Schools, Colleges and Universities
3D Productions supply a range of services to schools from sales of consumables to PAT Testing specialist technical equipment and access to our exhaustive hire inventory.
Following the radio frequency changeover from channel 69 to channel 38 for entertainment use in 2012 we have been contacted by a lot of schools who cannot afford to replace their now defunct channel 69 radio equipment. We hold a large stock of channel 38 Sennheiser 500 series radio systems with handheld, headset and lavalier microphones. These are racked in easy to setup cases and are pre-programmed to standard frequencies before dispatch to be ready to use on site. We are able to offer a limited number of systems at a reduced rate for school productions which are allocated on a first come first served basis, please contact us for details. For more information on the systems available see our radio microphone hire page.
These lighting kits are designed to fit in the back of an estate car with the seats down and can be set up quickly by those with no prior experience of lighting equipment. Consisting of 2 bars of 4 fresnel lights on stands with built in dimmers and a small control desk they are suitable for lighting up a small stage or providing some colour to add to the atmosphere. Each stand and the desk run from a standard 13A wall socket. A complete kit is £150 + Vat for a week or £75 + Vat for a day.
Other lighting solutions are available, for more details see our rental page.
We have been supplying staging to schools for nearly 20 years and now have a large stock of Litedeck staging with different length legs. The largest staging units measure 4′ x 8′ (approximately 1.2m x 2.4m) and are finished with a black painted plywood top. Although the modules are bigger than other staging systems they are more solid and make less noise when you walk/jump/dance on them. We can build stages, stage extensions, catwalks and tiered seating from these modules and we have a range of handrails, steps and black stage skirts to fit different sizes of stage.
The staging is easy to set up so you can collect it from us and return it yourself or alternatively we can deliver and setup staging. We are able to fit in around school timetables to avoid the busy times of the day.
When contacting us for a staging quote please provide the following information:
Stage length, width and height in feet or metres or approximate sizes if you aren’t sure.
Access to the venue: If we are setting the stage up it is important to know if there are any steps between where we can park a van and where the stage is going to be set up and how far we will have to push the staging units.
Do you need any handrail, steps or stage skirts?
The dates of your hire.
We can do all of this at once
Since we stock lighting, sound and staging equipment we are a one stop shop for school productions which reduces transport and labour costs. We can provide a full solution or simply hire extras to supplement your existing equipment. We stock a range of adaptors to plug our lighting into older installed systems found in some schools.
Since we are an establisted company we can be providing stages, lighting, radio microphones and many other services to multiple clients at the same time and rarely run out of stock. If you book your equipment from us you will not get let down at the last minute and if you are a regular customer and we are out of stock for the period you need it for we are usually able to source more for you.