Event Insurance Services
The Stage Bus
CBA Limited
Chris Beale has been active in the entertainment and presentation industry for over 30 years. He was a founding member of SSE Hire Limited in 1983 and was director and shareholder of the company until January 2006 when he left the company to form CBA. As group hire director at SSE, Chris developed the company touring, event and presentation operations during which time the company became a leading supplier within Northern Europe.

Chris was especially instrumental in the development of the festival and event market for SSE and, at the same time he conceived, designed and developed several well-known products including the SkyHook and Teepee support towers, the Eze-tilt console stand, the acclaimed Nexo Alpha and Geo T rigging systems and the ProSignt inclinometer. Chris also presented white papers at the institute of acoustics in 2001 and 2004.
Chris Beale is internationally known for sound system design including the most challenging large-scale projects. These include:
London's Hyde Park (Party in the Park) and Finsbury park (Fleadh and Party in the Park), Leeds, Homelands, Glastonbury, Reading, T in the Park, Download, Latitude, Hi-Fi and V festivals, Plus worldwide touring for many major artists as well TV shows such as the late "Top of the Pops" and more recently Channel 4's "Transmission".

CBA is a company designed to set new standards in live audio management. Drawing from 30 years experience in the front line of the international audio hire industry, CBA is able to take a fresh and independent approach to audio design and implementation for all categories of production.

CBA offer a complete service for pa system design, installation and operation.
Premium sound systems at Glastonbury, Latitude, Reading & Leeds are all designed and installed to CBA specifications and managed throughout the events by our production staff.

Planning and preparation is at the heart of CBA service, with adequate planning and thought, great audio quality can be achieved even in the most demanding environments.

We ensure that you have the appropriate PA system, on time, on budget, properly certified and license compliant.

We value add the process of choosing event audio because in many cases we are also supplying our
CBANET portable network system. We can provide long distance wireless connectivity for audio, video and data, widening the possibilities for media installations in any environment.
Contact: Chris Beale
PO Box 4310
Stoneleigh Abbey
tel. 0207 195 2121
fax. 0791 779 7649
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