Filming and Photography in Nunhead Cemetery

The Friends of Nunhead Cemetery do not have the remit to approve or otherwise requests for photography or filming in Nunhead Cemetery. The Cemetery is owned by Southwark Council and you will need to contact the Southwark Film Office for permission. See


Personal photography and short videos for personal use, i.e. personal social media, family photo albums and similar, do not require a permit.

Professional photography and filming does require a permit. Examples of activities that will require a permit are shown below, but this list is not exhaustive, so if in doubt contact email hidden; JavaScript is required or call 020 7620 0391.

  • feature film
  • TV show
  • short films (reduced rates for small budgets)
  • student films (reduced rates)
  • charity promos (reduce rates)
  • music videos
  • stills for an art gallery / company’s social media / brand advertising campaign / portfolio / magazine
  • actor / crew showreel (reduced rates)
  • TV / online advert

Last Updated on 17th February 2022