Filming in the city

If you would like to film or carry out commercial stills photography on any council-owned land in Brighton & Hove, for example:

Contact our events office on 01273 293001 / 01273 292712 or fill in a filming and photography application form (PDF 233KB) or the MS word filming and photography application form (DOCX 146KB) and return it to us.

There are several areas of the city that require separate permissions. These include Brighton Pier, West Pier area, The Royal Pavilion, Brighton Marina. Our events office will be happy to provide you with contact details for these locations, or with any further advice you may need regarding filming in the city.

The council is a member of Creative England's "Film Friendly Partnership" network, welcoming filming in the city and ensuring cooperation and commitment to assist production.

If you are looking for locations, crew or facilities in Brighton and Hove, you can visit the Creative England production pages or for general enquiries about filming in the area please contact Creative England's Production Services Team on 020 83242311 or email

View of the palace pier at dusk - looking west, with sky glowing just after sunset