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Elstree Studios

Image of studio Elstree Studios stage one

Based in Hertfordshire, Elstree Studios is an independent studio that provides a base for film and TV production.

Elstree was first established in 1926 and since then many great directors have worked at the studios, with past film credits including Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, The Shining and Labyrinth.

Credits: The Danish Girl, Paddington, Strictly Come Dancing, Big Brother, The King's Speech, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, Kick-Ass, World War Z

Production facilities

  • Six sound stages
  • One silent stage
  • Over 60,000 sq ft of space
  • Two largest stages 49 ft high
  • Other facilities: Preview theatre, production offices, make-up, wardrobe, dressing rooms, rehearsal space, workshops, post production facilities, production village


  • Stage 1 (sound): 15,770 sq ft (1,465 sq m)
  • Stage 2 (sound): 15,770 sq ft (1,465 sq m) 
  • Stage 5 (silent): 5,500 sq ft (503 sq m)
  • Stage 6 (sound): 3,844 sq ft (357.096 sq m)
  • Stage 7 (sound): 4980 sq ft (462 sq m)
  • Stage 8 (sound): 7,550 sq ft (700 sq m - indoor tank)
  • Stage 9 (sound): 7,550 sq ft (700 sq m - indoor tank)
  • Outdoor tank: 196 narrowing to 98 (x131x3ft)
  • Backlot of 7.5 acres


Tricia Newman
Studio Manager
Tel: 020 8324 2223
Mob: 07887 982 600
Shenley Road, Borehamwood,Hertfordshire, WD6 1JG
Nearest train station: Elstree & Borehamwood
Elstree Studios website

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