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Chris Evans Home Cinema

Q. What does the man who has spent a lifetime in the studio listen to at home? A. The world’s finest home cinema system from Steinway Lyngdorf. Chris Evans beautiful home now contains a home cinema system that outperforms any commercial cinema. Steinway systems are the only audio systems capable of satisfying musicians and those… Read more »

5 Best Home Cinema Movies 2014

2014 has seemed to demonstrate like no year before, that the box office success of any film is dictated in most part by its ability to dupe the buying public with trailers and promotional campaigns. If anybody has seen The Amazing Spider-Man 2 you’ll remember your disappointment upon realising that some of the content you’d… Read more »

The Music System

The Steinway Lyngdorf Model D Music system was playing in the walled garden next to the Castle. On arrival, many visitors thought there was live music being played beyond the walls and one couple actually left to change into evening wear as they believed there was a full orchestra in attendance. To complement the music… Read more »

The Home Theatre System

In the large Tudor Hall a 9 foot projection screen was accompanied by the world’s first all-digital home cinema system. The Steinway Model M home cinema system provides a level of fidelity and dynamics that has never been possible. A selection of movies and concert clips were shown culminating in the siege from Master &… Read more »

The Surround Sound System

The event at Leeds Castle was held to launch the new Model S music and surround systems. Utilising the exact same technology as Steinway Lyngdorfs Grand Theatre systems but with remarkably compact speakers, the Model S system is far easier to accommodate in most rooms. Whilst the power of these tiny speakers is remarkable, it… Read more »

Ferrari New Showrooms

Immediately after our Leeds Castle event we were invited to the launch of the new showrooms of The Ferrari Centre in Maidstone. This fabulous facility houses close to a 100 classic Ferrari’s including a drop top Daytona and a truly gorgeous short wheel base 250 GT. Our demonstration used the Steinway Lyngdorf Model S surround… Read more »


Kenney Jones the drummer behind the Small Faces is the owner of Hurtwood Park, one of the country’s most beautiful Polo venues. Our friends at helicopter charter business Rotormotion had challenged a rival operation to a match that was attended by hundreds of well-wishers. We were pleased to see Philip Amadeus and the Rotormotion team… Read more »

Old Trafford

The famous Lancashire Cricket Ground hosted the best in home cinema and home automation at the Essential Install road show. Kaleidescape, makers of the worlds finest music and film servers invited the Gecko team to demonstrate the very best in surround sound to accompany their new stunning wide screen compatable software. Listeners in the home… Read more »


Following our launch of the remarkable Steinway Lyngdorf Model S surround sound system at Leeds Castle, many of our guests requested we visit their homes to provide our recommendations for their music and home cinema systems. Several of these visits took us abroad including a visit to Moscow which while freezing in January was more… Read more »

Super High Definition Projection

25 years ago Gecko were installing CRT projectors for the UK’s first home cinema devotees. With the release of Sony’s remarkable new VPL-VW1000ES – the only projector available with 4 times the resolution of normal 1080p projectors – it’s finally possible to enjoy pictures in the home that are every bit as good as the… Read more »