ELP - Elstree Lighting and Power



Complete Production Services

An unrivalled range of lighting and production support services for television, live events, theatre and major corporate shows.


A History of Light and Power

Throughout our 37 year 'evolution' we have been pioneering, inventing and reinventing production lighting, mobile facilities and structural design applications for events of all kinds. From our national distribution centre at the Alconbury Airfield in Cambridgeshire and with regional offices throughout the UK we deliver a unique one stop shop service to production managers, lighting designers and television lighting directors.

  • Lighting
  • Power
  • Staging
  • Rigging

We've created a fusion of the best lighting techniques and equipment systems to confidently deliver any project in any location.

Our understanding of production lighting is second to none. We utilise the most innovative aspects of touring technology and mix it with the rigour of film and TV.

  • Digital moving lights & control systems
  • LED lighting systems
  • Tungsten and discharge heads
  • Flood and soft lights
  • Cyclorama and space lights

"The first call I make is to ELP. I know they have the stock levels I require. They've all the rigging and trussing ready to go and can provide the complete package."
Mark Kenyon, Lighting Director, Strictly Come Dancing – Blackpool Special

Need power for your outside broadcast, location shoot or event site? No problem, we've got a fleet of generators ranging from 200KW Twin-Sets to 5KW, including ultra-compact units suitable for air freighting. We've even built a 4x4 Land Rover unit which can access remote rural locations or park in tight urban spaces.

All units are expertly maintained to ensure safe and reliable hire with minimal environmental impact.

  • TV silent generators
  • Power distribution
  • Dimming systems
  • Rigorous safety checks
  • 24/7 back-up

"As soon as it was announced that the Royal Wedding ceremony was taking place in Westminster Abbey, I knew that ELP were the right crew for the job."
Bernie Davis, Lighting Director, The Royal Wedding

If your production requires a stage or temporary structure, we have the equipment and expertise to build it. Whether an indoor, outdoor or portable system we will create a bespoke solution for your event.

We adapt each system to suit the terrain so that it meets the exact requirements of your production.

  • Concert & performance stages
  • Elevated commentary & studio positions
  • Bridges & walkways
  • Catwalks & platforms
  • PA towers & video screen supports
  • Branding & promotional structures

"I can't thank the ELP team enough. They kept things ticking over very smoothly and we delivered a show that was befitting of this special 60th birthday celebration event"
Stuart Gain, Lighting Director, Miss World

With roots in rock concert production, our rigging services have transformed fit-up times for TV light entertainment and have been widely used on film locations and at major outdoor events.

By importing the equivalent of a studio grid into almost any location we have freed up productions to take place in practically any environment.
We carry extensive trussing and rigging hardware including:

  • Ground support structures
  • Self climbing towers
  • Truss circles
  • Access equipment
  • Hoist systems & motor controls

"My ELP Gaffer and electricians have provided invaluable technical support"
Chris Kempton, Lighting Director, Top Gear


ELP works with lighting designers and production managers to deliver spectacular projects on time and within budget. Our 'one stop shop' service includes lighting, rigging, power and staging. We also arrange technical crews, transport and logistics management.

  • TV, film & outside broadcasts
  • Music concerts and festivals
  • Sporting and state occasions
  • Trade shows and conferences
  • Industry awards and launches
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