PINEWOOD GROUP SUBMITS PLANNING APPLICATION FOR SCREEN HUB UK
30 September 2020
Pinewood Group have today submitted the planning application for Screen Hub UK. The proposal sets out plans to expand and combine Pinewood Studios with an international film-inspired visitor attraction, an educational training hub and a business growth centre, to provide a facility of UK-wide and global significance.
Screen Hub UK is a 750,000 sq ft global growth hub to be based at Pinewood Studios in accordance with the UK’s and Buckinghamshire’s strategy for the creative industries and tourism sectors. The Hub comprises an international film-inspired visitor attraction; an expansion of studio production space; education and business growth hubs; all set within a green campus.
The submission marks the 84th anniversary of the opening of Pinewood Studios by J. Arthur Rank on 30th September 1936. The following years have seen Pinewood Studios develop into an essential contributor to the creative industries sector and the world-renowned film production facility it is today.
About Pinewood Group
As the leading provider of studio and related services to the global film and television industry, Pinewood Studios Group has enabled storytellers to bring their creations to life on the big and small screen for over 80 years. Founded in 1936 and headquartered in the United Kingdom, Pinewood has helped create some of the most treasured productions, among them 167 Oscar winners, 228 BAFTA winners and numerous blockbuster film productions with budgets of over $100 million. In the past year alone, our UK-based studios have been home to many highly acclaimed productions such as Rocketman, Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, Dumbo, Mary Poppins Returns, Mary Queen of Scots, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and No Time To Die.