Suit Hire Hastings

The town of Hastings on the south coast of England and the county of East Sussex is a popular tourist destination and on the path to becoming a “modern European town” through on-going development and regeneration. The town is probably best known for the Norman conquest of England and the Battle of Hastings and tourists continue to visit the ruins of Hastings Castle which was built four years after the battle of 1066. The town is also a popular destination for fishing and has excellent facilities for keen anglers; the views and miles of coastline also make Hastings a popular place for formal events in East Sussex. There are numerous facilities in the town to provide for couples looking to marry and also excellent locations for corporate functions and black-tie dinners to be held. Having a thriving scene for formal events means that the town must be able to offer services in suit hire; Hastings has several options in the local vicinity.

Unfortunately, for residents and visitors of the town, the market for formal wear in the town is not the greatest. There is, however, good links by road and public transport to surrounding towns in East Sussex where suit hire can be found. Three recommended companies within easy reach of Hastings are featured in this article to help narrow down a search.


Located in the nearby town of St Leonards on Sea, Dulcievita is an excellent choice for formal suit hire. Hastings is less than two miles along the coast from the company showroom and customers can take advantage of suits in various styles and for all occasions. Dulcievita has many years’ experience in the industry and understands the role that the groom plays in a wedding day; as a result, the company provides wedding wear by Peter Posh, a leading name in formal suits. Friendly consultations are available to every customer and expert staff are able to carry out measurements and fitting to ensure everyone walks away in an outfit that looks and feels great. Prices are also the cheapest in town.

Wards Group

Wards Group is a specialist clothing company with departments offering services for men, women and children; one of these departments is suit hire. Hastings is just a short four mile journey from the Wards Group store in Bexhill-on-Sea and the trip is made worth it, thanks to diversity of formal wear on offer. Looking perfect, regardless of the occasion is guaranteed with Wards and stock includes:
  • Morning wear
  • Highland wear
  • Evening wear
  • Frock coats
  • Evening tailcoats
To complement every outfit, a vast range of waistcoats, neckwear and accessories are available.


As a far as East Sussex formal hire companies go, Dickies is among the best and covers and every aspect of suit hire. Hastings to the company’s shop in Eastbourne is around a 30 minute drive and customers can find outfits for adults and children in the following categories:
  • Wedding wear
  • Highland wear
  • Evening wear
  • Prom wear
Waistcoats and neckwear is also available in various designs.

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