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Film contacts

Contacts that you might need to arrange your filming in the borough.

Accident & Emergency

The nearest A & E to Hackney is The Homerton

The Homerton
Homerton Row
E9 6SR
Tel: 020 8510 7120

Canal & River Trust

The Canal & River Trust manage all filming along the canal towpath.

Cassie Clarke
Filming & Campaigns Executive
Tel: 07788 366 530
Web: Canal & River Trust – filming and photography

Film London

Film London are the strategic agency for the media sector in London. They have an extensive database of locations available for filming in London. They also provide location advice.

Film London
The Arts Building
Morris Place
N4 3JG
Tel: 020 7613 7676
Web: Film London

Met Police Film Unit

The MPS Film unit manage complex commercial filming across the MPS and work closely with the major production companies as well as producers for film/TV commercials. The film unit provide officers to assist where filming is taking place on location in London and the filming requires police assistance or supervision.

Stephen Dixon
Tel: 0203 054 5555

Becky Hedges
Tel: 0203 054 5555

Web: Met Police film unit

Green Screen

Green Screen helps productions filming in the capital to make their shoot environmentally friendly.

Every production signed up to the scheme receives a tailored plan, specialised advice, and tips for each department, making it easier than ever to reduce carbon (and costs).

Once certified, the Green Screen Environmental Stamp can be used to promote your green credentials.

Help to make London the capital of green filming – visit Green Screen to get started.

Page updated on: 9 July 2019

Hackney Film Office


Communications and Consultation
Hackney Town Hall
Mare Street
E8 1EA


Opening times

  • Office hours Mon to Fri 9:30am - 5:30pm