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Over the last few years we have found ourselves increasingly in demand to provide Festive Lighting schemes solutions of varying sizes, from the Giant Reindeers & Swans at Bluewater to intricate product display solutions for Marks and Spencer's Christmas Press shows. This year, we've just supplied lighting for the festival of Christmas in Portsmouth, Bluewater, Santa abseiling down the Balfron tower building in Poplar and the Winter Wonderland Walk for the Christmas Past event for Leeds Castle Foundation in Kent (thanks for the photos!) not forgetting the Southend Christmas lights! DPL Production Lighting hire work with an ever growing number of retail outlets and shopping centers on their festive lighting schemes. We carry a considerable inventory of LED and other lighting equipment and props in which we invest more each Christmas Season. Whether it's a festive woodland walkway, a shop window campain across single or multiple sites, a full shopping center (inside and out) or a projected Christmas message, DPL Production Lighting can help you in the creation of your festive lighting scheme from concept to delivery or we can simply supply the stock lighting equipment rental and technicians to bring your festive scheme to life. Here's a few images of our previous work. Please call us to discuss your Festive Lighting on 01268 73 22 99  
DPL Lighting hire have a comprehensive inventory capable of servicing any size of  Festivals & Concerts, whether it be a 200 capacity venue, an arena, stadium or a tour. We are experienced providers of concert lighting and stage lighting for live music events & festivals. We offer a dry hire lighting hire and equipment hire service or we can offer full lighting, set and stage design and installation including technical design, production and management. We have an experienced team of professional lighting designers and technicians and we carry sufficient stock of high end concert lighting hire equipment to run multiple large scale shows, concerts and events simultaneously. Our previous experience ranges from lighting design for single touring artists through to to stage lighting for multiple acts on festival stages. Our inventory includes moving lights by Vari Lite, Martin and Robe, consoles by Whole Hog/High End Systems and Avolites; for a full kit list please see Services/Equipment Hire. DPL are also certified SMAS Work Safe contractors as recognised by SSIP. We have provided lighting hire or design and associated services for events including Glastonbury Festival, T in the Park, Wireless Festival, Bestival & Camp Bestival and many more.
DPL Production Lighting Hire have provided specialist lighting solutions for many PR & Marketing events from lighting up Battersea Power Station, Brighton Pier & The BT Tower to providing wireless LED uplighters for graphics at a press show. Our in house team includes a diverse range of producers covering Stage and Concert lighting through to intricate display lighting to compliment Visual Merchandising and product displays. Clients include production companies (sub contract work) and retailers & brands such as Marks and Spencer, L'Oreal, Maybelline and Garnier. Our project management team are experienced in producing press and product launches where we work with clients to develop their creative briefs from concept to delivery, or working with production companies to supply high quality lighting equipment rental and technical design solutions. This image gallery shows just a few examples of our past work. Call us on 01268 73 22 99 to discuss your press launch or product launch requirements no matter how large or small the project.
We often end up in some unusual places and get to see the events we're so lucky to work on from a slightly different perspective to the audiences that attend them. We'll keep on adding to to this gallery - they are all of the pictures that we wanted to show but didn't really know where to put them . . . they include bespoke lighting design projects, architectural lighting, special projects images of a very muddy Glastonbury, ship naming ceremonies and much much more . . .
April 28, 2012
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DPL Production Lighting hire don't only service big festivals and concerts, we're equally happy putting in an installation to a school or providing lighting for a drama school, dance college or theatre DPL has been supplying professional lighting hire equipment, lighting design and technical production services to the entertainment industry for 23 years. The core hire business was founded in1989 by Managing Director, Darren Parker and provided a hire service to schools, colleges, theatres and drama groups, many of whom are still clients to this day. Since then the business has grown significantly yet we remain committed to offering the same levels of service to every one of our clients whether they are hiring one light or employing us to design an arena tour. We cover the whole of the UK and Europe and serve an ever-growing number of clients, in various markets including festivals, concert tours and live music events, arena shows, conferences, schools, corporate events and theatre productions. We trade from 8,000 square feet premises in the Essex and carry a comprehensive range professional lighting equipment, truss, rigging, cabling, media servers and effects all of which is regularly serviced. We also have a multimedia department offering a state of the art WYSISYG, 3D rendering and design service. We pride ourselves on the quality of our equipment, our professionalism and are strive to provide excellent service at all levels of our business.    
April 28, 2012
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We've been lucky enough to have worked on a number of Fashion events from high profile London Fashion Week shows through to in store events for Fashion retailers. We've also provided lighting for Alternative Fashion at Spitalfields for the last 4 years. Since the early days of DPL we have always had strong links to dance and theater schools and to fashion events. After being retained to look after the lighting at the Bluewater Fashion events between 2003 and 2005, we formed a relationship which still exists between DPL and Bluewater. The Producer of those fashion events still works closely with DPL sometimes as a project manager and sometimes as a client, so we have direct, in-house experience in Fashion and Dance related shows and events.
April 28, 2012
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We are often lucky enough to work on one off Special Projects or bespoke lighting design projects. In the past, this has included lighting landmark buildings and structures, ship launches & naming ceremonies, projecting images on to one (or several) buildings, or hanging an F1 Mclaren in a shopping center and lighting it! It’s these kind of challenges that keep us at the forefront of lighting design and technology. We’re here to make highly technical solutions seem simple, our Creative & Technical talent are all in-house and are often commissioned to work on other technical suppliers projects as well as DPL Production We have the in-house technical know-how to offer leading edge technical lighting and rigging solutions. DPL lighting provided lighting equipment hire and full technical design and production services for the Michael Jackson Forever tribute concert at the Millenium Stadium Cardiff. Working with lead contractor CMT Events, we also designed and installed the wireless systems used to run the launch show of the Shard recently - FOH was the top of Old Billingsgate market, whilst the laser, music and light show took place at the other side of the Thames highlighting the launch of The Shard. If you have a technical challenge, give us a call on 01268 73 22 99 or email info@dplx.co.uk to discuss how we might help  
April 28, 2012
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DPL have been suppliers of professional lighting, design and technical production services to the entertainment industry since 1989, when Managing Director Darren Parker established the business to hire lighting equipment to local Drama Groups, Schools and Theaters – we’re proud to say that many of them are still clients to this day. We now cover the whole of the UK and Europe, and serve an ever-growing number of clients in various markets including festivals, concert tours, live music events, arena shows, conferences, schools, theaters and corporate events. We pride ourselves in the quality of our equipment and professionalism, and we are committed to providing excellent levels of service throughout our business.
April 28, 2012
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DPL Production lighting are experienced in providing specialist lighting design and production for conferences of varying sizes. Small business awards events, The Fortune Forum at the Grosvenor through to the Flame conference which took over the whole of Wembley arena earlier this year. We serve an ever-growing number of clients in various markets and are experienced in working on a variety of events including festivals, concert tours, live music events, arena shows, outdoor events, conferences, theater school productions, theaters, private parties, weddings, award ceremonies, conferences, fashion shows and corporate events. We also provide Christmas Lighting and Festive Lighting solutions for shopping centres and retailers.  
April 27, 2012
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DPL Production Lighting hire have vast experience of providing Classical concert lighting, having worked with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and many other World Class Classical musicians and singers. We have provided lighting equipment, services and technicians for the Kenwood House picnic concerts, Tatton Park, Crystal Palace (RPO) and for countless other picnic concerts, outdoor events, festivals, concerts, private parties and weddings. We are flexible and can offer lighting solutions of any scale and to any budget. We offer Lighting Equipment Hire, technical design and production or anything in between. We have a long history of working with Orchestras, Classical musicians and singers at large (or small) outdoor events and indoor venues ranging from stadiums & Arenas right down to small clubs, drama & dance schools. Call us on 01268 73 22 99 for a hire quote or to discuss a potential lighting project.