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Below are some suggested locations within the district that have been utilised by film companies in the past. Contact Sarah Daniells (right) for more information about locations in the area.

• Clacton-on-Sea
• Frinton-on-Sea
• Walton-on-the-Naze
• St-Osyth
• Harwich
• Dovercourt Bay
• Manningtree
• Mistley
• Brightlingsea


"The Essex Sunshine Coast - an entire parcel of film delights!"

The Tendring District is a popular choice for location shooting. Please see below for contacts for programme makers, and a list including some of the productions that have been made in the area.

Current Tendring Press Releases!

If you have a specific media enquiry please contact:
Nigel Brown
Tendring District Council's Communications & Public Relations Manager
Tel: 01255 686338
e-mail: nbrown@tendringdc.gov.uk

For filming on our seafronts & beaches:

Nikki Nepean

For copies of local images and local information contact:
Tel: 01255 686338
e-mail: nnepean@tendringdc.gov.uk


For filming on our green spaces:

David Hall

For copies of local images and local information contact:
Tel: 01255 686661
e-mail: dhall@tendringdc.gov.uk



Further information and to apply to film on Tendring District Council owned land can be found on the Tendring DIstrict Council web page.

For all other types of filming requests:
e-mail: filming@tendringdc.gov.uk



A supply of local images can be found on our Flickr page.


The Essex Sunshine Coast on Film See the list below for some of the projects filmed within the Tendring Distict:

  • Hall of Fame
  • Pet Shop Boys - Always on my mind
  • Inspector Linley Mysteries
  • Kinky Boots feature film
  • Antiques Roadshow
  • EastEnders
  • BBC1 Holiday Show
  • Channel 4 Travelog
  • Essex Boys
  • Sharpe
  • Recipe of Love Advert
  • ITV2 Bedrock
  • Disney Road Hog Show
  • BBC2 Out & About
  • The Hotel Inspector

Plus many more!

For more information on Essex film locations visit Scene on Screen or Film Link.

Advertising on the ESC Home Page Take advantage of the popularity of the sunshine coast website, and our regular promotion via advertising and promote your own business on the site today!

Price for Advert 2015
£80.00* per year, includes initial design of advert.


Design If supplying your own advert please send jpg or pdf of ad at 200 w x 300 h in pixels, for approval to: sdaniells@tendringdc.gov.uk along with your full contact details.

If not our team will design your advert, supply a proof for you to sign off, and then upload to the web, this is included in your first years subscription FREE.

Please supply: Logo, Image/s, Text (if required, keep it minimal please,) Link to your website (the ad links through to your website so can just be a simple image if you want!)

All artwork/images/content subject to approval.

What you get - 200 W x 300 H static advert, (no animation,) on rotation on our home page, with a click though link to your own website, you can then use your website statistics to track how many referrals you received from us.

Payment Ads to be invoiced yearly.

Please let us know prior to renewal date if you wish to cancel. No refunds for cancellations mid year.

*Prices may be subject to change yearly, advertisers will be notified before renewal if this is the case. Ad placement at the discretion of TDC. Contact us for terms and further information.

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Sound engineer at the Clacton Airshow

Setting up radio Airshow at one of the annual events






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Contact Clacton Tourist Information Centre - Tel: 01255 686633 - e-mail: clactontic@tendringdc.gov.uk




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