Truly Creative Technical Solutions.

Hawthorn is the largest independent stage equipment hire company in the UK, staffed by knowledgeable people. We offer lighting hire, stage hire, sound hire, drapes and AV equipment. From conferences to installations, Hawthorn offer truly creative technical solutions.

VIDEO. STAGING. LIGHTING. SOUND. RIGGING. DRAPES. POWER.
Solutions.

Hawthorn aim to provide high quality creative solutions to the live events industry.

Solutions
Hire & Sales.

A full time staff of 90 provide theatre equipment hire for a range of clients.

Hire and Sales
Installations.

Our attention to detail and creativity helps all our clients achieve their goals.

Installations
About Us.

Hawthorn has over 120 employees across three sites and is still owned and managed by its founder, Martin Hawthorn.

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LIGHTING HIRE

You can be sure of hiring exactly the lighting you need with our extensive stock of lighting equipment. From control desks to outdoor lighting, hire your lighting from Hawthorn and choose exactly the lighting you want when you want it. Lighting Hire

SOUND HIRE

From huge PA sound systems for festivals to a microphone for a wedding, Hawthorn carry one of the widest range of sound equipment for hire in the country. Sound Hire

VIDEO / AV HIRE

Create an impact with our video and AV hire options - whether you need a plasma screen for an exhibition or an LED wall for a concert, Hawthorn's video hire options are second to none, with one of the biggest video and AV hire inventories going. Video Hire

STAGING HIRE

Our comprehensive staging hire inventory includes Amidecks of all sizes, handrails, rostra, valances, scaffolding and everything else you might need for your stage. We are one of the leading Amideck hire companies in the country, and our wide stock is one of the biggest. Staging Hire

DRAPES HIRE

Rex Howard Drapes is a name known throughout the industry for high quality drape hire for TV and stage. With stock in London and the Midlands, a huge range of drape fabric is available to choose from. Drapes Hire

RIGGING HIRE

Hawthorn carry a huge range of essential rigging equipment for hire, from hoists and access equipment to shackles, strops and clamps. Together with our extenstive staging hire offerings, Hawthorn provide the complete solution for your staging and rigging hire. Rigging Hire