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Astralsound PA Hire

PA System and Sound Equipment Rental, Sales and Services

Welcome to Astralsound, providing public address systems for events in Gloucestershire since 2001.

Our d&b audiotechnik and Martin Audio loudspeaker systems combine premium sound quality with ease of installation and use. If you seek:

  • Personal Service
  • Studio‑Quality Sound
  • Competitive Hire Prices
  • Skilled and Experienced Crew
  • Comprehensive Facilities
  • Full Public Liability Cover

please ask us - without obligation - for a quotation.

PA Hire

Hire of complete PA Systems has been our core business since 2001, and has evolved as a fully‑serviced solution to most sound equipment hire requirements: all our standard hire services include delivery, set‑up, and collection, and our larger Concert PA Systems include production crew.

We stock a range of sound and audio‑visual equipment, from basic public announcement sound systems to full concert rigs, that can cater for most events, including:

  • Live Music Events
  • Weddings, Private Parties, and Social Occasions
  • Public Speaking, Corporate Functions and Audio‑Visual Presentations
  • Sports Days, Horse Shows, Dog Shows, and similar indoor or outdoor events.

We only use industry‑standard professional PA equipment, and specify the make and model of everything we supply (we don't just say "two 500W loudspeakers"), so you can make fully‑informed comparisons before you place an order.

The PA Equipment subsection provides full detailed specifications of most of our current rental stock, but if you require any further technical details, manuals or other documents (or would rather ask a human than read a manual) please do not hesitate to ask us.

We also supply equipment for customer collection and return (also known as Dry Hire), including any selection or combination of:

  • Microphones
  • Mixers
  • Effects
  • Amplifiers
  • Loudspeakers
  • Cables, Stands and Accessories.

Sales & Services

To complement our principal rental business we provide a range of related services, including:

  • Multi‑track Recording of live events and on location
  • Consultancy
  • Sale of new and used PA equipment, as well as complete systems
  • Sound‑Engineering
  • Training for Live Sound‑Engineers
  • Technical Support
  • System Installation
  • Audio Equipment Repairs.

If we can't provide what you need ourselves, we may well know someone in the industry who can, so please call us if you would like our help in finding it.

PA Basics

For anyone who would like to know, we have provided some general information about Sound, a PA Equipment Guide, some notes on Production and Touring, and a Glossary of commonly‑used technical terms.

If what you wanted to find out about isn't there, please ask, and if you think we have got something wrong, please let us know.

About Us

Look here if you would like to know more about who we are and what we are doing (including any forthcoming public Events), read some of our customers' Comments, or check out the promoters, performers, bands and venues we have hired to and worked with.

Contact Details

We are very happy for you to take independent advice about anything we say or offer you, but please feel free to ask us for advice, even if advice is all you require. Full contact and other relevant information is provided under this section (including copies of our current insurance certificates and other legal documents), as well as a Site Map and other site‑navigation tools.

However, if you can't find what you need to know anywhere on the website, would like to book a system or equipment for your event, or have any other questions or comments you would like us to consider, please contact us directly and we'll do what we can to assist you.

If you would like to look for similar suppliers to compare quotations, most aspects of our business are classed as Sound Equipment Systems by both paper and online telephone directories.

If you were looking for Astral Sound, please note that Astralsound does not intentionally have a space in the middle.

We use and supply equipment from a number of well‑respected industry‑standard manufacturers, including:

We also use and supply equipment produced by AKG, Alesis, ATM, Audix, Behringer, Beyer, C-Ducer, Crown, dbx, Denon, EMO, EVL, Flightcase Warehouse, Horizon, K&M, Kelsey, Lexicon, Littlite, Neutrik, Orchid Electronics, Phonic, Proel, Roland, Sennheiser, Shure, Soundcraft, Swan Flight, Tascam, Vestax and Visage.

We are based in the Cotswolds - near Stroud - in an area that includes:







The Forest of Dean










We sometimes also travel further afield, having covered UK events throughout the South West and Midlands, as well as Cardiff, South Wales, and Eastern Mid‑Wales.

You can get in touch with us using the details below.

Postal Address:


38 Windyridge







+44 (0)1452 770042  [Mon - Fri, 10.00 a.m. - 6.00 p.m.]


+44 (0)872 115 6035



VAT number:

793 4975 67