Magazine article Screen International

East London Site Touted as Potential Studio Venue

Magazine article Screen International

East London Site Touted as Potential Studio Venue

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Since hosting location shoots for Marvel blockbuster Avengers: Age Of Ultron and ITV's Code Of A Killer, owners of business and technical park Londoneast-uk in Dagenham are exploring the potential of a full-time film and TV studio at the site.

UK facilities management company SOG Group runs the 17-acre east London site, which is situated at the former manufacturing plant of pharmaceutical company Sanofi.

To date the site has hosted location shoots for Channel 4's Humans, ITV's Code Of A Killer and BBC crime-drama series New Blood as well as Marvel blockbuster Avengers: Age of Ultron.

According to a spokesperson for SOG, Lewis is in talks with Barking and Dagenham council, Film London and production companies about the potential for developing a full-time studio facility at the site, which is already hosting other commercial businesses.

"I can see the potential for the film industry in Dagenham to become bigger than the car industry was," SOG Group MD John Lewis told an industry gathering at the Tower of London last week. …

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