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Preston City Council media enquiries

Telephone

For all media enquiries please email communications@preston.gov.uk with your name and contact details. A member of our team will aim to get back to you as soon as possible.

Owing to capacity and management of COVID-19 we cannot guarantee our team will be accessible by phone at all times.

Filming requests

Any TV / production companies wishing to film in Preston are asked to complete the following online form:

Request filming or photography in Preston

What you need to include:

You will be asked for the following information:

  • Your company and programme details
  • Proposed filming date(s) and time(s)
  • Exact locations(s)
  • Be aware of the public's right of way on footpaths and/or not to block the road to traffic
  • Attach a copy of your public liability insurance certificate

Please note: There may be charges associated with your filming.

Permission to fly a drone

Over recent years we have received requests from members of the public and businesses about filming with drones on council land, including in parks and public open spaces.

Drones are more formerly known as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) and they cannot be flown from or above council land without permission granted by the Council.

To request permission to fly a drone on Council land please complete the online form.

Request permission to fly a drone

Communications Team contact details

Shirah Bamber - Head of Policy and External Relations

sh.bamber@preston.gov.uk
01772 906349

Paul Boden - Senior Communications and Marketing Officer

p.boden@preston.gov.uk
01772 906350

Angela Sinclair - Communications Officer

a.sinclair@preston.gov.uk
01772 906476 

Alison Taylor - Communications and Marketing Assistant

al.taylor@preston.gov.uk
01772 906474

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