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Covid-19 - Keeping Your Production Running
Date: 17th March 2020

With high profile productions such as Mission Impossible postponing filming, it is apparent that the spread of the Coronavirus is set to hit the entertainment industry. The Hollywood Reporter estimates that $5 billion has already been lost from diminished box office revenue and impacted production*. Whilst there isn’t much you can do in self-isolation, there are still precautions and contingencies you can take.

Hygiene on set

Due to the close physical nature of filming, the best advice ...

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Celebrating Women Location Managers
Date: 8th March 2020

Words by Emma Plimmer, Founder Locality.

This International Women’s Day Locality wants to celebrate the achievement of women within the location department: the Location Managers, Supervising Location Managers, Location Scouts, Unit Managers and Researchers we love to work with!

Ladies you make up just under 25% of the location department in the UK. That’s a lot better than it was 20 years ago, but why is this figure not higher and what experiences have other women had?

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Location ideas for your next Photoshoot

When it comes to finding the ideal photoshoot location, Locality can find the perfect setting to match your brief. Our extensive library and experienced agents work to turn your vision into reality.

We list three location categories to consider on your next photo-shoot.

Industrial

Industrial buildings are a sought-after choice for all types of photoshoots. A modern polished warehouse conjures an image of a finished untouched product. This works well for car manufacturers as the vehicle remain...

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Amber and Ovie on Location with Just Eat

Locality recently helped Just Eat find the perfect home for filming their latest advert.Former Love Island contestants Amber and Ovie settled into one of our stunning modern family homes to watch the latest Love Island.

The modern and exceptionally well-decorated property boasts six bedrooms and six receptions rooms. Situated in Richmond with off-street parking it makes it the ideal home for production needs.

Check out more images and information on location: 4143

See the advert and look out...

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Finding the Right Production Office Space

Very large production offices outside of city centres can offer much more space such as this 100,00 sq ft warehouse, just 30 miles outside London. REF: 1589

When looking for production space there are some key considerations;

Location

If the entire production is being housed in one building, consider hiring a cheaper location outside of the city centres where space costs are premium. However, if you are filming on location outside of the production office you will want to be situated close ...

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Baby it's Cold Outside - Natural England Filming Locations

Stay in the warm whilst we find your next winter landscape. We have picked some of our favourite winter scenes from our Natural England sites across the country. Whether you are looking for woodland, coastline or heathland, Locality is here to help.

The UK's Oldest Yew Trees at Kingley Vale (West Sussex)

Kingley Vale National Nature Reserve contains the oldest Yew trees in the UK. It also has superb chalk grassland and is one of the most important archaeological sites in southern England wit...

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Ainsdale Natural England War of the Worlds
From Mars to Merseyside. War of the Worlds in Natural England’s Ainsdale Sand Dunes.
Date: 10th December 2019
Tags: Feature film locations, TV Drama Locations

Credit: BBC & Milk Publicity

When we were approached by the BBC asking for assistance finding a rural setting for the Victorian sci-fi drama War of the Worlds, we were able to provide the perfect location to suit their needs. With a mixture of woodland, open spaces and water, the Ainsdale Sand Dunes was a natural fit.

Although there would be CGI, a lot of the effects were filmed live and required the freedom to create craters and make explosions. Working with Natural England, the fires ...

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Christmas Underground - Cardi B and Pepsi

Pepsi and Cardi B have collaborated to release this dazzling Christmas advert:

Filmed at an underground theatre, Islington. An exclusive location to Locality, the venue has been previously used for Agent Provocateur and TV series Luther.

Filmed over two days, the incredible unused theatre space was transformed into a glittery Christmas workshop (Cardi’s Twerk Shop!) where elves busied themselves turning Pepsi into money.

The venue was dressed with Christmas trees, fairy lights and it e...

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Batman Mythos New Series

Pennyworth – The latest instalment in the Batman mythos hits UK screens in October 2019. Following a much younger iteration of everyone’s favourite butler as he makes his way through the seedy underbelly of 1950s London.

The Locality team were over-the-moon to work on the project with the production team, arranging for them to access the gloriously gritty spaces of LOC3253. These cavernous rooms, and rusted staircases are the perfect accompaniment for building tension, with deep s...

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Seaside film & photoshoot locations
Date: 5th June 2019

If you are looking to film by the seaside or in need of an amazing beach house for a summer photoshoot we have lots of fantastic locations.

Seaside Esplanade

New this week we have these beautiful Victorian shelters on a beach side esplanade in Portsmouth, Hampshire, just 90 minutes from London. Ideal place to eat your fish and chips looking out across the stony beach and sea.

LOC4170 - Find out more here...

Beach Houses

Stunning beach house with private walled beach garden (East Presto...

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Emma Bunton - You're All I Need to Get By (feat. Jade Jones) Music Video
Date: 13th May 2019
Tags: Music video locations

Great to see Emma Bunton back with this cute song "You're all I need to get by" featuring her husband Jade Jones. We were only too happy to help production source this fabulous retro house to fit this brief. I think you will agree that Emma looks stunning!

Production selected LOC2313 from our collection of retro houses built in the 1960's and 1970's. See our collection here...

We have posted some pictures and the Emma Bunton music video below so you can see LOC2313 in action.

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Weird, wonderful and unusual locations for filming, photoshoots and events.
Date: 9th May 2019

We have a massive collection of unusual filming & event locations in London and United Kingdom. We have lots of fantastic Npower and Thames Water sites so if its a power station, pump house or sewage treatment plant you are after then you have come to the right place. We have lots of industrial kitchens, warehouses, reservoirs and wonderful industrial backdrops, scrapyards & wasteland locations. If you would like to film a music video in a nuclear underground bunker or a film at sea w...

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Going Underground

Secret hidden filming locations that hide beneath the surface. Here at Locality Online we would like to share with you the locations that are undercover in Britain!

We all know what it’s like to be rushing to work in a swarm of people during our everyday routine. It is hard in that frame of mind to stop and imagine that underneath the thousands of footprints and the busy roads, lie beautiful hidden locations, steeped in history.

These underground filming locations are breath taking an...

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BBC Drama Baptiste
Date: 25th March 2019
Tags: TV Drama Locations

Locality organised filming in Co-op supermarket - Moat Sole Road, Sandwich for BBC Drama Baptiste.

For more information on how to film in Co-op supermarkets please contact a member of our team.

 

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Fisherman's Friends Feature Film
Date: 15th March 2019
Tags: Feature film locations

Today saw the release of the fantastic film Fisherman's Friends and we are excited to share that Locality were part of the location hire for this.

The Fisherman's Friends film documents the true story of a group of Cornish fishermen who's wonderful singing lead them to a music record deal with Universal Records. Directed by Chris Foggin and staring Daniel Mays and James Purefoy.

Locality online organised a quirky traditional pub for this filming. Be sure to keep your eyes peeled for it when ...

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Killing Eve Film Locations - UK
Date: 16th January 2019
Tags: TV Drama Locations

Locality organise ‘Safe house’ for mole Frank in BBC series Killing Eve.

After the thrilling first season of the gripping BBC series “Killing Eve,” viewers were left waiting with baited breath for a second season. We will try not to give too many spoilers away for those yet to watch what viewers got to experience, but *SPOILER ALERT* if you have had the pleasure of witnessing the gruesome murders from the cold blooded assassin Villanelle’s (Oksana), you would ha...

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Solo: A Star Wars Story
Date: 10th October 2018
Tags: Feature film locations

We could not be more excited to finally announce that one of our exclusive locations was used in the spectacular film, Solo: A Star Wars Story.

The location used is a completely unique disused power station featuring a brilliant glass roof that floods the huge turbine hall with light, show-casing the multitude of pipes and machinery. This site is located in Southampton, which meant it was a fantastic opportunity to bring some more filming down to the South coast.

If you have not already seen

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Jorja Smith | On Your Own
Date: 25th September 2018
Tags: Music video locations

Who else is completely obsessed with Jorja Smith? Her music video for On Your Own was filmed at one of our residential locations and we could not be more excited!

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For more information email us at [email protected]

 

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Eve of Man | Book Trailer
Date: 11th June 2018
Tags: Online content locations, Advertising locations

Check out this awesome trailer for the new book trilogy “Eve of Man” by Giovanna Fletcher and Tom Fletcher. The location that was used for this is an amazing bunker style space in Richmond, London.

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For more information please email us at [email protected]

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Volkswagen Commercial

Take a look at this hilarious Volkswagen commercial which was shot at one of our great locations.

Click here to view the location listing.

For more information email us at [email protected] 

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River Island | Everyday Heroes

Check out this online video from River Island that showcases some of their seasonal fashion. This video was filmed at one of our residential locations, a beautiful 5 bedroom Victorian terrace house. The house is decorated in a mix of colours, wallpapers and exposed brickwork lending a vintage, romantic feel.

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Click here for a link to River Island’s website…

For more information please email us at [email protected]

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Matt Terry | Try
Date: 22nd March 2018
Tags: Music video locations

If you haven’t already then check out this music video from the 2016 X Factor winner Matt Terry, featuring Love Island star, Montana Brown! This was filmed in one of our loft locations, which is a 3,500 sq.ft self contained unit spread out over three floors.

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If you would like to enquire about this location, email us at [email protected]

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Tom Misch | Water Baby
Date: 2nd March 2018
Tags: Music video locations

Have you seen the music video for Tom Misch’s amazing song “Water Baby”? Part of the video was shot at one of our derelict house locations! This location boasts beautiful textured walls, wooden floors and plenty of exposed wood and brick.

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If you would like to enquire about the derelict house location used in this video, email us at [email protected]

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BBC | Attenborough and the Sea Dragon

Who else caught Attenborough and the Sea Dragon on BBC One? Below is a clip where Sir David Attenborough went fossil hunting on the Jurassic coast, specifically Monmouth Beach in Lyme Regis. This is just one of the beautiful Natural England sites we represent exclusively for filming and photographic enquiries.

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If you would like to enquire about using a Natural England site for a film/photographic shoot, please email us at [email protected]

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Elderbrook | Good Times
Date: 1st January 2018
Tags: Music video locations

Check out this amazing music video that was filmed at one of our warehouse locations!

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For more information email us at [email protected]

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Glamour Magazine | Kate Winslet

Have you seen Glamour Magazine’s stunning photographs of the beautiful Kate Winslet? These were shot at one of our unique locations which boasts a variety of period buildings from Medieval to 1940’s, set across acres of pastures and woodland.

Click here to see the full article on Glamour Magazine’s website, which includes a great interview with Kate Winslet.

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For more information email us at [email protected]

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Duracell Advert | Star Wars
Date: 13th November 2017
Tags: TV commercial locations, Advertising locations

Duracell have teamed up with Star Wars to produce some really amazing content. The advert below was filmed at one of our very popular residential houses, which combines contemporary design with tradition features. This property is light and open plan, with a beautiful living/kitchen area. Check it out in the video below!

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For more information email us at [email protected]

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The Loss Foundation - Virtual Reality Campaign
Date: 31st October 2017
Tags: Charity filming locations

Here is a 360 degree film for The Loss Foundation’s campaign, The Reality of Loss. With the use of virtual reality technology, the viewer witness a person’s life before and after the loss of a loved one. The story highlights the importance of providing support to someone struggling with grief.

Click here to view the residential property used in the film.

If you would like to enquire about this property then please email us at [email protected]

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Ghostpoet - Immigrant Boogie
Date: 24th October 2017
Tags: Music video locations

Have you checked out Ghostpoet’s music video for Immigrant Boogie? The beach scenes were filmed at Teesmouth National Nature Reserve, which is just one of the beautiful Natural England sites we represent exclusively for filming and photographic enquiries.

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If you would like to enquire about using a Natural England site for a film/photographic shoot, please email us at [email protected]

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Charity Shoot - Diabetes Lottery

Check out this Diabetes lottery advert which was filmed at one of our unique locations!

 

A historic venue with five flexible spaces – grand McNamara (where this was filmed), Presidential suite and several smaller suites with full catering kitchen and bars.

Click here for location listing…

For more information email us at [email protected]

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BBC One - The Child In Time
Date: 22nd September 2017
Tags: TV Drama Locations

Who else is going to be watching the BBC’s adaptation of Ian McEwan’s The Child In Time on Sunday 24th September? Starring the one and only Benedict Cumberbatch.

One scene was filmed in a Co-op store, which we represent exclusively for filming and photographic enquiries. Sunday, 9pm, BBC One, don’t miss it.

If you would like to enquire about using a Co-op store, email us at [email protected]

Click here to find a film friendly store on our website.

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Jack Savoretti - We are bound
Date: 22nd August 2017
Tags: Music video locations

Here is a another really cool music video that was filmed at one of our exclusive locations!

This is an underground concrete theatre which is an incredibly versatile film or event location.

Please click here for the location listing.

For more information please email us at [email protected]

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ILYAA - Singularity Ft. Marie Meyer
Date: 18th August 2017
Tags: Music video locations

Check out the music video for ILYAA’s song “Singularity” featuring Marie Meyer.

This was filmed at one of our disused multi-storey car parks. The location has had minimal set dressing for the video, which we think highlights the beauty in the simplicity of the raw, concrete space. This location has three floors available for hire, which includes the funky pink zone seen at 1:58 in the video. In addition, the video features beautifully composed shots from the car park roof, ...

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Marie Curie Online Video
Date: 3rd August 2017
Tags: Online content locations

Here is a very touching Marie Curie video filmed at one of our locations. Take a look!

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For more information email us at [email protected]

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Asda - Easter Egg Hunt
Date: 20th July 2017
Tags: TV commercial locations, Advertising locations

Check out these fun little online videos Asda released for Easter! These were shot at another one of our versatile residential locations.

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For more information email us at [email protected]

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Salen - Heartbreak Diet
Date: 12th July 2017
Tags: Music video locations

A super cool music video that was shot at one of our unique residential locations. See below!

 

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For more information email us at [email protected]

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JusRol Viral Adverts
Date: 16th May 2017
Tags: Online content locations

If you like getting creative in the kitchen with JusRol pastry then these are for you. They were filmed at one of our beautiful residential locations. And not a soggy bottom in sight!

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For more information email us at [email protected]

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Yorkshire Tea Viral Advert
Date: 4th May 2017
Tags: Online content locations

Put your feet up, make a proper brew and watch this Yorkshire Tea viral advert. This was filmed at one of our many office locations.

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For more information email us at [email protected]

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No Added Sugar SS17 Look Book
Date: 11th April 2017
Tags: Fashion filming and photoshoot locations

One of our unique apartment locations has been used for a No Added Sugar SS17 Look Book photoshoot. Have a look at the images below!

Click here to view the location listing.

For more information email us at [email protected]

 

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YouTube Rewind
Date: 21st March 2017
Tags: Online content locations

One of our amazing locations was used for the YouTube Rewind: The Ultimate 2016 Challenge video. The compilation video celebrates trends, videos and the people in the YouTube community during 2016. Take a look below…

Click here to take a look at the location

For more information email us at [email protected]

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Alex Maxwell - Signs Music Video
Date: 4th January 2017
Tags: Music video locations

The gorgeous Alex Maxwell released the awesome music video for ‘Signs’ back in December. Take a look below at the awesome video, filmed at our favourite location.

Click here to view the location or email us at [email protected] for more information.

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Housefull 3
Date: 8th November 2016
Tags: Light Entertainment - TV filming locations

Check out the hilarious trailer for Housefull 3 which used one of our locations.

Click here to take a look at the stunning mansion.

Email us for more information – [email protected]

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Buzzfeed - Stage's Of A Girls Night In
Date: 26th September 2016
Tags: Online content locations

Buzzfeed collaborated with McVitie’s to create this hilarious video, which was filmed at one of our locations.

 

Click here to look at the location (ref 2967)

Email us at [email protected] for more info

 

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Puma X Krept and Konan

Check out Footasylum’s viral ad, with Puma X Krept and Konan. The footage was filmed at our exclusive location and highlights the amazing angles at this brutalist venue.

 

Click here to take a look at our exclusive location!

Email us for more info at [email protected]

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Samsung Galaxy S7

Take a look at these stunning photos taken at two of our locations. The images were captured on the Samsung Galaxy S7. (click here to read more)

Location reference 2491

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XOV - Don't Talk To Me
Date: 17th May 2016
Tags: Music video locations

Check out the XOV – DTTM music video, filmed at our all time favourite location…

Click here to take a look at the unique location. 

Email us for more info – [email protected]

 

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Albert Bartlett commercials at our supermarkets
Date: 10th May 2016
Tags: TV commercial locations, Advertising locations

Need a supermarket for filming? We can source this for you!

Take a look at the Albert Bartlett Frozen commercial, filmed at one of the stores…

 

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Red Bull and Puma

Daniel Ricciardo and Daniil Kvyat hit the treadmills for some training ahead of Formula 1. Check out the video below, filmed at one of one of our favourite locations…

Take a look at the warehouse – www.localityonline.com/location/reference/1073

Email us for more info at [email protected]

 

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Miike Snow at LOC2051
Date: 18th March 2016
Tags: Music video locations

Take a look at the ‘Miike Snow – Genghis Khan’ official music video which was filmed at one of our locations.

Location reference: 2051

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Lazy Oaf photoshoot locations
Date: 4th November 2015

Check out the Lazy Oaf photoshoot at our location…

 

http://www.localityonline.com/location/reference/2263

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Discover the new Audi-R8 at one of our locations

The preview for the all-new Audi-R8 was filmed at our location (ref: 574). Take a look at the car below…

Email us at [email protected] or take a look at more of our locations here!

 

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Residential Homes for Christmas Commercials
Date: 8th September 2015
Tags: TV commercial locations, Advertising locations

We have many residential houses suitable for filming Christmas commercials, just like these cute 2014 idents for the French television channel FR2 filmed at LOC2403.

Take a look at more of our residential locations here!

For more info email us at [email protected]

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Humans Filming Locations

We’re all geared up here at Locality for the premiere of the new series Humans, which is based on the Swedish series Real Humans. The show is set in a parallel present, where you can buy your own ‘Persona Synth’ robot, to help out with daily chores and family activities.

Channel 4 have teamed up with Kudos (Broadchurch, Hustle) and AMC (Breaking Bad, Madmen) to create this eerie sci-fi drama. They have gone all out with their marketing; advertising ‘Persona Synthetics...

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Rimmel London #GlossyDebate

The #GlossyDebate viral ad with Billie JD Porter & Zoe London was filmed at one of our locations.

 

Location Reference: 2331

View all of our locations here

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Event Spaces
Date: 7th April 2015

We have a variety of multifunctional event spaces which can be booked out for fashion week, product launches, private functions etc.

See all of our event spaces here!

From left to right:

2639 / 2737 / 644

2765 / 2654 / 2112 / 2062

1430 / 2559 / 2572

For more info, email us at [email protected]

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Nike X Sacai

Last week, NikeLab and sacai launched their new collaboration at one of our locations. We managed to take a few snaps but check out the Dazed & Confused review and exclusive video here!

You can see all our locations here or email us at [email protected]

 

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'More Tales From Northumberland' at Lindisfarne Beach

The Viking Reenactors features tonight on ‘More Tales From Northumberland’ on ITV. One of Natural England’s sites was used in the episode, which we look after for filming and photography.

Check out more Natural England locations here!

Email us at [email protected] for more info!

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'Drunk History' Continues
Date: 4th March 2015
Tags: Light Entertainment - TV filming locations

Our locations were used for Drunk History which continues on Comedy Central (Mondays at 10:30pm). The show involves a bunch of comedians, getting drunk and telling tales of history! What could be better?

Here’s a couple of clips from previous shows filmed at Location Ref: 2542 and Location Ref:1657…

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Jungle ‘Julia’ Music Video
Date: 13th February 2015
Tags: Music video locations

Check out Jungle’s new music video, which was filmed at our amazing underground theatre!

Check out the underground theatre location here!

 

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Date: 29th January 2015
Tags: TV Drama Locations

The wait is over. Tonight sees the premiere of Fortitude on Sky Atlantic. Stanley Tucci, Christopher Eccleston, Sofie Grabol and Richard Dormer (to name a few) star in this new thriller set in an arctic town.

One of our Hackney loft apartments was used in the series. Watching the show, you can see just how versatile our film locations can be…

Email us for information and enquires at [email protected]

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Mr Selfridge Returns

At long last… Mr Selfridge is back to join us for our Sunday evenings in, and one of our beautiful houses was used as Miss Mardle’s home.

For more information or enquiries, email us at [email protected]

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Magalie – ‘Love Criminal’ Music Video
Date: 23rd January 2015
Tags: Music video locations

The beautiful and talented Magalie, filmed her music video for ‘Love Criminal’ at one of our locations. This Paris born singer is definitely one to look out for in 2015!

Check out our locations at www.localityonline.com

For more information email us at [email protected]

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FreshBe #LiveBeyondLimits

The FreshBe commercial was filmed at one of our locations. Check it out below…

www.localityonline.com/location/reference/2768

Take a look at our other locations here

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Babylon
Date: 21st December 2014
Tags: TV Drama Locations

We’ve helped out with a few of the locations for the fantastic Channel 4 series, Babylon!

 

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Paddington Bear Movie
Date: 18th December 2014
Tags: Feature film locations

If you haven’t done already, get yourself down to see the Paddington Bear Movie! Our beautiful underground reservoir was used in the film, see the trailer below.

View the location here.

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Agent Provocateur Shoot

Agent Provocateur’s new swimwear collection was shot at one of our beautiful hotels.

http://www.agentprovocateur.com/beach.html

Check out all of our hotel locations here – http://www.localityonline.com/location-category/hotels

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Alexander Wang x H&M Location!

Alexander Wang has teamed up with H&M to create a new collection. See the incredible viral ad below, which was filmed at one of our locations!

Visit our website to see our locations – www.localityonline.com

Email us for more info – [email protected]

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Simple Minds – Music Video Location
Date: 20th October 2014
Tags: Music video locations

Simple Minds will be releasing their first album of new material in 5 years.’Big Music’ will be released on November 3rd. See their new music video for ‘ Honest Town’ filmed at one of our locations below.

Visit our site to view all of our locations – www.localityonline.com

Email us for more info – [email protected]

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KTM FREERIDE E – Electric Motorbike At Our Location

Check out this amazing video of the brand new KTM FREERIDE E with Danny MacAskill and Jonny Walker. Filmed at one of our locations!

Email us for more info – [email protected]

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‘Before I Go To Sleep’ – Location
Date: 10th September 2014
Tags: Feature film locations

‘Before I Go To Sleep’ has just been released and we can’t wait to see it! Our location ref: 2269 was used during the film!

In cinemas September 5th - Starring Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth & Mark Strong, Before I Go To Sleep is a psychological thriller based on the worldwide best-selling novel about a woman who wakes up every day remembering nothing - the result of a traumatic accident in her past - until one day, new terrifying truths emerge that force her to question e...

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