Road Closures & Traffic Management

Road Closures (By order / notice only)

It is the responsibility of the production to check for any roadworks which may affect your planned filming in advance of arranging any road closure.


For closures up to 5 days

A road closure must be applied for with at least 15 working days notice and is granted, subject to approval.

For closures longer than 5 days

A road closure must be applied for with at least 3 months notice and is granted, subject to approval.

Traffic Management

A production company / film maker must supply a Traffic Management Plan (TMP) consisting of a method statement, risk assessment and map of proposed work including operatives/signage positions. Waltham Forest Film Office & Waltham Forest Street Works Department access and grant whether this is feasible depending on the location and plan provided. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that TM companies are accredited to relevant standards. Waltham Forest Film Office can provide details of Traffic Management Companies if required.


Any Traffic Management work requires at least 3 working days notice.


All Road Closure and Traffic Management Applications must be submitted through FilmHub.

THE ABOVE LEAD IN TIMES ARE THE MINIMUM REQUIRED. Please note that all applications, traffic management plans and payments must be received within these time scales. It is recommended to always apply with as much notice as possible in all instances to improve chances of applications being approved.

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