Film & TV
Whether you need hard standing for vehicles, equipment on location, or safe access for cast and crew, TPA has the solution.
We can offer both small scale and large scale solutions from a few panels to several thousand, hired for a day to several weeks.
TPA’s product range includes:
- Aluminium Portable Roadways & Pedestrian Walkways –Aluminium ‘TraxPanles’ 3m by 2.45m can often prove more cost effective than plastic due to larger area per panel, installed by TPA’s specialist crews with or without protective sponge underlay for added ground protection. Also available as camber panels for inclines and steerable panels for safe cornering.
- Plastic Walkway – ‘Terraflor’ plastic tiles – lightweight and easy to handle suitable for pedestrian use
- Plastic Roadways & Pedestrian Walkways – ‘Terraroad’ plastic panels – easy to handle but can cope with cranes up to 150 tonnes and a maximum point weight of 2 tonnes.
- Hard standing areas – for catering vehicles, make-up trailers and generators.
- Pad configurations – to create temporary car parks, welfare compounds and communal areas.
- Stabilising surfaces – for outriggers on cranes for camera work at height, including gene-boom and camera routes.
- Access to remote sites – and areas in need of protection, including forests, beaches, heritage sites, National Trust properties and stately homes. Our unique steerable panels allow installations to be completed in even the most awkward situations.
Cost Control – TPA will work closely with all Location Managers to ensure that all solutions are supplied at optimum cost versus performance. TPA will work closely with location and production managers to provide the most appropriate ground protection solution in order to ensure the smooth movement of people, equipment and vehicles either around the site or broadcasting location.
Pan UK and Europe Depot Network – TPA has depots in Nottinghamshire, Scotland and Buckinghamshire to cover all areas of the UK. In addition we can offer solutions from our Depots in Ireland and Germany into other European Countries.
TPA provides small and large scale solutions from a few panels to several thousand, hired for a day to several weeks or months.
TPA Portable Roadways is Europe's largest portable access supplier. With an established product range encompassing heavy duty aluminium roadways, pedestrian walkways and plastic pitch cover, TPA has been trusted across Europe by location & production managers to provide access to a number of high profile film and TV productions including The Dark Knight, Gambit, Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, World War Z, War Horse, Doctor Who, Being Human, The Ryder Cup, and Wimbledon to name but a few.