Gravity Media in Watford

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Gravity Media’s Watford premises are located in a modern business park two miles south-west of Watford town centre, and just 20 miles from the heart of LondonWatford serves as a base for UK members of our senior management team and alongside our Southwood facility is home to the UK Equipment Rental Inventory, the Systems Integration team, and the Projects, Media Services, Engineering, Operations and Logistics teamsThe building is also used by a number of critical support functions, such as Business Development and Finance, and includes Gravity Media’s primary UK warehouse and workshop space.  

With so many core functions under one roof, Watford is the facility at which most of Gravity Media’s largest and most complex projects are managed and run. Services range from planning, consultancy and design, through to engineering, construction and testing. In this blog, we’ll look at Broadcast Equipment Rental and Systems Integration. 

Broadcast Equipment Rental 

As the centre of Gravity Media’s UK broadcast equipment business, Watford houses our huge inventory of professional broadcasting equipment, facilitating the provision of the latest and best in broadcasting technology to our clients across the OB, studio and production markets. The Rental team works long and hard to ensure clients are provided with every piece of high-tech kit they need, including 4K-ready lenses, cameras and live production tools, as well as access to a 24/7 technical backup service. 

All our rental equipment is carefully prepared and tested before every job, and our Transportation & Logistics team delivers locally, nationally and internationally within days of order. Each piece of equipment comes with a custom-built flight case, ensuring it reaches the client in perfect condition and ready for use, wherever they may be in the world. We work closely with the leading manufacturers to offer the most innovative products available, all at keen prices. 

Our rental clients include many of the industry’s most esteemed broadcasters, OB companies, production companies and studios, who collectively produce some of the world’s most-watched and most-enjoyed content. 

Systems Integration 

Gravity Media is also highly regarded broadcast systems integrator and builder, with a reputation for delivering reliable, high-quality and cost-effective solutions for clients worldwide. We’re home to some of the industry’s most sought-after designers and engineers, whose expertise covers every aspect of broadcast infrastructure build and implementation: planning, consultancy, design, engineering, installation, maintenance, project management and aftercare.  

Blending both traditional and cutting-edge technology, our permanent infrastructure builds expand the art of what ipossible – engineered to ensure clients are constantly operational, connected and prepared for content creation and distribution. Whatever the job, our SI team can deliver, with recent projects ranging from 4K/HD studios and production workflows to large-scale stadium and arena projects, supporting sport, news, entertainment, corporate and eSports requirements worldwide. 

The team also provides system upgrade solutions and technology for live and offline production environments. We oversee hassle-free upgrades for clients’ OB, studio or production facilities without the need for them to go off-air. We look after everything, from project and risk management through to providing temporary facilities. 

To speak to an adviser about our equipment rental or systems integration services – or for any other help with your next production – contact enquiries@gravitymedia.com.