Apply for filming permission, find locations and facilities, request parking suspension.
Permissions and cost
You should contact the Bristol Film Office and apply for a filming permit Go to http://filmbristol.co.uk/homepage/filming-permission/ (opens new window) before you start planning to film on any Bristol City Council managed locations.
Check the Charges and Payments page Go to http://filmbristol.co.uk/homepage/filming-permission/charges-payments/ (opens new window) for information about the costs of filming in Bristol.
The Bristol Film Office can assist with finding locations Go to http://filmbristol.co.uk/homepage/filming-permission/locations/ (opens new window) and has a crew and facilities database Go to http://filmbristol.co.uk/homepage/filming-permission/crew-facilities/ (opens new window) to help you find Film and TV services or general contacts such as:
- Casting agencies
- Props and equipment
- Transport companies
- Post-production facilities
Request a parking suspension
We can block some on-street parking and car park bays for you.
The Bristol Film Office details the different types of parking suspensions Go to http://filmbristol.co.uk/homepage/filming-permission/parking-suspension/ (opens new window) we have and their cost.
You must allow three working days for your application to be processed. We won't contact you to tell you your application has been approved; we'll only contact you if we need more information.
The Bottle Yard Studios
The Bottle Yard Studios Go to http://www.thebottleyard.com/ (opens new window) in Hengrove is the largest film and TV production facility in the West of England.
The Bottle Yard Studios is:
- 300,000 square feet of flexible production space including green screen, large back lot and extensive parking
- equipped with production offices, dressing rooms plus a hub of creative on-site tenants
- 15 minutes drive from Bristol city centre and two hours from London