Arc Sound Hire


Arc Sound are leading suppliers of equipment for use in theatre productions, live entertainment events and television broadcasting. Based in Tilbury Essex, in South-East England we can supply equipment for hire to locations nationwide in the UK and in Europe.

PA Systems and Audio Visual Equipment Hire

Arc Sound Hire stocks PA and Audio Visual equipment for hire and use at entertainment events, theatre shows and television broadcasting. We stock leading brands and also have our in-house manufactured gear available, which has been specifically designed and crafted to meet the demanding working environments that live entertainment provides.

All the available gear is checked and configured and has been tested to meet the necessary health and safety requirements for the provision of work equipment. Amongst the AV equipment we offer are loudspeakers, microphones, amplifiers, power sources and cabling.

Audio Amplifiers

We stock an extensive set of audio amplifiers for hire for events, theatre shows, and broadcasting. Our range includes amplifiers from leading brands such as Camco, Crown, LAB. Gruppen, Yamaha, and QSC, and includes racks and single amplifiers depending on the level of sound required at your event.

The single amplifiers provide a high output of sound with low frequency input, whilst at the top of the range are 16U LAB. Gruppen PLM Racks with multiple amplifiers built in and a sound distribution panel.

Musical Equipment and Back-Line Equipment

We have a range of musical and back-line amplification equipment available for hire for use at musical and theatre events. We’re based in Tilbury in Essex and can supply our gear to you anywhere in the UK, especially if you’re working in London. All of the equipment we offer has been checked, configured and maintained and meets the necessary quality and safety standards.

The musical instruments we stock include full drum kits, bongo drums and Latin congas, chime trees and keyboards. We have both combo and head amplification for bass and electric guitars, including from major brands.

Loudspeakers and Loudspeaker Systems

Arc Sound stock multiple types and sizes of loudspeakers and loudspeaker systems for use in theatrical and stage entertainment shows. We supply to venues anywhere in the UK and can provide gear to mainland Europe if required. If you’re not sure which type of loudspeaker you’ll need then our sound engineers are available to help you find the most appropriate.

The available systems for hire include models from Coda, JBL and our own in-house manufactured speakers. We have speakers that deliver between 220 and 300 Watts of power.

Radio and Wireless Microphone Systems

Reliable microphone systems are a crucial part of any live stage show, whether it’s a big corporate event or a piece of musical entertainment. At Arc Sound we stock radio and wireless microphone systems and can supply them for use if you’re based in the UK or working in Europe. Our team of sound engineers are available to help you locate the best option for you.

We stock standard wireless handheld capsule microphones manufactured by leading brands including Shure, Sennheiser and AKG.

Outdoor PA systems hire

Arc Sound Hire can provide 100v PA horn equipment for general purpose announcements at outdoor events.  These PA systems have the ability to project sound over long distances, using directional horns.  The speaker locations can be spread out over large areas and systems in different locations can be linked by radio (subject to distance and terrain). Where very high Intelligibility and greater volume are required, we can provide larger conventional loudspeaker systems, supported from PA masts and winch stands. Where the site or location is remote, we can also provide silenced diesel generator sets and power distribution.

Induction loop hire and installation

Arc Sound Hire portable induction loop systems transmit to hearing aids within a designated area of the transmitter box, and ensure that events are compliant with The Disability Discrimination Act.  Complete kits may be hired for use at conferences, seminars, AGM's and events where communication of dialogue is essential. We can also provide delivery, set-up and testing of the equipment if required. Contact our helpful and experienced team if more information is required.

Lighting hire

Arc Sound Hire stock a comprehensive range of stage and event lighting equipment, from conventional spot lighting, to mains and battery powered uplighting and wash lighting, through to intelligent moving lighting fixtures suspended from rigging and truss So whether you like to simply spot light a presenter, colour wash light a building, ship or structure, or have a fully programmed and controlled lighting show for an exhibition, product launch or stage production, our experienced and helpful team can help.

Stage, Catwalk and Rostra Hire

Arc Sound Hire stock large quantities of staging decks which we use in the installation of stages. Our modern stages are suitable for use at exhibitions, conferences, presentations, live music, theatre and dance productions, and also as fashion show catwalks. We also stock all the relevant accesories, including handrails, stairs and an assortment of legs to provide stages at various heights. We can supply anywhere in the UK and Europe from our base in Tilbury, Essex.  Our team of friendly project managers are available to assist with your enquiry, and can provide specific plans and drawings based on your requirements.

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