Two Way Radio Hire

Long & Short Term Radio Hire Options Available From As Little As £5 Per Week

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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. Our hire fleet is available on both short term & long term contracts, with discounts available over 6 months.

We maintain a well stocked radio hire fleet so if your need is urgent and you require a fast turnaround, please call us on 0800 975 6444

No Risk Cancellation Policy

We know that things are changing very quickly in this pandemic. Should you require to cancel your equipment hire, there will be no charge but you will need to let us know ASAP in writing. If your hire items are posted to you and you’ve cancelled on the day of delivery, we would charge a 10% handling fee as well as any postage cost.

Brands We Work With

Hytera Two Way Radios
ICOM Two Way Radios VHF & UHF
Kenwood Walkie Talkie Two Way Radios
Motorola Walkie Talkie Two Way Radio Logos
Motorola Two Way Radio Hire

How Do I Know If A Two-Way Radio Is Right For Me?

Good question! Two-way radios are a method of communication a over distance and allow you to connect instantly with members of staff.

No need to worry about the time it takes to find the right phone number, simply press to talk.

Two-way radios are more durable and offer better practicality, especially on site work. Two way radios are portable and water-resistant - so you can communicate with your team come rain or shine.

Offering better coverage, each two-way radio system is built to the needs of your business.

If you're looking for instant communication over distance between your team, a two way radio is the correct solution for you.

We supply two way radios for hire and for purchase, allowing you to make a decision based on your business requirements.

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.

Upgrade Your Equipment 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.

Organisations We Work With


We provide two-way radio hire to a variety of organisations across the UK.

Whether you're looking for radio hire for a construction site, a one-off event, or for a ShopWatch scheme, our team is here to help you get the best communication solution for your requirements.

Our team of engineers are passionate about radios. Having been in the radio industry since 1948, we have an in-house workshop to carry out manufacturer-approved repairs. We can carry out on-site testing & maintenance as well as competitive pricing on replacements. 

Did You Know?

In a bomb threat situation, cellular service may be turned off to avoid detonation. In this case, the only safe & reliable communication is via two way radios.

Site Survey For Radio Communications

We also conduct site surveys 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 need for control software and many aspects that could potentially affect the performance of the radio system.
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.
All of this allows us to put forward a safe reliable and effective communication solution that works for you.
Call us on 0800 975 6444 to speak to one of our account managers or use the contact form below

Two Way Radio Hire Starting From £5 Per Week

Choosing a two-way radio for your business doesn't have to be difficult. Our expert team are experienced working in a variety of industries and will help find the most suitable solution for your requirements.

If you're looking for a more bespoke radio solution, please provide an overview of your requirements below and our team will be in touch.

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