Your One Source For:

Lighting, Audio, Video & Rigging

Whatever your requirement, SLX is here to provide complete support to your production. We offer a comprehensive range of products for hire, covering all disciplines, delivered by a passionate and knowledgeable team who each know our industry and technology intimately.

We believe that in order to give you the best possible service, you need first class equipment supported by fantastic staff.

Our Bristol, and Exeter warehouses hold over £11 million of equipment which is being constantly updated in order to stay current with changes in technology. Furthermore, every one of our products is rigorously maintained and prepared before each hire to ensure they are well presented, work as expected, and conform to the highest standards of quality and safety. 

Whether you’re hosting a birthday party or touring an international production, we are committed to catering for all of your hire needs, whatever the scale.

  • Lighting

    From PAR cans to moving heads and a whole host of LED lighting in between, SLX has a product to suit you. We have a strong stock holding of stage lighting from a wealth of manufacturers such as ETC, Martin Professional, Clay Paky, Ayrton, Studio Due, Chauvet, Chroma Q, Rainbow, Pulsar, Arri & Robe.

    We also offer control and dimming systems from reputable manufacturers ETC, MA Lighting, Avolites & Zero 88.


    Are you looking to hire a complete audio system or supplement an existing set up? Here at SLX we have a diverse stock of professional audio equipment to suit all of your needs. We offer a huge range of loudspeakers, microphones, and consoles from L’Acoustics, RCF, Sennheiser, Shure, Yamaha, DigiCo, Allen & Heath, and many more.

  • Video

    Whether you’re making a presentation to your colleagues or projection mapping your building, SLX has a video solution for you. We take pride in stocking projectors, screens and video processing from Panasonic, Samsung, Sanyo, AV Stumpfl, Blackmagic, Roland, Hippo, Catalyst, Sony, Apple, and many others.

  • Rigging

    Whether you need to extend existing venue infrastructure, or you’re creating a temporary event space, our inventory includes everything you need to get the job done.

    We keep trussing and staging products from Prolyte, the industry standard Lodestar and Prostar electric chain hoists from CM, high quality drapes and scenic items, along with all the components to bring everything together.

Jane Eyre, National Theatre - UK Tour
LD: Aideen Malone
Photo: Brinkhoff/Mögenburg

SLX, We're with you

24 Hours a Day

The name may be new but we have in excess of 35 years' experience in servicing the entertainment industry. That experience provides us with a solid understanding of the pressures the industry faces daily. You can rest assured that you’re in safe hands. 

We know in this game, sometimes things don’t go to plan. That's why whatever the time of day, we have a team of dedicated staff standing by to take your call - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

SLX Ex-Hire

Used Equipment Sales

We are constantly reviewing our inventory of equipment available for hire. In addition to investment in the latest technology, we also offer selected equipment for sale. This allows us to regenerate the many different product groups kept in stock, and offers you the benefit of significant savings over the new purchase cost.