Neighbouring Locations

There are a multitude of spectacular and diverse location filming opportunities within an hour’s drive of 3 Mills Studios. Options include high rise cityscapes, gritty urban streets, countryside, industrial, dockyards, period buildings, castles, coastal and much more. Creative England and the Kent Film Office can support your location scouting needs in the nearby area.


Creative England

Creative England’s Production Services team provides a free film office service to productions filming in England, outside London, to create investment, jobs and profile. Working in partnership with the British Film Commission to promote England internationally, Creative England is the one-stop shop for locations, studios, facilities and crew.

From people to places, our team can help you find and access the industry’s finest, liaising with local authorities, film offices, regional and national partners to gain filming permissions and facilitate a smooth shoot.

Creative England’s database has over 10,000 filming locations across England. From stunning landscapes and stately homes to urban slums and ultra-modern offices, the database has everything you need to find the perfect locations for your production.

If you would like to speak to Creative England call +44 (0)20 8324 2311


Kent Film Office

The Kent Film Office is the premier film commission for the county of Kent. It provides a location finding, film permitting and liaison service for all manner of productions from student projects to international Blockbusters.

As a large county, Kent has many diverse locations including rolling green countryside, 350 miles of coastline and a variety of architectural styles. With over 500 locations on the Kent Film Office database, extensive contact and mailing lists, and detailed information regarding specific locations, the Kent Film Office can help with even the trickiest of briefs.

With long standing film friendly credentials, the Kent Film Office’s main principle is to provide a fast and reliable service, making filming in Kent an easy, creative adventure. The Kent Filming Partnership means that the Kent Film Office has access to a formalised network of local contacts with whom they can liaise and negotiate on the production’s behalf, including Councils, Highways, Police, Coastguard, Natural England, English Heritage, MOD and many more.

Whether doing initial research or some early scouting, the Kent Film Office is happy to show productions around as well as arranging and attending recces.

Kent crew and facilities requests are handled through Creative England. However, the Kent Film Office is able to help source supporting artists and always keen to place hard-working trainees with visiting productions.

If you would like to speak to Kent Film Office call +44 (0)3000 422 000

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