Lauren — Managing Director
With an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for team development, Lauren is constantly looking at ways to improve the business.
Role: To make UK Locations the best it can be – providing the first-rate customer service, unique locations and the most amazing team
Experience: Lauren has seen it from both sides having worked in the Location Department at Yorkshire Television on Fat Friends, Between the Sheets and Emmerdale she understands what makes a great location and the logistics involved in creating the perfect shoot. Lauren then moved into the corporate world and was the Marketing Manager at FSTE 100 companies managing photoshoots, TV adverts and large scale campaigns
Favourite location: 2260 – it’s a large, beautiful family home, ideal for furniture shoots and the owners are amazing to work with
James — Operations Director
He loves spreadsheets, processes and saving money! James is always striving for UK Locations to work at the highest level.
Role: To support the team, so we can deliver services to clients in an efficient and cost effective manner
Experience: After University, James joined the Locations Department at Yorkshire Television and worked on dramas such as The Royal, Blue Murder and Casanova. It was here his interest and training in photography began and he now supports Emma in photographing our locations. James is also a trained Civil Engineer and his project delivery skills have ensured the UK Locations and the team work in the most streamline and effective way for our clients and location partners
Favourite location: 2492 – it was built less than 30 years ago and yet its classical architecture is outstanding
EMMA – LOCATION DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
With 15 years locations experience in the film industry, Emma is passionate about delivering end to end location solutions for clients and location owners.
Role: Finding the most relevant, flexible and friendly Northern locations; supporting location owners and clients throughout the shoot process to ensure a perfect experience for both parties
Experience: Emma started as a location assistant 15 years ago and worked her way up to be one of the most sorted Northern Location Managers. Emma has worked on Hollywood films, dramas, TV adverts and large scale photoshoots all in the North of England, which is the reason she knows every nook and cranny
Favourite location: 2576 – I love the design, glass and furniture. Basically, I want to live there!
CAT – CLIENT SERVICES EXECUTIVE
Ensuring UK Locations delivers the very best service experience is a passion for Cat. Her skill for understanding a brief, clients needs and delivering rapid results is also second to none!
Role: Cat manages all the day-to-day enquiries and works directly with our clients to provide on brief location solutions within given deadlines
Experience: After completing a degree in marketing and fashion, Cat worked her way up to manager level within fashion retail. It was here she learnt the fine art of giving excellent customer service whilst working in a fast-paced, professional environment
Favourite location: 2620 – This location is so unique. I love the French antique style and white wooden floors – it is perfect for fabric and furniture shoots