Filming in Dacorum

Aldbury village and pondDacorum is a fantastic place for filming. With world-class film studios nearby, we boast many great locations for filming on any scale, and can cater for anything from global blockbusters to small-scale filming.

Productions filmed in Dacorum include:

  • Harry Potter
  • Fury
  • Off Their Rockers
  • Pie in the Sky
  • Mr Stink
  • Grantchester
  • Les Miserables

We can provide the help and support that is needed to help you find the best location for your production.


Apply to film in Dacorum

Fees and charges

There is a £95 administration fee for all filming applications.

Where filming takes place on council property (for example, parks), or areas managed by Dacorum Borough Council (for example, shopping areas) the charges are:

  • up to one hour - £205
  • between one and four hours - £470
  • half day (four to six hours) - £800
  • seven hours or more - £1,200

Exceptions are made for student productions.

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