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    How To Hire

    Renting the best photographic equipment in London from Pro Centre is quick and easy, but first you’ll need to set up an account.

    If you are just going to need to rent small quantities of equipment from us occasionally, the best option is to open a ‘Pay-As-You-Go Account’, which we can usually set up at short notice.

    All we’ll need from you is a completed application form, one proof of personal ID (such as a passport or photo-card driving licence) and two proofs of address in your name (recent utility bills or bank/card statements are ideal).  When you collect your rental order we will take payment for the rental fee in advance, and a deposit for the value of the equipment you’re hiring, which we can take from a credit card belonging to the hirer.  Alternatively, we can deliver the order, providing it’s going to the card holder’s address.

    Regular users or those needing high-value equipment should open a ’30 day Credit Account’.  Please send us a completed application form, proof of ID (a passport or driving licence - this should belong to a Director if the application is from a limited company) and two proofs of address (recent utility bills or bank/card statements).   We will also require trade references from two companies with whom you’ve had a financial relationship (such as other rental companies, suppliers or accountants). This process usually takes a couple of days.  In some circumstances we can accept personal references from existing Pro Centre customers who know you in lieu of trade references.  Once your account is set up you’ll be able to hire equipment without leaving a deposit, and purchase background rolls, hard drives, film and other consumables with payment due within 30 days of receiving your statement at the end of each month - giving you up to 60 days credit.  Credit accounts are only available to UK residents.

    PLCs and government organisations should email accounts@procentre.co.uk  for details, as different criteria apply.

    Rental Information

    Rental orders worth over £250 before insurance and vat can be delivered free to inner London postcodes* between 8am and 6pm, Monday to Friday.

    Rental charge periods:  The day rate is charged for 24 hours, but you can collect after 4pm on the day prior to the hire date, and return by 10am on the day after the hire at no penalty. Minimum period is one day, but late returns may be charged in 1/2 day increments.

    NEW WEEKEND RATE: Hires collected anytime on Friday and returned by 10am the following Monday, or collected after 4pm on Friday and returned by 6pm Monday are charged as just one day!  Bank holidays are free!

    Rental rates are subject to a 15% insurance administration charge unless the equipment is covered by another policy (proof required in advance of any hire)

    All prices on our website are subject to VAT 

    Opening hours: 8am - 6pm, Monday to Friday.  We are closed on all Bank Holidays.

    Out of hours emergencies email emergency@procentre.co.uk

    We have free car parking outside our showroom.

    Hiring the best equipment in London from Pro Centre is quick and easy. See the 'How to Hire' section and call or email our team for further information.


    Pro Centre will deliver all rental orders worth over £250 before VAT & insurance to inner London postcodes* at NO CHARGE (between 8am and 6pm, Monday to Friday)

    All collections and deliveries to inner London postcodes* under £250 + VAT between 8am and 6pm, Monday to Friday:

    By motorcycle: £9
    By small van: £18
    By Transit van: £28
    By Luton van: £38

    *Inner London defined by the outer border of the following postcodes:

    N6, N10, N22, N17, E17, E10, E15, E14, SE8, SE4, SE15, SE22, SE24, SW2, SW4, SW11, SW10, SW5, W8, W11, W10, NW6, NW3

    Deliveries/collections to/from all outer London postcodes:

    By motorcycle: £16
    By small van: £28
    By Transit van: £38
    By Luton van: £48

    Loading/waiting time charged where applicable

    Same day & overnight deliveries outside London or our regular hours are charged at carrier costs, please call for a quote.


    Call us on (+44) 020 7729 8822

    or email info@procentre.co.uk