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Welcome to 1st Option, the leading locations agency in London and the UK. We have many unique locations for filming & photoshoot locations in London and the UK

Established in 2001, we represent the very best residential & commercial shoot locations in the UK. Read more...

What makes us stand out as a filming & photoshoot location agency?

We’re knowledgeable, professional, efficient, caring and extremely nice to work with! We understand what makes a great shoot location from the photographer, filmmaker and client’s perspective, whether it is being used for photoshoots, filming or TV.

Our locations are available for a all kinds of uses, whether you’re looking for locations for filming or photoshoot locations for music videos, product launch or fashion show, call us for an option and we’ll be happy to help you find the perfect place. We also specialise in event spaces in London. From small capacity to large capacity venues, we’re sure to have something to suit your budget.

We pride ourselves in offering the highest level of customer service and strive to give the best help and advice to clients and property owners alike, through every stage of the shoot process.

We also have close working relationships with other reputable location agencies in London so if, by chance, we don’t have the shoot location you’re looking for, we can usually find it for you with one phone call. Feel free to call us anytime, we’ll be happy to help.

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London Location Agency - Locations for Filming & Photoshoots for TV & Film

There’s a reason why we’re called 1st Option. It’s because we’re undoubtedly the number 1 locations agency in London and the UK. We’re the number 1 when it comes to providing outstanding customer service to our clients and homeowners. We’re number 1 with the selection of fantastic shoot locations we represent, and we’re certainly number 1 when it comes to being experts within the industry. Being established for over 18 years, it’s safe to say we’re leaders in our field.

As one of the leading location companies in the industry, we only represent the best shoot locations for hire in London.

Each of our location houses for photoshoots and filming are hand picked by our sharp-eyed team of expert location managers who know exactly how to spot a perfect location that not only our clients will love, but also factor in their suitability within the industry. We suppose it also helps that the lovely boss of 1st Option, Robin Green, is a highly respected photographer in the industry. So it’s safe to say he knows a thing or two about what makes a great shoot location in London for film, television shoots and events.

We understand the importance of photo shoot & filming locations being shoot friendly, so we ensure each location in the UK has good transport links, plenty of natural light, and has an abundance of space for you and your crew for any photo shoot, film or TV project.

Why choose 1st Option as your location agency?

For the last 18 years and for the next 18 years to come, it has, and always will be our goal to offer our clients and homeowners a seamless, stress-free and positive experience with us. We’ll be by your side from the moment you first pick up the phone to enquire until you’re back at home with your feet up after a successful day of shooting. We pride ourselves in being one of the longest running location agencies in London, and with that comes unparalleled knowledge of the industry and our filming and photoshoot locations, which really sets us apart from the crowd. We’d love to help you with your location search, so don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Photo shoot locations London

We have an incredibly wide range of shoot locations in London and around the UK. We’re always looking for something a little bit special in each of our properties, which is certainly highlighted though our selection of unusual and unique locations. Including houseboats, castles, converted school houses, photography studio, chapels, industrial, warehouses, luxury mansions and even properties that’ll make you feel like you’ve taken a step back in time with their retro and vintage interiors.

Locations for Filming in London

We’re lucky enough to have a fantastic selection of outstanding exclusive shoot locations for you to choose from with 1st Option, that you just won’t find with anybody else. Our filming locations have already featured in countless TV ads, award-winning movies and hit TV shows, so we’re certain we’ll be able to match a property to your creative filming brief to the T. Whether you’re after a stately home, country cottage, urban apartment, studio space, factory, restaurant, bar or event space, (or anything else for that matter) we’ve got it.

Want to sign your house up to become a London location house?

We have a huge client base here at 1st Option, and an equally large amount of homeowners looking to get their properties on our books for venue hire. If you feel like your property offers something a little bit different, we’d love to hear from you. Register your property here to find out some more information and make money from your property.