Kent Highway Services
If you apply to the Kent Film Office for a filming Permit, we shall automatically contact the Kent Highways Officer in charge of the area(s) you are filming in and seek permission. Please do not contact Kent County Council highways directly, as they will re-direct you back to us.
If you apply to the Kent Film Office for a filming permit, we shall automatically contact the Kent Police Officer in charge of the area(s) you are filming in and seek permission.
If you need to contact Kent Police for any filming related permits such as weapons use, crime scenes staging, police livery etc. please apply for a Permit and we will seek their consent on your behalf.
Unless there is an emergency, please do not contact Kent Police for filming enquiries directly as they will only direct you back to us.
Accident And Emergency Services
Traffic Management Companies
We will be happy to work with your chosen Traffic Management company but we have listed below a couple that have registered with the Kent Film Office as working locally in the Kent & Medway areas:
Action Traffic Management
For more information contact them on 07897610970 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
On Set Traffic Management
For more information contact them on 07946151120 or email email@example.com
The Movie Lot
For more information contact them on 0345 030 3825 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Local Crew And Facilities
The Kent Film Office has linked with Creative England in their drive to create a National Crew and Facilities directory and does not maintain a separate database for Kent Crew. If you are looking for local crew for your Kent based production, you can find listings or list yourself and your company on the Creative England Crew and Facilities Database, where you can refine your search to county level.
If you think we can help further please Contact Us.
If you are looking to use sustainable energy for your shoot, check out The Generator Project online or their App on the Apple Store.
If you are transitioning to net zero for your production and need advice, check out Sustainable Film Consultancy.
Film Friendly Accommodation
Public Liability Insurance
Any visiting production looking to film on council owned or managed land, the public highway or footpaths in Kent & Medway is required to provide proof of public liability insurance to the sum of £5 million.
If you are a European/International company please ensure that your cover is valid for the UK and is for an equivalent sum. Here is a list of some UK insurance providers who specialise in media cover and can provide you with the necessary policies.
The following film offices look after areas that border the Kent & Medway region: