Welcome to Kent Public Address Hire - Sound, Lighting and Communications

Welcome to Kent Public Address Hire - Sound, Lighting and Communications

Welcome to the home of Kent PA Hire for public address (PA), radio and audio visual (AV) hire and installation services for Kent and East Sussex. We are a privately owned business and provide a reliable professional service. As well as public address hire for events, we also provide public address and hearing loop installation in churches and village halls.

We hire out public address, radio communications and audio visual systems in Ashford, Canterbury, Eastry, Tonbridge,  Folkestone, Sandgate, Hythe, Margate, Broadstairs, Chatham, Ramsgate, Dover, Deal, Sandwich, Romney Marsh, Maidstone, Medway, Hastings, and East Sussex.

Some of the events we can support are:

  • Conferences
  • Public meetings
  • Firework Displays
  • Fashion Shows
  • Sports Days
  • Festivals
  • Regattas
  • Equestrian shows
  • Charity Events
  • Motorsport
  • Award Ceremonies
  • Weddings
  • Summer Fetes
  • Vintage Shows
  • Horticultural Shows

For outdoor events, we have mobile commentary boxes and trailers designed especially for this type of function. The commentary box has a worktop, and seating, as well as all the equipment needed for the event. We run our amplification from a battery power supply, and only use generators when essential. We also have trailer masts available to ensure site wide radio communications at your event.

Take a look at our Testimonials page for our customer comments and reviews.

Our events range from various classic vehicle events, show jumping arenas and rugby tournaments to air shows, firework displays for crowd control, civic ceremonies and Remembrance Day Services. Schools are well represented with their stage productions and also their sports days during the early summer throughout Kent. Indoor events include: local authority public meetings and seminars, corporate events in marquees to golf club dinners and fund raising quiz nights.


Event Streaming Services

We can provide live streaming for memorial services, funerals, and other indoor and outdoor events.
Please visit our dedicated live streaming website


Church Streaming Services

We also provide streaming services for churches. Take a look at our Church Streaming page for more information.
We can look after your Audio Visual equipment at your church, call us today to discuss your requirements.


Drive in Movie Events

We do have FM transmitter equipment available for Drive in Movie Events. The equipment is only available for hire in Kent and East Sussex. We will deliver the equipment, setup for you, and ensure it all works for you. We have had lots of Enquiries for this service for events in Summer 2020


Dedicated Radio Communications Website

We now have a dedicated Radio Communications Website


Installation Services

We install and maintain many systems in Kent, including Village Halls, Schools, Leisure Centres, Council Chambers, and Heritage Railways. We have carried out and support many churches in Kent. We have vast experience with Public Address, indoors and outdoors, including Hearing loops, and recording facilities. Contact us for a free site survey, and Project proposal. Tel (01303) 242085


Equestrian events in Kent and East Sussex

We are very busy during the spring / summer season providing public address and communications for equestrian events across Kent and East Sussex. We can provide sound coverage over a wide area for your shows, as well as large quantities of Radios and repeaters. Headsets for commentary are also available.

All systems have their own power supply and can be booked with or without a commentary unit.

As we often have multiple shows every week, please do book as early as possible.



Event Case Study - Remembrance Day 2019

We cover many services in Kent and Surrey for this special day.

We supply a wide range of speakers, microphones, all run from Battery power supplys.

Picture below is from one of our regular services in Hythe.

Event Case Study - Folkestone Armed Forces Day 30th June 2019

We provided audio coverage along The Leas in Folkestone for Armed Forces Day 2019. A large project to ensure good audio for the commentary and public announcements.

We also provided Academy FM an audio feed so it could be heard live on air.

Radio communications was supplied to the organisers, including a repeater with trailer mast to ensure good coverage.

Folkestone Armed Forces Day 2019

On some events we provide live streaming online so if you are out of range of the public address system you can listen to the event commentary on your mobile / tablet. Click here to launch the online stream

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radio, mixing desk and amps Commentary box and horn speakers Some of the radios we have for hire