Chorltonville Estate

Filming in Chorltonville

Chorltonville is a very special part of Manchester with unique characteristics which you may wish to capture for your film, as the garden village setting is green, leafy and peaceful despite its proximity to Manchester city centre.

Filming in Chorltonville requires special consent in advance, due to Chorltonville’s special character. Consent should be sought in writing from the Chorltonville Owners’ Committee at least two weeks in advance. Your request should be accompanied by a copy of your public liability insurance certificate of cover and details of the numbers and size of vehicles, so that you can be advised what is acceptable parking and routing in Chorltonville.

The special character of Chorltonville derives partly from the architecture but especially from the well maintained grass verges planted with numerous mature trees. This exists because the roads in Chorltonville are not adopted by the City Council, and are maintained at the expense of the houseowners – every household makes an annual contribution so that collectively we pay the cost of resurfacing the roads and footpaths, mowing the grass verges and maintaining the trees planted in the verges and open spaces. You should be aware that a contribution to the costs of maintaining Chorltonville is expected for each day on which filming takes place – the amount to be agreed in each case, but around £200 per day or part day.

We know of these productions that have already used the estate - please contact us to fill in the gaps:

Production Date Details Internet links
Survivors 2008 A South Drive house is the home of Abby & David Grant BBC
Coronation Street 2002? Front door of a house in Claude Road doubles as a Sheffield home -
Cold Feet 2001 Exteriors of several Meade houses used for a story about house-hunting. IMDB
Cracker 1993 Interior of a South Drive house used as the parents' home of a killer's girlfriend Cracker TV
Over the Garden Wall 1950 Locally produced comedy film - exterior shots were filmed in Chorltonville IMDB
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