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Tendring District Council is a member of the Filming in England partnership, and works with Creative England to ensure a film friendly welcome for all productions looking to film in Tendring, Essex.

Located on England’s Eastern shores, the coastal district of Tendring offers a wealth of possibilities for film and TV productions of all shapes and sizes, from stunning coastline and its famous piers, to unique period structures and imposing ruins. Creative England is proud to be working in partnership with Tendring District Council to support filming in Tendring.

Planning Your Shoot

Whether you’re ready to shoot or just scouting for inspiration, we can help you plan your shoot in Tendring. We have a growing set of resources available for all productions, including our locations database, crew and facilities database, and filming guidance available here.

For feature & HETV drama projects, we are funded to provide a dedicated, bespoke production liaison service, including locations research, permissions, local liaison, and management of enquiries, contacts and documents on your behalf – simply contact us with details of your project and your needs, and let us do the rest.

Apply to Film in Tendring

When you’re ready to submit your filming application or enquiry to the council, simply log into our specialist filming enquiry system Film Here, below. Your enquiry will be submitted to Tendring District Council.

Where possible, please have relevant documentation ready to upload, including proof of public liability insurance, method statement, risk assessment, and any other supporting documents.

Please allow at least seven days notice for all enquiries.


For any enquiries please email

Or call

+44 (0)20 8324 2311