Government Confirmation: Shoots CAN Go Ahead in Tier 5 Lockdown


Following the announcement last night, we wanted to update everyone once again to reassure our clients and location partners that the Government has confirmed production and location shoots can still go ahead throughout the lockdown as this is a job that cannot be done from home. Locations are considered a workplace under these rules and therefore can continue to be used for the purpose of photography and filming shoots.

The crew at a location is therefore also exempt from any rules on gathering limits so long as social distancing and other COVID-19 procedures are adhered to which we’re proud to say our clients and location partners have all taken very seriously since the start of the pandemic.

The above information is backed by the Advertising Producers Association (see here) and Oliver Dowden, Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (see here).

The safety of our location partners and clients, as ever, remains our key focus and priority throughout the coming weeks so if you do need to chat to us about anything at all, we can be reached on or 0113 204 5935.

Let’s keep our heads up and our new year goals firmly on the table; this will all be a distant memory before long.


UKL Team