This island in East London became established as a centre for film & TV production when Bow Studios, 3 Mills Island Studios and Edwin Shirley Productions took over the old mill buildings in the 1980s.
In the mid 1990s the three studios merged to become 3 Mills Studios under the management of Workspace Group Plc.
Official website: http://www.3mills.com
Productions shot at 3 Mills Studio
Feature Film (6)
|Berberian Sound Studio
|Attack the Block
|Although much of the movie was shot on location, most of the interiors had to be shot on a soundstage due to the complex effects and destruction involved.
|28 Weeks Later
|Juan Carlos Fresnadillo
|Country cottage scene, and other interiors were shot at 3 Mills Studio. Other sequences, including the London Underground scenes were shot on location.
TV Series (1)
|Creator / Showrunner
|Big Brother (UK)
|2000 - 2012
|The first two series of Big Brother were produced at 3 Mills Studio in Bow, East London. From Series Three onwards, the show was based at Elstree Studios. The main Big Brother house was built on top of the exterior water tank on the backlot. The show also used Stage 1 of the George Lucas Stage complex.