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Richmond Filming Terms and Conditions

Catering and Removal of Litter

  1. All catering arrangements must be agreed in advance
  2. It is the responsibility of the producer/location manager to ensure that all litter is removed before the end of filming each day


  1. All charges will be agreed, and an agreement signed, in advance of filming
  2. Please note that a filming license for footage of the river Thames must be applied for prior to any filming taking place with the PLAs Corporate Affairs department
  3. Excess charges will be applied for any time overrun

Checking In and Out

  1. The location manager or notified person responsible for filming should contact the Duty Lock Foreman (0208 9400634), on arrival and again on departure.


  1. Richmond Lock is a working structure over a tidal river and as such any work with children must be risk assessed and agreed with the PLA's Assistant Harbour Master (Richmond) (AHM(R)) in advance
  2. A child is considered to be a young person of less than 16 years old or still subject to full time education.


  1. Any areas to be coned off must be agreed in advance.

Cranes, Camera Cranes and Aerial Platforms

  1. Use of cherry-pickers or cranes must be agreed in advance of filming. The exact position of such equipment will be agreed and the producer/location manager will ensure that the position is maintained. Access for emergency vehicles must be maintained at all times
  2. At night, or at times of poor visibility, warning lights must be placed around any cranes or cherry-pickers whether parked on a roadway or not
  3. Rigging and de-rigging must only be carried out at times agreed with AHM(R) in advance of filming.

Health & Safety and Risk Assessment

  1. Full consideration of Health & Safety issues must be taken and proven by the producer or location manager
  2. The producer or location manager must appoint a competent person to act as the Health & Safety representative and a full risk assessment of the location must be carried out
  3. The Health & Safety representative must be on location at all times to co-ordinate and monitor Health & Safety systems and any control measures put in place as a result of the risk assessment
  4. The instructions of the Assistant Harbour Master (Richmond) or Duty Lock Foreman should be followed at all times.