Two-Way Radio Hire

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In some business environments, two way radio hire or rental has distinct advantages over purchase and can help with budgeting. Whether it is a seasonal one-off event, or long-term project. Smye Rumsby can help ensure your technical communication needs are met with the flexibility of a short or long term basis.

Working with leading manufacturers from around the world, we are specialists in providing two-way radios and work with a multitude of businesses. Established in 1948, our business started as a radio repair shop just after the Second World War before developing into what we are today. With over 60 years of experience in radio communications, know you're in safe hands.

We provide two-way radio hire throughout London, Kent and East Sussex - though we can help if you are further afield. 

How Do I Know A Two-Way Radio Is Right For My Business?

Good question. Two-way radios are a method of communications across sites and are very useful for communicating instantly with members of staff. No need to worry about finding the right phone number, simply press to talk and that's as hard as it is. Two-way radios are more durable and offer better practicality, especially on site work. Two way radios are portable, durable and are water-resistant - you can communicate with your team come rain or shine. 

Two-way radios also offer better coverage, as each system is built to the needs of your business there is no need to worry about the dreaded "No Signal" symbol. 

If you're looking for instant two way communication between your team, this is the correct solution for you.  

We can supply two way radios for hire or for purchase, making it more cost effective for your business. 

Key Benefits of Two-Way Radio Hire

No capital expenditure - Minimal cost for your business

Fixed costs throughout the contract - Know what you're paying before you pay it. 

Flexible hire duration - Working a short term event, or perhaps a long term construction project? We've got you covered.

Available at short notice - Did you need your two-way radios yesterday? We can help you get up and running quickly to ensure effective communication.

Technical Support - We are passionate about radios, and we love to help out. Whenever you need us, support is there. 

Equipment Upgrade within contract - If you need the latest bit of kit but you're still within contract, not to worry - we can upgrade you. 

Safety For Staff & Organisations - Many of our two-way radios also come with Man-Down SOS response options and also include gps, so you know that in an emergency your staff can call for help. This is especially useful for organisations who regularly face abuse or work in hazardous situations.

Industry Sectors We Work With 

Education - Schools, Colleges, Universities find our Two-Way Radio hire great for enhancing internal communications within the organisations.

Local Government - Effective communications can increase productivity by supplying a channel to communicate quickly with members of staff. 


Events & Festivals - We supply both PA systems as well as Two-Way Radio hire for a range of events from business seminars through to music festivals. 

National Trust - Working with the team to establish clear communication and ensure no black-spots on-site. 

Security - Using a range of our products, we have helped security teams procure evidence as well as reduce crime on their site with CCTV, Two-Way Radios and Body Worn Cameras.

Construction - Instant communication on-site is vital, to not only get the job done right but also from a health and safety perspective. Clear & crisp communication is key.

Facilities Management 

Healthcare - Working with organisations like Kent Search & Rescue by utilising a secure Digital infrastructure to communicate live search and rescue operations as well as supporting other blue light agencies in Kent.

We also work with other sectors too. We have a range of case studies available here so you can see how we have helped in industries just like yours. Not only do we provide Two-Way Radios for hire, we also have an option to purchase the equipment.

Complimentary Site Survey

We also do free site surveys (depending on circumstances) to advise on the best system for your organisation. Our mission is to get you the most cost effective solution without compromising on quality. Whether you're looking for two-way radio hire or purchase, we've got you covered with our site survey.

A site survey is crucial from an operational point of view and allows us to carefully assess factors such as site size, layout, terrain, staff type, black spots (areas with little or zero coverage), construction methods, the establish for control software and many aspects that could potentially affect the performance of the radio system.

All of this allows us to put forward a safe reliable and effective communication solution that works for you.

Perhaps you're just getting started with your radio communications, or you may even know what you're looking for. We will assign you one of our experienced Account Managers to perform a complete site survey and determine the most cost-effective solution so that you achieve the optimum level of coverage and a fully functioning communication system.

Give our friendly team a call on 0800 975 6444 and we can help to advise you on what best suits your needs. 

PS.. We Can Also Provide Other Communications & Two Way Radio Equipment! 

Click the links below to learn more about each of our offerings, or call us and we'd be happy to help. 

Digital Two Way Portable Radio

Analogue Two Way Portable Radio 

Body Worn Cameras



Repeaters & Antennas for extended coverage 

Portable Public Address Systems

Pneumatic Masts up to 12 metre.