Filming in Sutton

Opportunity Sutton

020 8770 5000 | Opportunitysutton@sutton.gov.uk

 

Currently Opportunity Sutton is organising any film productions in the borough on Council property. 

Please consult directly with the owners for any film productions on locations not owned by the Council.

 

Please find a draft template of our terms and conditions here. This must be agreed to before any applications are approved.

To apply to film in Sutton, please complete the application form found here. Once complete, please send the completed copy to opportunitysutton@sutton.gov.uk

For all productions, Opportunity Sutton will require a risk assessment to be completed, and a copy of your public liability insurance certificate covering at least £5,000,000.

Please send these documents to opportunitysutton@sutton.gov.uk.

 

Fees and lead times

All fees are non-negotiable.

Misc. Fees

Notices of No Objection upon request and upon review of production details:

£60 flat fee.

Lead time: 5 working days.

 

Cancellation Fee:

All costs incurred up to time of cancellation

 

Late application charges:

No charge. Late applications may not be accepted.

 

Classification

From here onward “Crew” refers to all personnel involved with the production including but not limited to crew, cast, extras, Traffic Management officers, security etc.

 

Small crew (1-9 crew members)

Medium crew (10-19 crew members)

Large crew (20+ crew members)

Filming - On-street Filming

One off Admin - Street FilmingCost
Small & Medium crew
admin (<21 people)
£40
Large crew admin (21+ people)£125
Charity admin£15
Student admin£15
A street filming admin fee is charged when production filming takes place on Sutton's streets.

Please note additional fees may be charged by Housing Associations.

 

Filming in Parks

Filming in parks around the borough is subject to on-street filming prices, however the lead time is 20 working days due to more required permissions.

 

Filming - At Location Filming

Location FeesCostLead time
One off admin fee - Location£125 per locationN/A
Small crew - Photography£55 per hour10 working days.
Small crew film - Up to one hour£15510 working days.
Small crew film - Up to four hours£35010 working days.
Small crew film - Full day£500-70010 working days.
Medium crew film - Up to four hours£40010 working days.
Medium crew film - Full day£800-100010 working days.
Large crew - Photography£100-150 per hour10 working days.
Large crew film - Up to four hours£1000-150010 working days.
Large crew film - Full day£1250-200010 working days.
Unit Base - Upon application approval£700-1500 per day20 working days.
Drone FilmingPOA20 working days.
Site Visit£12510 working days.
When productions film at a LBS owned Location a one-off location admin fee is charged.

 

The fee brackets relate to the impact the filming will have on the location.

 

If you wish to book a location in the borough which is not Council property, please directly contact the owner.

 

Once we have given initial approval your filming, please apply directly for any licences you require. Please note, these may have a longer lead time than those given above and we cannot guarantee approval.

 

 

Highways Fees

 

For all Highways related services please visit the Council’s website links listed below and apply directly.

 

Licenses

For information regarding licence charges, please visit the Council’s website here. If you have any further queries please contact opportunitysutton@sutton.gov.uk or Licensing@sutton.gov.uk.  

 

Temporary Traffic Restrictions

For information regarding temporary traffic restrictions, please visit the Council’s website here. If you have any further queries please email opportunitysutton@sutton.gov.uk.

 

To apply for road closure by Order or Notice please follow the guidance found here.

 

Parking

For information regarding parking bay suspensions and parking dispensations, please visit the Council’s website here. If you have any further queries please email both opportunitysutton@sutton.gov.uk and parking.enquiries@sutton.gov.uk.

 

If you wish to book parking bay suspension please download and complete the form here, and then send the completed form to opportunitysutton@sutton.gov.uk and parking.enquiries@sutton.gov.uk.

 

If you wish to book parking dispensation please download and complete the form found here, and then send the completed form to opportunitysutton@sutton.gov.uk and parking.enquiries@sutton.gov.uk.