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Somerset Council charges fees for the use of its land and property, both interior and exterior, for filming purposes and associated unit bases

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Council land and property

Somerset Council charges fees for the use of its land and property, both interior and exterior, for filming purposes and associated unit bases.

The following fees are for guidance, precise fees to be agreed depending on disruption and requirements of Council staff time. For more information please contact us.

Crew sizeHalf day (up to 4 hours)Full day
Crew sizeSmall (up to 10 people)Half day (up to 4 hours)£250Full day£500
Crew sizeMedium (11 to 40 people)Half day (up to 4 hours)£350Full day£700
Crew sizeLarge (over 40 people)Half day (up to 4 hours)£500Full day£1000

Highways

You will need to complete the relevant application forms and get permission from the Council Highways team if your filming will have any impact on the highway including:

  • road closures
  • temporary traffic restrictions
  • traffic management
  • footway or pavement closures

Please review our Closing a road for an event page for more detail about timescales and costs, which can start at £575 for a temporary road closure. Alternatively please email our events team to discuss.

Parking

On and off-street parking spaces can be secure in support of filming. Fees are negotiated depending on requirements.

For a list and map of all the Council run, off-street car parks please visit our Car Parks directory.

Last reviewed: December 4, 2023 by Kailani

Next review due: June 4, 2024

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