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Commercial Services - Basildon Film Office

Basildon Council offers a one-stop service to assist and encourage film and TV production companies that want to film in the borough.

Image promoting Basildon Council's one-stop service specially set up to assist and encourage film and TV production companies that want to film in the borough.

Image of the Basildon for Business Brand LogoOur one-stop service will give you:

  • advice on all filming enquiries
  • professional and friendly service
  • local knowledge
  • co-ordinated support across all our services

You can rely upon us to provide excellent support before, during and after your shoot.

Apply to film in Basildon

If you are interested in using Basildon borough as a film location, please send us details of your requirements.

Film office support charges for 2020/21

We will give prices on application for filming that involves a very large crew of more than 50 people.

Small crew of 1 to 5 people

  • Administration Fee for processing licence applications: £50
  • Fee for street filming - one off: £50
  • Location fee - full day: £500 to £700 - Our full day rates may be negotiable if filming is to take place over several days.
  • Location fee - half day: £350
  • Location fee - per hour: £125

Medium crew 6 to 15 people

  • Administration Fee for processing licence applications: £100
  • Fee for street filming - one off: £125
  • Location fee - full day: £800 to £1000 - Our full day rates may be negotiable if filming is to take place over several days.
  • Location fee - half day: £450
  • Location fee - per hour: £150

Large crew 16 to 50 people

  • Administration Fee for processing licence applications: £150
  • Fee for street filming - one off: £175
  • Location fee - full day: £1100 to £2000 - Our full day rates may be negotiable if filming is to take place over several days.
  • Location fee - half day: £750
  • Location fee - per hour: £200

Filming on public roads and paths

If you wish to film on public and/or paths, or if your filming may affect them, you need to contact Essex County Council.

Easy to access and well connectedImage showing Basildon Borough transport links and proximity to London

Basildon is situated on the north bank of the River Thames immediately to the east of London. We're easy to get to and we have great transport connections, and we are also outside of the London congestion charge zone.

Whichever way you prefer to travel, getting here is simple. You can get here:

  • by road - well connected via the A13, A127 and the M25 (just 10km away)
  • by rail - just 35 minutes from central London
  • by air - there are 6 international airports within 60 minutes' drive (London City, Gatwick, Heathrow, Luton, Southend and Stanstead)
  • by sea - we have 3 international sea ports nearby

Our main town centre offices are in The Basildon Centre, see contact details bottom of page.

For further information and enquiries

For further information and enquiries about filming in Basildon, see contact details below:

Basildon Film Office

  • Address
    • Basildon Council
    • The Basildon Centre
    • St Martins Square
    • Basildon
    • United Kingdom
    • SS14 1DL
    • Essex
  • Telephone01268 533333

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