Filming & Photography at St. Pancras International

St. Pancras International Station is a masterpiece of Victorian Gothic Architecture and one of the most elegant stations in the world. Features include the iconic Barlow Shed and roof, the Sir John Betjeman and Meeting Place statues, the famous Dent St. Pancras clock, the Eastern Arch leading to the hotel forecourt and a ground floor level full of high spec, retail spaces - a wealth of contrasting locations, all under one roof.

HS1 Ltd. and our station operator always try to support filming & photography at this station, especially those that look to showcase and celebrate the stunning architecture and character of the building. We are proud to see so many visitors enjoying the station and remembering and sharing those experiences through photography and films.

As the station’s commitment is to maintaining safe and reliable operations and offering a seamless visitor experience, we require that any professional photography or filming in our public areas are applied for via the processes below so that we can discuss your request with you.

Network Rail represents HS1 Ltd. for filming here for large-scale filming project types including:

  • Commercials
  • Feature films
  • TV fiction
  • Music videos

For these projects, please follow their process on

For small-scale photography and filming at St. Pancras International for projects such as stills photography, documentaries, corporate films, interviews, headshots, student projects and small-scale music videos, please contact us directly by completing the below form and sending it to with your proof of PLI.

All applications are subject to approval by HS1 Ltd. and the station operator and you can only attend the site for the purpose once this approval has been given. Please allow 1 week minimum for approvals.

Most professional filming and photography will be considered commercial and therefore may be subject to a location fee. Non-commercial filming is managed by our Media Relations team (contacts below) and generally has to be rail-related or station-related (breaking news, railway documentaries etc).

To the extent that any third-party consents are required for the Purpose of undertaking any activities, it shall be your responsibility to obtain these consents. This would include the filming or photography of trains, retailers, statues or sculptures, staff and visitors.

Filming & Photography at HS1 Ltd. Stations