FilmFixer manages filming for 14 London Boroughs and seven district councils in Suffolk. To apply to film at a council owned property in one of these boroughs, please find more information and links below.
FilmFixer also manages a wide-range of private locations including Lee Valley Regional Park Authority, The Peabody Trust, Butlers Wharf and Potters Fields Park. To apply to film at one of our private locations, please see our dedicated page here.
Made by filmmakers for filmmakers. FilmApp is the global industry standard in online film permitting, used by the majority of London Boroughs to process their filming applications. To find out more please visit the Apply4 website.
Applications to FilmFixer London boroughs
|Barnet is a hilly, suburban borough in North London where leafy streets and green spaces are never far away. The borough boasts the second highest tree population in London and has a 200-strong catalogue of parks, nature reserves and open spaces. Unique locations such as the Finchley Mortuary and Finchley Lido give the borough an extra draw beyond its green credentials.|
Bexley is a borough that is well-known for its array of historic sites and beauty spots. Located on the South East edge of London, it is home to ancient abbey ruins and beautiful Tudor mansions. Add that to its contemporary, pedestrianised town centre and collection of impressive, urban backdrops, you have a borough that offers something for everyone.
Bromley is the largest borough in Greater London by area and sits at the most South-Eastern point of the capital. Thanks to its Metropolitan Green Belt status, the borough offers some of the most impressive green spaces and rural backdrops in the city. Beckenham, Orpington, Chislehurst and Penge are just some of the well-known areas within Bromley, all with their unique character and array of filming locations.
Filmmakers come to Camden time and time again due to its central location, variety of outstanding architecture and film-friendly council services.
From the beautiful Georgian and Victorian streets of Bloomsbury and Holborn in the south, to the Brutalist architecture in the north; from the trendy streets of Camden Town, to the quaint little country cottages of Hampstead and Highgate.
|The borough of Croydon is set to be the London Borough of Culture 2023. It is also home to one of the largest commercial districts outside of Central London. Its bustling central streets are uniquely serviced by the Tramlink light railway system and its alleyways and markets provide excellent opportunities for street-filming.|
|Haringey is one of London’s most diverse boroughs and is home to an array of film-ready locations from Crouch End to Highgate to Muswell Hill. The borough is home to the highly versatile Finsbury Park and features a number of the city’s most photographed locations including the groundbreaking new Tottenham Hotspur stadium, external views of which can be captured from the surrounding public highways.|
|The London Borough of Havering lies to the East of London. The borough is mainly suburban, with Romford, Hornchurch, Upminster and Rainham making up its main communities. Havering also boasts large areas of protected open space as well as the London Riverside redevelopment area of the Thames Gateway to the south.|
|The London Borough of Hounslow is in West London and is well connected to the centre of the city by train and tube. It is a diverse and varied borough, with locations ranging from suburban streets to metropolitan centres and open green spaces.|
|Islington is one of London’s most picturesque boroughs and is a cultural hub for fashion and off-West End theatre as well as the home of Arsenal F.C. With districts such as Angel, Clerkenwell, Farringdon and Shoreditch, it has been recognised by the film industry as one of the most efficient boroughs for filming with a film-friendly council.|
|Kingston is one of the most picturesque boroughs in London thanks to its rich history and riverside setting. It provides rural charm and peaceful suburban backdrops, all well within the M25.|
|Lambeth is one of London’s most central boroughs and as such is one of its most vibrant, diverse and eclectic. The geographical centre of London lies within Lambeth and the borough boasts some of the most iconic views in the whole city including views of Westminster from across the Thames.|
|The London Borough of Lewisham is set to be the London Borough of Culture 2021. It sits to the South East of the city and is home to a huge spectrum of open green spaces, historical sites, and urban High Streets and estates. It is a popular for all manner of filming and photography.|
|Redbridge is a thriving, vibrant borough in a great world city. We make sure film makers respect the people who live and work here. We also negotiate to ensure the community benefits fully from the advantages of filming here.|
|Southwark is one of London’s most historic boroughs and is home to a distinctive, vibrant and diverse population. It has been recognised by the film industry as one of the most efficient and accommodating boroughs for filming.|
Applications to Suffolk
|Screen Suffolk is the official film office for Suffolk, representing all seven District Councils and Suffolk County Council. Screen Suffolk offers a ‘one-stop’ film service, from initial enquiry through to crew sourcing and permitting.|