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/locations/ (opens new window).
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.
Apply to suspend a parking bay
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:
- has 11 stages, 8 at the main site and 3 at TBY2, its premium facility which opened in 2022 and offers fully soundproofed space
- has more than 35,000 square feet of furnished production offices, 5000 square feet of green screen and ample ancillary workspaces
- has a large back lot plus a hub of creative on site businesses offering production related services
- is 15 minutes' drive from Bristol city centre and 2 hours from London