UK Sales: 0191 418 1122         International: +44 191 418 1133

  • Next day delivery
  • Free standard UK delivery
    on all orders over £100
  • Industry leading
    customer service
  • Free technical support
    from our team of experts

Canford sponsor RTS award

Royal Television Society

Canford sponsored the craft award for audio at the Royal Television Society (RTS) recent annual awards ceremony, the largest UK event of its kind outside London. We have been a sponsor of The RTS North East & Borders Centre awards for many years and it is with great pleasure we can announce this years winner as Peter Groom of Dene Films. The award was presented to Peter by our CEO Chas Kennedy at the ceremony held at The Sage Gateshead on February 23rd.

Peter won the award for his work on the commercial, ‘Looking’, for South Tyneside Council and the TV film ‘The Conkerers’. The judges said “Peter’s sound design was considered an essential part of the impact of two productions which featured highly in the 2007 Awards.”

Although now established as a manufacturer and distributor of a diverse range of audio, video, data, power and comms products, Canford’s founders came from careers in radio with an obvious focus on audio, so it’s not surprising that Canford have been a long-time and proud sponsor of this audio craft award.

Peter began his career at almost exactly the same time Canford was founded over 30 years ago. It transpires that he was one of our first customers and remembers collecting ¼” splicing tape from us at our original site in Ryton. It has brought smiles to several faces and seemed even more appropriate that we should have been the company presenting him his award.

Latest stories

  • Review: Sennheiser XS Wireless Digital

    Review: Sennheiser XS Wireless Digital

    We took some time out to review the all-new XS Wireless Digital radio mic series from Sennheiser.

  • Canford on tour

    Canford on tour

    Although Canford is better known as a manufacturer and distributor of quality pro audio and video products to the broadcast, AV, theatre and education markets it has in recent years also begun to develop an increasingly strong reputation as a supplier of choice for the booming live touring industry.

  • Neil Spencer 35 years service

    Neil Spencer 35 years service

    We’re celebrating with Neil Spencer today who’s been with us for an impressive 35 years!!!

  • Adlib turn to Canford for custom metal work

    Adlib turn to Canford for custom metal work

    Adlib are one of the UK’s longest established technical production companies which serves the event industry around the world.