E: enquiries@centraltheatresupplies.co.uk

T: 0121 778 6400

Office: Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 5:30 pm

1186 Stratford Road, Hall Green, Birmingham B28 8AB

We do Audio Visual Installations!

We do Audio Visual Installations!

Following the success of our Summer Sale, we are extending into the Autumn!

Customers have already snapped up many bargains.

Whether you are looking for affordable equipment to get you started or, indeed, to supplement  your existing equipment, keep a look out on this site for the bargains that we will be offering on a first come, first served basis.

All of the equipment has been kept fully serviced and serviceable and will come ready to be put to use.

We remain here for you........

Central Theatre Supplies is proud to serve the needs of everyone who is involved in performing arts. Our clients include theatres, schools, colleges, places of worship, conference venues, events venues and construction professionals. We have been established for almost 40 years and are based in Hall Green, Birmingham.

The last three years, in challenging conditions, have seen Central Theatre Supplies, under  owner Jo Beaumont-Ward, consolidate it’s place in the market by continuing to provide the company’s personalised service.

Happily, as a result of the dedication and tenacity of our team, we remain ready assist our customers, new and existing, to plan for and deal with the  challenges of energy costs and the ongoing effects of the Covid crisis.

Upcycling Corner ........

Do you have space in your house, office or garden for a planter with a difference?

We have a number of PAR CANS which are in need of a new home and a new purpose. 

All of these PAR CANS will be supplied without lamps and with the power flex cut off. There are a variety of lengths, styles and original finishes available.

These PAR CANS are used. They may have been dented and will show signs of wear (patina). Supplied  ready for upcycling by their new owners.

Release your inner artist!!

£37.50 for 5 units

(PAR CANS only - no flowers!)

(Collection only - Reserve yours with a phone call)

Jane Sarson-Royal
Jane Sarson-Royal
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Hi Jo. My make up (powder) has just arrived. I have said to my daughter I feel I've won the lottery. Thank you so much. Really appreciate your help and fast delivery. Best Wishes and Kind Regards to you and all at Central Theatre Supplies.
Margaret Fisher
Margaret Fisher
Site Manager - Bloxwich District Library
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Central Theatre Supplies are an outstanding company and provide first class service. Their professional, friendly staff provide excellent customer service and go the “extra mile” to help their customers.
David Russell
David Russell
.Phoenix Collegiate
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The Drama team are most impressed with their new lighting equipment in A03 and cannot wait for the other two spaces to be done!
Paul Merrick
Paul Merrick
Hallmoor School
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Hi Ian, Just wanted to say the sound system is great. We are very impressed with the service.
Sam Dyer
Sam Dyer
Prince Henry's School
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I'm delighted that CTS have given our Theatre a whole new look and feel by taking down our gold and brown curtains and replaced them with beautiful Oxford Blue and black. The theatre has been transformed with it's new contemporary colours! The installation tem did a superb job and are an asst to CTS.


We specialise in the design and installation of Theatre equipment.
Anything from an additional lighting bar or supplementary PA to the complete fit out of new venues.


We carry an extensive range of equipment for hire covering most requirements. Look here at our lighting, sound, effects, projection and staging .



We stock a wide range of consumables, equipment and accessories. View the sales page. We are able to accept orders on line or by phone.



We are able to service and repair a wide range of equipment including lighting desks, mixers, amplifiers, effects machines and dimmers.


About us

Central Theatre Supplies’ highly experienced staff have pride in being able to help our customers find the correct solution for their needs. Whether by phone, email, personal visit or site visit, we are always happy to discuss our customer’s needs and provide competitive prices. (Personal visits are currently subject to Covid restrictions).

We have an extensive range of Sound, Light, Effects, Drapes and Staging  for hire. We have a process of continuous upgrade of our Hire stock to reflect the requirements of our customers and developments in technology.

Our specialist installations team has been operating for over 30 years and is available for the installation of lighting, sound and stage infrastructure. We are also able to carry out rig inspections to existing installations and advise customers of any necessary work required to bring the rig up to modern compliance standards. 

In addition to our physical retail shop, we operate our on line store where you are able to browse and purchase sound, light and effects products. On line orders are dispatched by courier or by our own delivery vehicles.

Central Theatre Supplies in house workshops are able to provide service and repair facilities for many items of sound and lighting equipment. We offer an appraisal inspection service of equipment to help customers decide the economics of proceeding with repairs or opting for renewal.

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