Media, Film and Communications
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Temporary closure of Stone and Golden Galleries
7:30am Morning Prayer
8:00am Eucharist
8:30am Doors open for sightseeing
12:30pm Eucharist
4:00pm Last entry for sightseeing
5:00pm Choral Evensong
6:30pm St Paul's Institute: 'Water or Life?' Cathedral floor event

Media, Film and Communications

General public queries: tel: + (0)207 246 8350

We receive a great many requests for filming and photographic facilities - sadly we cannot facilitate them all. Please try to give as much notice as possible - see below.

St Paul's Cathedral Filming checklist 

St Paul's Cathedral Photography checklist

Projects which focus on the work, vision and history of St Paul's Cathedral will receive priority.

Media: News queries and facilities 9am - 5pm tel: +44 (0)207 246 8321 

Karen Hart, 
Press & Communications Officer

Out of hours: urgent media inquiries only - tel: +44 (0) 7788 301838 leave contact details and your call will be answered when possible.

Filming and photography in St Paul's Cathedral

No filming or photography is permitted inside the Cathedral without approval and a St Paul's escort.

To request a  facility:  at least four weeks in advance of your planned shoot date please email the relevant address below with a completed Filming Checklist to include:

  • a brief synopsis of the project
  • details of crew size &  equipment
  • technical requirements
  • dates you hope to carry out the work

After initial approval, contracts and any potential fees will be discussed.

For feature films and drama - contact:
Cressida Peers 
Corporate Events Executive
For media interviews, news and documentaries - contact:
Karen Hart
Press & Communications Officer

Photography in St Paul's Cathedral

Please note - if a request can be fulfilled via existing Cathedral stock images (see below) - we are unlikely to arrange a bespoke shoot.

Photography Checklist

For media photographic facilities - contact:
Karen Hart
Press & Communications Officer

Use of Cathedral stock images

A large collection of exterior and interior shots, as well as services and special events are available. Image credits will be required.

For use of stock images for media - print, broadcast and digital - contact:
Karen Hart, 
Press & Communications Officer
Images for press are generally free of charge
For use of stock images for academic, exhibitions and commercial (books, guidebooks, dissertations etc) please contact:
Simon Carter, 
Collections Manager
Images for books and guidebooks may incur a licensing fee - please give as much detail as possible by email.