Tabletop Range

Check out our range of modern tabletops, delivering high quality coffee at the push of a button.

Vending Range

A solution for every space, check out our range of first class vending solutions.

Water Coolers

Refreshing water at the push of a button, sleek and modern designs.

Machine Supplies

Already have machines? We stock over 1000+ vending and workplace lines.


Welcome to Automatic Refreshments, a totally independently owned vending machine supplier & operator. Based right here in the Midlands serving the UK. We offer a variety of vending machine services including vending machine rental/leasing, outright purchasing as well as a variety of operated vending and maintenance services.


We offer tailor made vending machine solutions for businesses both big and small. The very best machines with all the latest technology and fantastic reliability.


We'll keep your vending machines clean and stocked with all the brands you know and love so they're ready to use around the clock.

vending maintenance

Our dedicated team of operators & engineers are highly skilled and our typical call out time is around 4 hours, so you're never without your vending for long.

Cashless Vending

We now offer cashless, contactless vending as an extra on all of our machines. Accept contactless cards, Apple, Android & Samsung pay.

vending machines

We specialise in tailor made vending machine solutions including hot drinks vending, snacks vending, cold drink vending, fresh food vending & water coolers.


We specialise in hot drinks machines offering coffee, tea and hot chocolate on demand. Bean to cup coffee machines, snack machines, can & bottle machines, fresh food machines as well as water coolers and everything in between.

unbeatable service

We do more than sell you or lease you a vending machine. We offer you a great service backed by our dedicated team and the dedication of our directors and their commitment to the business. Why not give us a call today on 01455 230 133 to see what we could do for you?

Our Customers

Over the years we've worked with companies big & small, including some names you might have heard of!

Holland & Barrett

Eden Tyres & Servicing




John Smedley



Camping & Caravanning Club



We can supply vending and coffee machines to pretty much anywhere across the UK. We’ve been in business over a decade, doing vending right. Our team however have many years of experience in the vending industry between them, so they know a thing of two about offering great service.

areas we cover

Our fully operated and managed services are available across the West Midlands, the East Midlands and South Yorkshire covering areas such as Birmingham, Coventry, Northampton, Leicester, Derby, Nottingham, Burton on Trent, Sheffield and everything in between.

Latest News

Selling fast in the Derby and Nottingham area, the latest in contactless dispensing technology.
  • Nov 10, 2021
Selling fast in the Derby and Nottingham area, the latest in contactless dispensing technology.

We Have Moved
  • Jun 9, 2021
We Have Moved

We can now be found at Unit 4, Former Triumph Works, Jacknell Road, Hinckley, Leics, LE10 3BS. All phone numbers and emails addresses you may have remain active so you can contact us in all the normal ways.

A Brief History of Vending
  • Jun 1, 2021
A Brief History of Vending

In the past decade we’ve been in business alone, vending has come a long way! Gone are the days of brown sludge served in a tiny cup, our customers have more choice than ever before with great tasting coffee being delivered at the touch of a button...

Is a Free on Loan Hot Drinks Machine Really a Better Deal?
  • Jun 7, 2018
Is a Free on Loan Hot Drinks Machine Really a Better Deal?

What many people don’t realise is that often these so called ‘deals’ can end up more expensive in the long run, whilst tying you down more than a fully managed leased machine.

Our Distribution Hubs

Based right here in the Midlands – Our two main distribution warehouse locations are in Hinckley, Leicestershire and Riddings, Derbyshire to be precise.

These locations offer us great access to all the major roads and motorways allowing us to mobilise our dedicated team of engineers and operators quickly to get to our fully managed sites across the East & West Midlands as well as South Yorkshire.


Our machines are responsible for over 6 million hot drinks a year, as well as thousands of canned drinks, bottled drinks, chocolate bars, sweets, crisps & snacks.

hot drinks

chocolate bars

canned drinks

crisp bags