FILMING for the Shetland TV series will take place at Sandsound beach in Tresta on Sunday (11 June) between 9am and 6pm.
Locations manager Davie Gardner said a temporary road closure order has been granted to ensure the safe movement of technical support vehicles on this very narrow stretch of road, and to ensure the safety of cast, crew and members of the public too.
“Local access will be maintained throughout, although a ‘stop/go’ traffic control system will operate between the hours of 0800 and 1900 on this day,” he said.
“These ‘holds’ will only apply for a few minutes at a time on each occasion.
“However, we nevertheless apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.”
On Monday (12 June) between 8am and 7pm crew intend to film at a private property located in Kalibrig, Weisdale.
“Although we do not intend to film on the roadway, a temporary ‘stop / go’ system of traffic management may be applied from time to time in order to ensure the safe movement of our technical support vehicles located nearby,” he said.
“These holds – if and when applied – will only be in place for a few minutes on each occasion.
“Nevertheless, here again we apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
“Our large vehicular support unit will be located at the Bixter quarry during this time, so please take note of this and drive carefully in these areas at all times – especially given that there will inevitably be a significant increase in traffic – including large articulated vehicles – on the surrounding roads.”
Anyone with any particular issues with this or those who require further information should contact Andy ‘Mod’ Ross (Assistant Locations Manager) on 07963 713 446 or Lyall Gair (Assistant Locations Manager – Shetland) on 07786 653 859.
“Once again apologies for any inconvenience or disruption this may cause but thanks too for your co-operation and understanding,” Gardner said.
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