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Property as TV and film sets

Commercial property stuck in the planning process can make ideal sets for film and TV productions, bringing in welcome revenue and PR perks for landlords

The former Central Saint Martins site in Holborn, WC2, is a mecca for film makers. Its spiral stairwells, hidden corners and unusual open spaces serve as the perfect canvas.

The main atrium is where Keira Knightley sat her maths test in The Imitation Game, former classrooms served as the laboratories in the upcoming Frankenstein movie starring Daniel Radcliffe, and today it is set up as a court for the new BBC…

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