Permissions and Liaison

If you are filming in locations managed by Bristol City Council, you will require a permit from us*. To make the process as simple as possible, we use FilmApp, an online permit system.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR A FILMING PERMIT

*Please note that Bristol Film Office will be introducing a new fee schedule from 18th April 2017. More information is available here.*

Locations we manage include:

  • City Docks & Harbourside (Baltic Wharf, Underfall Yard, Redcliffe Wharf & Caves)
  • Parks (The Downs, Brandon Hill, St Georges Park, Castle Park, Greville Smyth Park, Troopers Hill, Hengrove)
  • Highways (Residential Streets, Non-Residential Streets, Pavements, Motorways)  
  • Centre Spaces (Queen Square, Centre Prom, College Green)
  • Markets (St Nicholas' Market)
  • Museums (BMAG, Georgian House, M Shed, Red Lodge, Blaise Museum)
  • Estates (Ashton Court, Blaise, Stoke Park, Oldbury Court)
  • Libraries (Central Library, J3)
  • The Bristol Collection (City Hall, Mansion House, Register Office, Pavilion, Engine Shed)
  • Car Parks (Trenchard Street, West End, College Street, Temple Gate, The Grove) 
  • Crematoria & Cemeteries  (Canford, South Bristol, Greenbank, Avonview, Henbury, Brislington) 

To enquire about filming in our neighbouring authorities please refer to the following contacts:

   

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*Professional 'news' crews are not usually required to obtain a filming permit for filming at council-managed outdoor spaces (highways, parks, docks, etc.). In general, the same applies to journalism students. There are, however certain exceptions