses. You can book a regular pump and clean with us or call on an as needs basis. However, WorkSafe recommends fortnightly pump and cleans.

Do you have minimum hire periods?

  • You can hire a toilet with Bowens Hire for one day to one year and beyond. Many builders like to take out a minimum hire period of 14 weeks.

How big are the portable toilets?

  • Bowens Hire plastic portable toilets are 2.3m high x 1.1m wide and 1.2m deep. Our colorbond toilets are 2.4m high x 1m wide x 1.23m deep. We also have portable disabled toilets which are 2.3m high x 1.95m wide x 1.95m deep. Aim Hire has toilet blocks which are 3m x 2.4m (2 pan with urinal); 3.6m x 3m (3 pan with urinal); and 6m x 3m (4 pan with urinal).

Do you have portable shower units?

  • Yes, we have single shower units and deluxe shower units with change area and separate sink. Shower units have gas powered hot water units.

Are you an Australian company?

  • Bowens Hire (In conjunction Aim Hire), is wholly Australian owned and operated and all of our products are made by Australians for Australian conditions. We do not import cheaper alternatives at the expense of quality. In fact, our plastic toilets are the best most modern toilets on the Australian market today.

Can I book Bowens Hire products online?

  • Visit the enquiries tab on our website and fill in an enquiry form online. We will get straight back to you.