Welcome to Liverpool Filmapp

Liverpool Film Office is a one-stop-shop for all filming and photography in the city. We are a dedicated team within Liverpool City Council for productions & locations and can assist with all enquiries and relevant liaisons & permissions.

All FILMING on or around Liverpool City Council land, buildings, facilities and Public Highways WILL REQUIRE PERMISSION*

These locations include (but are not exclusive to):

  • HIGHWAYS & STREETS 
  • PARKS, public and pedestrianised Spaces
  • MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS
  • CAR PARKS and on-street parking
  • CREMATORIUM & CEMETERIES
  • LIBRARIES

WE CANNOT PROCESS ANY APPLICATION UNLESS THE FOLLOWING ARE INCLUDED: 

  • EVIDENCE OF YOUR PUBLIC LIABILITY INSURANCE (min £5m)
  • A GENERIC RISK ASSESSMENT

Child Licences

If you are employing children in your production, you may need to apply for a licence from the Education Welfare Service. Follow this link for the application form and further details.

Film Permit Admin Fees

See Useful document ‘Fees’ for Film Permits administration charges (and other LCC charges).  Liverpool registered production companies will not be charged for Film Permits (but will still need to apply).   

Film Permit Terms & Conditions
See useful document ‘Terms & Conditions’ for Film Permit T&C’s.

Parking

The booking of Parking bays and suspension of single yellow lines can be done via the Liverpool City Council website here https://liverpool.gov.uk/parking-travel-and-roads/controlled-parking-zones/

PRIVACY STATEMENT:
(Liverpool Film Office on behalf of) Liverpool City Council (LCC) uses your personal data to process applications you submit on behalf of film makers and production companies, wanting permission to film on council / public property, parks and general streets/ highways areas as well as crematoriums & cemetaries.  

LCC are required to process your data prior to entering a contract with you and we do not require your permission.

Your personal information will only be used and processed by the Liverpool Film office team in order to achive your filming permission and will be reviewed or destroyed after 5 years. 

Your information will be held in EU and US systems.


If you are concerned about how we are using your data, please make contact via Liverpool City Councils freedom of information page


More information about your rights is available on our website, or via the Information Commissioner (www.ico.org.uk).