Vintage Computer Hire

The Centre for Computing History has a number of vintage computers, calculators and related equipment that is available to hire as props for Film & TV production. *** PLEASE NOTE: THIS SERVICE IS TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED and it is not possible to hire items at this time. ***
Equipment is available on a daily, weekly or monthly basis and fees are negotiated per project depending on the equipment required and the hire period.
Our experts are at your disposal to offer help and advice on authenticity, aesthetics and technical issues. You can even hire an expert for on-set issues or advanced set-ups.
Whether you need old computers as props or working vintage computers for demonstrations, we can help.
We also have limited facilities for location shooting and have hosted film crews from Raw TV and ITV Local.
Past Clients Include :
  • BBC TV - Watchdog
  • Raw Television - Brits that Made the Modern World
  • ITV Local
  • Talkback Thames - The IT Crowd
  • BBC News
  • BBC 4 - Electric Dreams
  • Channel 5's - The Gadget Show (North One Television)
  • The Gamma Project
  • Wall to Wall Television
Past Customers
Raw Television
ITV Local News
Simon Greene Associates
The Gadget Show
Wall to Wall Television
North One Television
The IT Crowd
Jason Bradbury & Sinclair Spectrum on the Gadget Show
Shooting an Interview at the Computer Museum
Peter Snow, TV Presenter at the Computer Museum 
Please note that not all of these computers are available to hire as props.
We also hire old computers for plays, staged events, shows, displays or any other event. Please contact us to discuss your computer props requirements.

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