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Canary Wharf is a privately owned Estate owned by Canary Wharf Group plc. As owners of the Estate, we have a duty to ensure that any activity that takes place there including filming and photography is safe, carries the correct insurance, minimises disruption and does not compromise security.

Filming and photography for use on social media channels may require a permit. Please contact pressoffice@canarywharf.com in advance to ensure it meets our guidelines.

To apply to film and photograph on the Canary Wharf Estate you need to do the following:

  1. Read all of the content on this page, including the terms and conditions.
  2. Download and complete the Company Registration Form and the Film and Photography Permit Application Form and email them to pressoffice@canarywharf.com
  3. If required, send a risk assessment, method statement and evidence of public liability insurance to pressoffice@canarywharf.com. See the FAQs section below for guidance.
  4. If permission is granted you will be emailed a permit. Print this out and bring it with you when you film or photograph at Canary Wharf. Please show it to security personnel if requested.
  5. For multiple requests, we may set you up on the e-permits system so you can apply online. If so you will be emailed log-in details and asked to follow the instructions.


Do I require permission?
Do I require permission for filming and photography for use on social media?
Why are permits required for filming and photography?
What areas are part of the Canary Wharf Estate?
How far in advance should I apply?
What charges apply?
Do all film and photography applications get accepted?
What are the health and safety considerations?
Can I use a drone for filming or photography?
What insurance do I need?
Where can I park at Canary Wharf?
What are the terms and Conditions?
How do I log in to the e-permits system?

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