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At Procam Take 2, we provide digital cinematography and motion picture equipment rental, camera hire, kit hire, lighting hire, audio hire, grip hire and much more in London, Manchester, Glasgow, Edinburgh and New York. We can deliver hired camera equipment around the world.
Procam Take 2 is Europe’s leading digital cinematography and motion picture rental facility. With a 30 year pedigree, it has been providing kit and crew to many of the biggest broadcasters, production companies, event organisers and music productions throughout the UK and internationally.
On-going consultation is part of Procam Take 2’s service to all its clients. From the first call through to the delivery of camera equipment and crew, its highly-experienced rental team closely collaborates with you to provide bespoke solutions to suit your production needs.
Procam Take 2 is committed to setting the benchmark for exceptional service. As well as stocking the latest in camera technology, Procam Take 2's entire inventory of camera, grip and lighting equipment is fully tested and rigorously maintained by its highly-trained team.
We recognise that every production is different with specific requirements, so each production we take on is afforded individual attention.
We also provide hands-on camera training and camera testing facilities at our headquarters, led by our professionals working in the industry. Come and test your kit here before you shoot for peace of mind.
We hire all of the best, cutting-edge camera and lenses, including large format and super 35mm equipment like the ARRI Alexa Mini LF, ARRI Alexa Plus, ARRI Alexa Mini, ARRI Amira, RED WEAPON 8K S35 HELIUM, Sony VENICE, Sony F55 (Sony PMW-F55), Sony FX9 (Sony PXW-FX9), Sony FS7 MKI and MKII, Canon C500 MKII, in addition to 16mm and 35mm film cameras such as the ARRIFLEX 416, ARRI SR3, ARRI 235, ARRI 435, ARRI LT and ARRI ST.
We have a wide range of spherical and anamorphic full frame and super 35mm lenses from leading manufacturers for rental including Cooke lenses, Angenieux lenses, HAWK lenses, Leitz lenses and Zeiss lenses. Our most popular prime lens sets include the Cooke S4, Zeiss Superspeeds (High Speed T1.3), and Sigma High Speed Prime lenses. We also have vintage lenses available for hire including TLS rehoused Canon K35 prime lenses, Cooke Speed Panchro II (Cooke S2 primes) lenses, TLS rehoused Kowa Cine Prominars, and Zeiss Uncoated Prime lenses.
Our grip hire equipment includes cranes, dollies, sliders, tripods, gimbals, Easy Rigs and jibs. Popular grip items available for rental include the Ronford 6ft Camera Slider, Matthews Doorway Dolly, O’Connor 2575 Tripod Head, Ronford Heavy Duty Tall and Short Legs, Chapman Super PeeWee Dolly, Easy Rig Vario 5 with Flowcine Serene, DJI Ronin 2 and MoVI Pro Gimbal.
We can provide crew for your production shoot, ranging from a camera assistant to DOP, gaffer to lighting engineer.
+ Camera: DOP, Cameraman, Camera Assistant, Minicam Specialists
+ Lights: Lighting Director, Gaffer, Spark, Lighting Technician, Lighting Engineer
+ Sound: Sound Supervisor, Sound Recordist, Boom Operator
+ Grip: Jimmy Jib & Operator, Steadicam & Operator, Autocue & Operator, Grip
+ Specialist: DIT / Data Wrangler
+ Vision Mixer, Make Up Artist (with kit), Driver/Location Assistant
+ Full Project Management service available, get us involved in pre-production planning
+ Workflow Management including in house DITs
We also offer full-service consultancy with technical, crewing and project management that supports, plans and executes large-scale productions.
The projects team has multidisciplinary experience in managing production budgets for complex, award-winning shows. They provide the digital cinematography and multi-camera hire required to deliver cinematic multi-camera productions. Wet camera hire goes directly though Procam Take 2’s Projects division, who can provide a full service from rental to delivery.
Procam Take 2 headquarters are based in Park Royal, NW10 postcode which covers the areas of Brent, Park Royal, Ealing, Kensington & Chelsea and Hammersmith & Fulham. The area offers great transport links to M1, M4, M3 and M25.
We are conveniently located for all of London and the UK, only 13.2 miles (25 minutes) drive from Heathrow, 41.8 miles (1 Hour) to Stansted, 32 miles (40 minutes) to London Luton Airport. 1.40 hours (84 Miles) drive to Portsmouth Harbour, 2 Hours (109 Miles) to Dover making us extremely accessible for European broadcasting projects and the rest of the World.
Located directly beside Central Middlesex Hospital, Procam Take 2’s Park Royal HQ is served by many bus services including:
Route 260 from White City to Golders Green
Route 187 from O2 Centre / Sainsbury’s (Finchley Road) to Central Middlesex Hospital.
Route 440 from Turnham Green Church to First Way (Wembley).
Route 224 from Alperton Sainsbury’s to Mitchell Way.
Route 226 from Ealing Broadway Station to Golders Green Station.
Route 228 from Chippenham Road, Maida Hill to Central Middlesex Hospital.
Route 487 from South Harrow to Willesden Junction.
Harlesden Station (Bakerloo Line and London Overground) is a 7 minute walk from Procam Take 2, with regular services to most areas of London. North Acton Station (Central Line) provides fast connections to Central London.
Harlesden (0.5 miles)
West Acton (0.7 miles)
North Acton (0.7 miles)
Overground / Rail:
Harlesden (0.5 miles)
Stonebridge Park (0.9 miles)
Willesden Junction (0.9 miles)
Parking is limited and we encourage visitors to travel by sustainable modes. If the only way you can get here is by car, please ensure your host has organised a visitor space.
Cycle and Motorcycle
Anyone travelling to us by bicycle or motorcycle can park on site, with a secured bicycle rack – no booking required. Changing facilities and lockers are available.
Well known landmarks Wembley.
Click here to see a map of our Procam Take 2 location, within 37 minutes (9 miles) to the hub of London.
We also have offices in Manchester, Glasgow, Edinburgh and New York.
From the expansion of Procam Take 2’s range of services, camera and kit inventory to our custom-fitted HQ in West London’s Park Royal, Procam Take 2 has seen tremendous growth in recent years. Following these developments, after much deliberation and conversation with industry professionals, from coordinators right through to line producers and HoPs, we decided that Procam Take 2's customers would also benefit from a design overhaul of our website, procamtake2.com.
Created with the user experience in mind, Procam Take 2's new website includes several features to help users navigate our extensive range of industry-leading equipment.
A streamlined menu navigation system allows users to discover the equipment they need quickly and easily, as well as browse for useful information regarding our pool of freelance crew members, and current job openings.
A new About Us section contains information on Procam Take 2’s history, investment in kit and crew, whilst highlighting our commitment to the film and television industry and the next generation of technical television talent.
The new Procam Take 2 Registration System enables you to go from search to hire faster than ever before. By registering for a Procam Take 2 Web Account, you have access to a range of new features, designed to streamline your online experience. The bespoke registration system allows users to manage their kit list, create, name and save kit lists into folders, see all account information with one click and submit kit lists directly to Bookings.
Our goal for this new website is for it to become a beacon of information for our clients, both current and prospective, and will be regularly updated with the latest kit, helpful information, articles, and company announcements.
Ultra HD content
Procam Take 2 is your natural partner for creating Ultra HD Premium content. We have the technical knowledge, practical skills and many years of experience with cutting edge technology to be able to provide expert consultation on the most appropriate production kit and HDR workflows.
The spacious and well-equipped test bays in Procam Take 2’s vast new headquarters in London Park Royal, are also the perfect place to come and test out different camera options and ensure you’re clued up on how to handle the intricacies of Ultra HD Premium production. You’ll also be able to discuss and demo the best route through to post production with our in-house workflow experts, prior to heading out on your shoot.
Procam Take 2 can provide advice on where to post your HDR content with the necessary experience to take your HDR rushes and truly bring them to life.
Procam Take 2 has supplied a mixture of broadcasting equipment wide range of London post codes, below is a list of Postal areas we serve;
EC1A EC1M EC1N EC1P EC1R EC1V EC1Y : Barbican, Clerkenwell, Finsbury
EC2A EC2M EC2N EC2P EC2R EC2V EC2Y : Moorgate, Liverpool Street
EC3A EC3M EC3N EC3P EC3R EC3V : Aldgate, Monument, Tower Hill
EC4A EC4M EC4N EC4P EC4R EC4V EC4Y : Fleet Street, St Paul's
WC1A WC1B WC1E WC1H WC1N WC1R WC1V WC1X: Bloomsbury, Gray's Inn
WC2A WC2B WC2E WC2H WC2N WC2R: Covent Garden, Holborn, Strand
E1: Mile End, Stepney, Whitechapel
E2: Bethnal Green, Shoreditch
E3: Bow, Bromley-by-Bow
E4: Chingford, Highams Park
E6: East Ham, Beckton
E7: Forest Gate, Upton Park
E8: Hackney, Dalston
E9: Hackney, Homerton
E12: Manor Park
E14: Isle of Dogs, Millwall, Poplar
E15: Stratford, West Ham
E16: Canning Town, North Woolwich
E18: South Woodford
E20: Olympic Park, Stratford
N1: Barnsbury, Canonbury, Islington
N2: East Finchley
N3: Finchley Central
N4: Finsbury Park, Manor House
N8: Crouch End, Hornsey
N9: Lower Edmonton
N10: Muswell Hill
N11: Friern Barnet, New Southgate
N12: North Finchley, Woodside Park
N13: Palmers Green
N15: Seven Sisters
N16: Stamford Hill, Stoke Newington
N18: Upper Edmonton
N19: Archway, Tufnell Park
N20: Totteridge, Whetstone
N21: Winchmore Hill
N22: Alexandra Palace, Wood Green
NW1: Camden Town, Regent's Park
NW2: Cricklewood, Neasden
NW3: Hampstead, Swiss Cottage
NW4: Brent Cross, Hendon
NW5: Kentish Town
NW6: Kilburn, Queens Park, West Hampstead
NW7: Mill Hill
NW8: St John's Wood
NW9: Colindale, Kingsbury
NW10: Harlesden, Kensal Green, Willesden
NW11: Golders Green, Hampstead Garden Suburb
SE1: Bermondsey, Borough, Southwark, Waterloo
SE2: Abbey Wood
SE3: Blackheath, Westcombe Park
SE4: Brockley, Crofton Park, Honor Oak Park
SE6: Bellingham, Catford, Hither Green
SE9: Eltham, Mottingham
SE12: Grove Park, Lee
SE13: Hither Green, Lewisham
SE14: New Cross, New Cross Gate
SE15: Nunhead, Peckham
SE16: Rotherhithe, South Bermondsey, Surrey Docks
SE17: Elephant & Castle, Walworth
SE18: Plumstead, Woolwich
SE19: Crystal Palace, Upper Norwood
SE20: Anerley, Penge
SE22: East Dulwich
SE23: Forest Hill
SE24: Herne Hill
SE25: South Norwood
SE27: Tulse Hill, West Norwood
SW1: Belgravia, Pimlico, Westminster
SW2: Brixton, Streatham Hill
SW3: Brompton, Chelsea
SW5: Earl's Court
SW6: Fulham, Parson's Green
SW7: South Kensington
SW8: Nine Elms, South Lambeth
SW9: Brixton, Stockwell
SW10: West Brompton, World's End
SW11: Battersea, Clapham Junction
SW13: Barnes, Castelnau
SW14: East Sheen, Mortlake
SW15: Putney, Roehampton
SW16: Norbury, Streatham
SW18: Earlsfield, Wandsworth
SW19: Merton, Wimbledon
SW20: Raynes Park, South Wimbledon
W1: Marylebone, Mayfair, Soho
W2: Bayswater, Paddington
W9: Maida Vale, Warwick Avenue
W10: Ladbroke Grove, North Kensington
W11: Holland Park, Notting Hill
W12: Shepherd's Bush
W13: West Ealing
W14: West Kensington