Patchway Studios: perfectly placed…

Bristol is a long-established creative centre at the gateway to the South West of England. From here, you’re surrounded by shooting locations for just about every need, in every direction. There’s also a substantial crew base of proven talent, plus excellent transport links with London and the UK’s other major cities and airports.

The region features some of the UK’s most diverse and varied backdrops, such as the rugged coastlines of Devon, Cornwall and Wales, the atmospheric mediaeval streetscapes and period townhouses of Bath, the sprawling country estates and rural idylls – and the bustling modern city centre and heavy industry zones of Bristol.

Bristol hosts numerous international film festivals, and is home to the world-renowned BBC Natural History unit.

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Access a vast pool
of proven industry talent

Patchway Studios gives you direct access to a large and highly regarded crew base, in and around Bristol and South Wales. Bristol is an internationally designated UNESCO City of Film in recognition of its achievements in placing creative and culturally astute industries at the heart of local engagement initiatives. The city is diverse and collaborative, with a well-established film industry long dedicated to innovation and creative development.

Patchway Studios gives you direct access to a large and highly regarded crew base in and around Bristol and South Wales, offering an environment they’ll be delighted to work in.

Transport links befitting a major cultural and creative hub

Patchway Studios is a mere three-minute drive from junction 17 of the M5, 10 minutes from junction 20 of the M4. Bristol Parkway Station is only a nine-minute drive away, with fast trains to London Paddington every 30 minutes. In central Bristol, just half an hour away, Temple Meads station is on the main line to and from London, Birmingham, Manchester – and to fantastic filming locations throughout Somerset, Devon and Cornwall. Locally, Bristol’s hugely successful electric scooter scheme is a popular way to get around Bristol, and there’s a hire station just around the corner from the studio.

Excellent amenities within a short walk

Crew and talent operating at or from Patchway Studios have a wide range of quality hotels and restaurants to choose from, thanks to this being at the heart of a bustling retail and industrial area. The Mall at Cribbs Causeway is the South West’s premier shopping destination, and just a six-minute walk from the studios.