Save Bray Film Studios from Luxury Housing Development!

UPDATE: SAVE BRAY STUDIOS NOW!!!!! We are at a critical point in our campaign to save this once thriving part of the British Film, TV and Music Industry, turned into an empty shell to gain permission to build luxury housing!

Bray Studios is part of our great cultural history with the main house dating back to the 1600’s.

The iconic Bray Studios, home ofHammer Horror Films, the early roots of the special effects and classic movies in Britain and the cherished venue for top British musicians and rock bands is under threat of being turned into 7 “executive homes”.

We have a comprehensive list of eminent directors, producers, musicians and rock stars, who wanted to book stage space and were turned away.Just weeks after bands such as Kings of Leon, Amy Winehouse, Judas Priest, Eric Clapton and Pink Floyd were all gracing the stages rehearsing for sellout international tours, the studio was empty.The management says because it was no longer a viable business,but the 60 years of success up until that point would prove otherwise!

With UK government investment in the film and creative industries and technical training at an all time high, how can we expect more jobs, industry growth and a return on taxpayer investment if there is a lack of dedicated studios where those industries can thrive?

Your support on this petition can help us show what desperate need the UK Entertainment Industries has for studio space such as Bray. Are you a Hammer Horror lover sad to see an end to an era of historic cinema? Are you a tour or location manager whose enquiries were ignored or turned down when you tried to rent space? Are you a film industry employee tired of having work move to other countries with competitive tax benefits because of dwindling space to shoot in the UK?LET US KNOW!

The British Film and Music Industries NEED YOUR SUPPORT.

Please help us by signing this petition.

Thank you!

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  • David Blackman Please do not allow our history be destroyed by greed. Uxbridge and West Drayton RAF stations are 2 examples of our history that have been destroyed.

  • Micheal Wood This Studio should be preserved as a legacy to part of the great british film industry. My father worked here and other studios in his 60yrs as a film extra

  • Liz Pain It would be a tragedy even greater than anything created within its illustrious history if we allow this important cultural site to be demolished. What is happening to this country! Does every scrap of land have to be bought up by greedy developers to create yet another blot on the landscape. It saddens me that no one seems to care enough to do something about this erosion of our culture.

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    Ash

    5 days ago Comments: With the resurgence of the British film industry, it would be a terrible, terrible shame to lose such an iconic studio.
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    Vrrnie Bray

    2 weeks ago Comments: Love their movie!!
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Petition highlights

  • Bray Studios is a small, but incredibly vital part of the facilities on offer for film work in this country. Too often when other studios are full, Bray is the only place we have managed to find a solution to out needs. I have used the studio to shoot several of my films there; most recently, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus.
  • historic studios need preserving . Many productions are using rundown deserted factory sites instead. Save Bray!!
  • We need more studio space. As simple as that.
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