Request to film in Guildford
Guildford and the surrounding area provide a stunning location for film makers. We have rolling Surrey countryside, historic buildings, pretty villages and cobbled high streets. There are modern townscapes and a thriving university and business park. We are home to beautiful destinations including National Trust properties and Loseley House.
We have welcomed film crews for BBC dramas, television series and films. If you want to film in Guildford, read our filming guidelines (PDF) [50KB] and our filming code of practice (PDF) [21KB] .
We ask for a fee to go towards development and maintenance programmes. Most film crews and programme makers will need input, help, support or advice from our staff.
|Council owned properties, parks|
and open spaces
|Daily rates (negotiable)|
|Features||£750 - £1,000|
|TV||£500 - £1,000|
|Documentaries/low budget||£250 - £500|
|Still photograph||£100 - £500|
|Street filming/High Street||To be discussed with Surrey County Council|
|Location fees||Cost + VAT where applicable|
|Unit bases||At cost|
|Yellow line dispensation||At cost|
|Parking meters||At cost|
|Resident parking bays||At cost|
|Suspension of pay and display bays||At cost|
|Parking fees||Cost + VAT where applicable|
An administration fee of 10% is applied on top of any costs incurred.
This is to cover officer time spent processing the filming enquiry and advice
|Film service charges||Cost + VAT where applicable|
Exempt from payment:
Students and charities
We may be able to reduce or waive these charges for student film-makers and charities.
Speak to us about filming in Guildford
Contact us by using our online support form.