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Revolution Viewing – a digital content and technology agency dedicated to the HE and Home Builder sectors – provided local area photography and videography for a new Taylor Wimpey housing development in Copthorne, near Crawley, West Sussex.

The stills and online film produced showcase the best of the area with the aim of appealing to those moving into the new build homes.

FAME Pro supported Crawley Borough Council with access requests and film permit management as a 1-man crew filmed at various locations across the region: 

  • Copthorne Village – High Street and local amenities
  • Acorn Leisure Centre, Copthorne – exteriors only
  • Three Bridges Train Station – exterior shots only
  • Turner Hill Church of England Primary – exterior shots only
  • Tilgate Park and lake.

Filming took place in June 2022 with less than an hour spent at each location.

“We often have to apply for filming permissions and this one was one of the most straightforward we have processed with the number of locations we needed to get approval for. Having the one point of contact to negotiate all permissions for us was a huge time saver and a great service. Filming at all locations went well…”

Zara-Dee Hannay, Account Executive

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Crawley and the surrounding areas provide a range of buildings, open spaces and residential properties for filming and photography. The town features many listed buildings and lots of architecture owing to its expansion over several decades.

There are a variety of lakes, formal gardens and parkland including Tilgate Park, Worth Park. There’s informal open space at the Memorial Gardens, Southgate Park, Maidenbower Park and Broadfield Park.

Crawley contains 14 residential neighbourhoods radiating out from the old market town, with historic houses and modern properties alike. The town also houses a skate park, BMX track, golf course, allotments, a theatre and zoo – it’s a real film friendly location.