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Sound & Lighting Hire Services


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“GDS, Is an excellent and trustworthy source for used Funktion One equipment. Polite personable and responsive, they're a model for how a sound business should be run. Always putting the customer first they have for me personally delivered on a timely and reliable basis. Equipment they have sold me has enabled me to provide a great variety of sound events, including selling some of the sound equipment pictured attached.” 

Darren Jackson

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GDS Install @ Manchester Bowlers Arena

GDS Install @ Manchester Bowlers Arena

GDS Installation Services

GDS Producion for Scott Mills & Filthy Girl

GDS Production with Scott Mills @ Filthy Girl

GDS Hire/Rental Services


Ink Nottingham

Long Term Audio & Lighting Rental

GDS Production for DJ EZ @ TRMNL

GDS Production with DJ EZ @ TRMNL

Repairs, Servicing, Re-calibration & Fine Tuning

GDS Sound & Light offer professional sound and lighting hire and rental services for all types of public, corporate and private requirements. 

If you are looking for equipment only hire (dry hire) check out our dry hire store

If you need complete audio visual hire solutions for any event or occasion, we are on hand to help; whether it's assistance in visualising, designing and setting up the perfect sound and light system for your event, or you just want competitive prices with excellent service then GDS will help you achieve your vision. 

  • Audio Visual Hire Services

  • Sound And Lighting Hire

  • Complete PA System Hire

  • Event Lighting Hire Services

  • Full design Services

  • Stage Sound & Lighting Services

  • Stage and System Hire

  • Festival Stage Hire & Systems

  • Complete Event Services Available (Design, Hire, Set Up, Dismantle, Operations, Technical, 

We use only the best equipment from the top brands including, but not limited to, Funktion One, Allen & Heath, MC2, Denon, XTA and more...

And with clients including the BBC, National Grid, Bentley and Lamborghini you can be confident you are in the safe hands.


We cover any size event, occasion or venue. Examples include; 

  • entertainment events

  • music events

  • concerts

  • exhibitions

  • product releases

  • festivals

  • weddings

  • corporate events

  • charity events

  • nightclubs

  • theatres

  • hotels

GDS Production for Bentley

GDS Production for Bentley

GDS @ The INK nightclub

GDS @ The INK nightclub

Take a look at all the different Audio Hire Services we offer below. If you would like to discuss your options, get a quote, get some advice or just find out a little more. Chat with us via live chat, telephone or email.

If you know what you need we have a range of Awesome Funktion One PA packages in our online hire store for venue/event capacities ranging between 200 to 10,000 people. 

Or learn a bit more below

GDS at Lamborghini URUS Launch

Corporate & Private Events

GDS @ the Lamborghini URUS Launch

We have an exhaustive range of products and facilities to cover all types of systems for all types of events of any size public or private.

Clients include:

  • BBC

  • Scott Mills

  • DJ EZ

  • National Grid

  • Bentley


  • Lamborghini

  • Canal & River  Trust

  • OVO Energy

  • Many More

We are experienced at working with clients, agencies and production companies direct or in any capacity.


If you would like any advice or information please have a no obligation chat with us today via live chat, email or telephone.

​GDS @ Filthy Girl Mud Run

Concerts, Entertainment & Events

GDS @ Filthy Girl Mud Run

GDS offers hire services and systems for all types of events and entertainment, indoor or outdoor, small or large. Whether you want the whole PA system or just elements to support your event or venue we have only the best products and configurations.

GDS events, Artists and clients include:

  • Chris Evans

  • Pendulum


  • Veron Kay

  • Annie Mac

  • Example

  • Shy FX

  • Filthy Girl

  • T in The Park

  • Craig David

GDS are a leading supplier of PA equipment  and services for hire in the UK and worldwide. If you need any advice please contact us, we are eager to advise on what products meet your needs. 

GDS a T in The Park


GDS @ T in The Park

Our engineers and designers are amongst the most experienced in the industry ensuring your production gets the best set up and equipment it needs so you can overcome any challenge. 

Our team ensure our hire stock is maintained to the highest standards with all hire stock rigorously cleaned, QC checked and fully tested following a production.

Every single packages and product is set up and fully QC tested before being released for a job.  Our team are behind you all the way from conception to realisation. 

Hire events from our portfolio:

  • T in The Park


  • Vape EXPO

  • OVO Energy

  • National Grid Conference

  • Sister Bliss

  • Chase & Status

GDS Product Sales

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USED Product Sales

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Hire & Rental

New Product Sales

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