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Film and TV Co, used by Peaky Blinders, boosts Altrincham HQ

Peaky Blinders, The Worst Witch and Coronation Street have all recently used their sites for production.

Tatton Locations has opened a new workspace for the film and TV industry at its headquarters in Altrincham.

The development of the North Range at Ashley Hall has followed a strong year for the business which has welcomed some big broadcasting players including the BBC,
Netflix, Fox Searchlight, ITV, Channel 4 and Sky.

Peaky Blinders, The Worst Witch and Coronation Street have all recently used their sites for production.

Locations have also been supplied to Fox Searchlight to film scenes for the ‘Tolkien’ biopic starring Nicholas Hoult and Lily Collins; Netflix TV series ‘Safe’ starring
Michael C Hall: and Sky One’s upcoming TV series ‘Curfew’ starring Sean Bean, Billy Zane, Miranda Richardson and Adrian Lester.

In all more than 850 freelance and film crew jobs have been supported through productions at Tatton Studios in the last year.

Charlie Greenstein, head of TV and film at Tatton Locations

Now, with the North Range filling up quickly and the increasing interest in Tatton Locations’ offer from major industry companies, plans are being progressed to expand it further.

Tatton Locations, part of the Tatton Group, offers film makers and producers a mixture of rural and historic locations across 6,500 acres in Cheshire.

Their studio complex at Ashley Hall, boasts industry-standard superfast broadband provided by Tatton Tech, two large build spaces, a 54ft broadcast standard
green screen and is close to the important broadcast hubs in Manchester and Liverpool.

Charlie Greenstein, head of TV and film at the firm said: “The North Range is our ‘creative hub’ at Tatton Studios and we want to attract a range of different trades within
the industry to provide a kind of one stop shop for incoming filmmakers and it’s already proving very attractive.

“Already on site we have companies doing independent production, set design, event and equipment hire as well as an independent camera operator and a web designer
and a broadcast lighting company is about to move in.”

Read the full article: https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/business/business-news/leading-film-tv-company-used-15619505

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