Filming at Savoy Place

Savoy Place offers the versatility to create indoor and outdoor backdrops in central London for a range of filming projects.

From Made in Chelsea’s rooftop parties, to the Prime Minister’s political briefings, the venue and its experienced team are well versed in delivering excellence for your filming needs.

Sitting on London’s South Bank with panoramic views over the river Thames, Savoy Place carries a timeless grandeur and commanding presence. Extensive space for filming spans four floors with additional outside space in a location easily accessible by rail, underground and river. 


Available filming locations


Johnston Roof Terrace

With unparalleled views over the river and London skyline, the roof terrace is a popular location for filming and photography with a view of the London Skyline, with a capacity of up to 200 people.

Recommended for: News broadcasts, advertising, fashion photoshoots, drinks reception scenes, London-centric location film/tv scenes.





Riverside Room

Natural light and exceptional views populate this large flat floor space, ideal for set building or for use in its existing design aesthetic with a luxury interior and recent investment in updated AV.

Recommended for: Hotel, bar, restaurant-style scenes, award dinners.





Turing Lecture Theatre

Our smaller contemporary tiered auditorium comes readily available with comprehensive AV and technicians to create personalised branding around the stage.

Recommended for: University lectures, cinema scenes, senior school teaching room.





Maxwell Library

The traditional grandeur of our library offers an institutional background in a large flat floor space with a high ceiling and two balconies overlooking the river, ideal for set building or for use in its existing aesthetic for a heritage library feel.

Recommended for: Academic establishments, interviews, university library scenes, book launches.




Wedmore Boardroom

For a James Bond style MOD feel, our executive boardroom is the perfect solution with natural daylight and exceptional state-of-the-art AV equipment.

Recommended for: CEO Office Board meeting, M15-style scenes, Alan Sugar (The Apprentice) Boardroom style setting.




Kelvin Lecture Theatre

Our largest heritage tiered auditorium offers an ideal backdrop for university-style lecture settings and conferences, blending traditional aesthetics with the latest technology and digital capabilities.

Recommended for: TED Talk-style events, conferences, university lectures and assemblies, heritage cinema scenes.




Engineering Exhibitions

In the communal areas of the venue, the IET’s engineering exhibitions, including a display of 100 boxed inventions with underlighting, offer a suitable and innovative backdrop for educational filming, and particularly STEM content.

Recommended for:  Engineering education, news reports, interviews, documentaries.





  • Day Hire Time 8am to 5pm
  • Evening Hire Time 6pm to 11pm
  • Late/Early Opening from 11pm to 7am (subject to availability and supplement)



Please refer to our Accessibility Guide [PDF, 4,921KB] and Events Manual [PDF, 115KB] for the following information.

  • Accessibility statement
  • Car parking
  • Deliveries
  • Drones
  • Lifts


For more specifics, visit our FAQs or get in touch with the team for more information.

Room hire fees apply. Please contact us for a quote.