Locations are presented in the order they first appeared in this episode. Where locations are returned to during the narrative, or are linked in the narrative (i.e. roads leading to a specific destination) we have grouped them together here for the sake of tidiness. Timings given are based on UK DVDs with 'PAL speed up'.


"Pargiter's Base of Operations"

 

(1A)
TOWER BRIDGE &
RIVER THAMES
(filmed from
BERMONDSEY WALL EAST
LONDON SE16)

 

(00:00) Establishing shot of the Thames and Tower Bridge.
 

The Tower of London also appeared in:
The Sentimental Agent -
Title Sequence
The Saint - 'Luella'
Man in a Suitcase - 'Variation on a Million Bucks' (Parts One and Two)
UFO - 'The Long Sleep'
The Protectors - 'Blockbuster'
The Adventurer - 'Mr Calloway is a Very Cautious Man'

Return of the Saint - 'The Obono Affair' and 'London Bridge is Falling Down'

 

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(1B)
BRIDGE WHARF
BATTERSEA
LONDON SW11

 

Identified by:
Geoff Dodd, May 2009

 

(00:06) The camera pans left across the riverside wharves...
 

Spotter's Note: Our roving photographer Craig Robins has very cleverly identified the exact positions of the 'Then' shots of Bridge Wharf, which is completely redeveloped, by noting distinguishing features on the riverbank wall. The 'Now' photographs have been lined up with reference to these tell-tale identifiers.

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Access: Public

(00:08) ...before coming to rest on a small wharf building, in which Pargiter and Lords Dorking and Surrey run through a covert test of their file-thieving equipment.
 

THEN... Blu-ray

...NOW

 

...NOW

Status: Redeveloped

Access: Public

(1C)
SCENE DOCKS
ELSTREE STUDIOS
SHENLEY ROAD
BOREHAMWOOD
HERTFORDSHIRE WD6

 

(23:54) Anne Soames drives her orange sports car down the street behind Pargiter's warehouse base and parks up outside the entrance (filmed from outside Stage 5).

 

(31:53) Jeff makes a phone call to the office. When he exits the box, he notices Anne Soames' sports car (call box and traffic lights located to the north west of Stage 5).
 

Also appeared in:
Used extensively in ITC productions and other television and films produced at Elstree Studios.

 

THEN...

THEN...

THEN...

...AERIAL VIEW - 1960...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Private

 

(31:53) Jeff makes a phone call to the office. When he exits the box, and goes to enter the warehouse opposite (call box and traffic lights located to the south east of Stage 5).
 

Spotter's Note: The position of the telephone box would be just over into the Tesco superstore land today.

THEN...

THEN...

THEN...

...AERIAL VIEW - 1960...

(35:27) Marty paces about, worried about Jeff.
 

 

THEN...

THEN...

(37:40) Marty concentrates on smashing the glass of the fire alarm (the plasterers' workshops are seen behind him).
 

(39:50) Jeff and Anne Soames emerge from the burning building Jeff avoids the police.

THEN...

...AERIAL VIEW - 1960...

...NOW

Status: Part Redeveloped

Access: Private

 

(1D)
BACKLOT TOWN
ELSTREE STUDIOS
SHENLEY ROAD
BOREHAMWOOD
HERTFORDSHIRE WD6
 

(37:40) The lamplight on a nearby wall shatters.
 

 

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Redeveloped

Access: None

(1E)
IMPERIAL STUDIOS MAXWELL ROAD
BOREHAMWOOD
HERTFORDSHIRE WD6

 

(38:42) Pargiter's warehouse is consumed in flames. The Fire Brigade are in attendance.

 

Spotter's Note: Monty Berman filmed this footage when the fire broke out next door to Elstree Studios, knowing it could be used in future productions.
 

It is worth noting that this incident took place at the Gate Recording Theatre, part of the Imperial Studios complex, then situated next to ABPC Elstree Studios, not the Gate Studios opposite Elstree and Borehamwood railways station. This is now redeveloped as Imperial Place and the fire area is now the car park for the new building.
 

Also appeared in:
The Champions -
'Happening'.

 

THEN...

THEN...

THEN...

THEN...

 

...NOW

Status: Redeveloped

Access: Private

 



"The Environs of
Jeff and Marty's Office"
 

 

(2A)
PALACE OF WESTMINSTER
(filmed from
ALBERT EMBANKMENT
LAMBETH
LONDON SE1)

 

(03:52) Establishing shot of the Palace of Westminster.
 

Also appeared in:
Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) -
'But What a Sweet Little Room'
The Avengers
- 'Death at Bargain Prices'
Danger Man - 'Whatever Happened to George Foster?'
Man in a Suitcase - 'The Bridge'
The Saint - 'The Imprudent Politician' and 'Double Take'
The Baron - 'So Dark the Night'
The Persuaders! - 'The Time and the Place'
The Adventurer - 'The Not So Merry Widow'

 

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(11:13) Jeff talks Natasha into having tea (optically printed process shot).
 

(14:40) Marty looks for Jeff (optically printed process shot).
 
 

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(2B)
THE TOWER OF LONDON
ST. KATHARINE'S & WAPPING
LONDON EC3

 

(03:58) Establishing shot of the Tower of London (filmed from the Tower's west side).
 

Also appeared in:
The Baron
- 'The Killing'
Man in a Suitcase - 'The Whisper'
Department S - 'The Man Who Got a New Face'
The Protectors - 'Talkdown'
The Persuaders! - 'The Time and the Place'
Return of the Saint - 'The Obono Affair'

 

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(07:43) Establishing shot of Tower Bridge and the River Thames...
 

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(07:49) The camera pans across to the Tower of London, with Tower Bridge behind and to the right of it (filmed from the Tower's west side).
 

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(2C)
PICCADILLY CIRCUS
WESTMINSTER
LONDON W1

 

(04:02) Establishing shot of Piccadilly Circus, beginning with a close up, zooming out to wider view.
 

Also appeared in:
Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased)
- 'Whoever Heard of a Ghost Dying' and 'The Ghost Who Saved the Bank at Monte Carlo'
Also used extensively in other ITC and ABPC television film series.

 

THEN...

...NOW

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(2D)
OLD COMPTON STREET
SOHO
LONDON W1

 

Identified by:
Marishka von Saatz, 2002

 

(04:05) Establishing shot of a London street, supposedly near where the Randall and Hopkirk agency is based.
 

Also appeared in:
Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) -
'The Smile Behind the Veil' and 'Could You Recognise the Man Again?'
H.G. Wells' Invisible Man -
'Blind Justice'
The Protectors - 'A Kind of Wild Justice' and 'Zeke's Blues'

 

 

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(2E)
SPRINGFIELD ROAD
HARROW
LONDON HA1

 

Identified by:
Andy Hulse

 

(04:13) Establishing shot of the entrance to the Randall and Hopkirk office building, with the camera zooming in to the sign by the entrance.

 

(30:45) A close-up of the sign by the entrance to the Randall and Hopkirk offices establishes the venue of the following scene.

 

Also appeared in:
Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased)
- 'But What a Sweet Little Room', 'For the Girl Who Has Everything', 'The Trouble with Women', 'Whoever Heard of a Ghost Dying', 'When the Spirit Moves You', 'Never Trust a Ghost' and others

 

Since Filming: The Randall and Hopkirk offices are long gone, demolished to make way for a new development. The grass verge seen in the early 1990s photograph represents the approximate point at which the offices stood. This too has also now gone and Jeff and Marty's offices are now under concrete, following the building in 1996 of a new shopping centre.

 

THEN...

...EARLY 1990s...

Status: Demolished

Access: None

...NOW

Status: Demolished

Access: None



"The Hilton Hotel"

 

LONDON HILTON
(now London Hilton on Park Lane)
(filmed from
Grosvenor Place)
22 PARK LANE
MAYFAIR
LONDON W1K

 

(05:44) The London Hilton Hotel, the venue for the beauty contest at which Jeff and Jeannie have been engaged to act as escorts for the contestants.  The camera zip-zooms to the top floors of the Hilton building.
 

Also appeared in:
Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased)
-
'A Sentimental Journey'
The Saint
- 'The Lawless Lady'
The Champions - 'To Trap a Rat' and 'Nutcracker'
Department S - 'The Trojan Tanker'
The Adventurer - 'Full Fathom Five'

 

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(21:45) Establishing shot of the Hilton Hotel, showing traffic passing the Wellington Arch.
 

(31:20) Establishing shot of the Hilton Hotel, zooming out to a wide shot from a close-up focusing on the the upper floors.

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"Visiting the
Public Records Office"

 

(4A)
THE STRAND
COVENT GARDEN
LONDON WC2

 

Identified by:
Stephen Carter, June 2001

 

(08:27) Jeannie drives Anne Soames to the Public Records building.
 

Also appeared in:
Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased)
-
'A Sentimental Journey'
Gideon's Way
- 'Fall High, Fall Hard'
The Baron
- 'The Edge of Fear'
Department S - 'A Small War of Nerves'
The Adventurer - 'Mr Calloway is a Very Cautious Man'

 

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(4B)
OAKLEY STREET
CHELSEA
LONDON sw3

 

Identified by:
Allen Dace, July 2018

 

(08:30) Jeannie drives Anne Soames to the Public Records Office, at first passing the junction with Phene Street (heading north west). Marty appears in the back seat and leans between them, unseen by either of the women. (Optically printed process shot using backplate.)
 

(08:50) Close-up on Marty, who is suspicious of why Anne Soames wishes to visit the riverside annexe of the Public Records Office. (Optically printed process shot using backplate.)

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(4C)
WATERLOO BRIDGE & SOMERSET HOUSE
VICTORIA EMBANKMENT
LONDON WC2

 

(08:51) Establishing shot of the riverside annexe of the Public Records Office, starting with a view from Waterloo Bridge (looking east towards St Paul's Cathedral)...
 

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(08:57) ...and panning around to Somerset House on the north bank of the Thames.
 

(10:06) Aboard his boat at the pier, Pargiter studies the Somerset House annexe through his binoculars.

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"Pargiter's Boat on
the River"

 

(5A)
CADOGAN PIER
CHELSEA EMBANKMENT
LONDON SW3
 

(09:41) Anne Soames, inside the Public Records Annexe, spies Pargiter's boat moored at the pier.
 

(10:34) Pargiter alights from the boat and makes his way up the gangway to the embankment.
 

(18:58) Lord Dorking goes to collect the stolen papers.

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(10:47) Lords Dorking and Surrey sail off down the river.
 

(15:28) Pargiter's boat is moored on the river.

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(5B)
SOUTH BANK from
CADOGAN PIER
CHELSEA EMBANKMENT
LONDON SW3
 

(09:45) Lords Dorking and Surrey throw doubt on the success of Anne Soames' mission, much to Pargiter's annoyance (optically printed process shot).
 

(16:10) While Pargiter operates the remote controlled robot, Lords Dorking and Surrey keep watch on the riverside.

 

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(5C)
RIVER THAMES from
CADOGAN PIER
CHELSEA EMBANKMENT
LONDON SW3
 

(28:28) The camera cuts to a shot of the Thames as Marty shows Jeff the recently repaired hole in the wall of the records office.
 

 

 

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Access: Public

(5D)
RIVER THAMES and
ALBERT BRIDGE from
CHELSEA EMBANKMENT
LONDON SW3
 

(38:23) Pargiter's boat heads off down the river.
 

 

 

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(38:26) Marty's appears on Pargiter's boat as it clears Albert Bridge (optically printed process shot).
 

 

 

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(5E)
RIVER THAMES and
BATTERSEA BRIDGE from
CHELSEA EMBANKMENT
LONDON SW3
 

(38:35) Pargiter's boat continues down the river, nearing Battersea Bridge.
 

 

 

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(41:44) Marty catches sight of Pargiter's boat by Battersea Bridge.
 

 

 

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(5F)
RIVER THAMES from
VICTORIA EMBANKMENT
(A3211)
LONDON SW1

 

(42:01) As Marty watches on, Pargiter's boat continues up the river (in reality, it has taken a huge step back down the river!).
 

 

 

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"Pargiter's Heist"

 

(6A)
WATER TANK
ELSTREE STUDIOS
SHENLEY ROAD
BOREHAMWOOD
HERTFORDSHIRE WD6

 

(16:13) Lord Dorking spies someone on the shore, close to the hole in the wall that the robot is using to reach into the records store.
 

(19:02) Dorking passes the old man on his way to find the robot.
 

(28:30) Jeff asks the old man for information.
 

Since Filming: The water tank behind Elstree Studios was in the main situated on part of the site purchased from the studios by Tesco plc. The tank has been filled in and the land remains otherwise undeveloped behind the Tesco store.
 

Spotter's Note: The sequences showing the hole in the wall were all filmed on an interior studio set.
 

Also appeared in:
Used extensively in ITC productions and other television and films produced at Elstree Studios.

 

THEN...

THEN...

THEN...

...AERIAL VIEW - 1960s...

 

...NOW

Status: Redeveloped

Access: Private

(6B)
STAGE 5 BUILDING
ELSTREE STUDIOS
SHENLEY ROAD
BOREHAMWOOD
HERTFORDSHIRE WD6

 

(18:13) The robot makes its way back, clasping the stolen files in its mechanical claw.
 

Since Filming: Stage 5 was demolished when the part of the Elstree Studios site it stood on was sold off to Tesco plc.
 

Also appeared in:
Used extensively in ITC productions and other television and films produced at Elstree Studios.

 

THEN...

THEN...

THEN...

...AERIAL VIEW - 1960s...

...NOW

Status: Redeveloped

Access: Private

 

(6C)
TIMBER STORE
ELSTREE STUDIOS
SHENLEY ROAD
BOREHAMWOOD
HERTFORDSHIRE WD6

 

(19:05) Dorking collects the papers.
 

Also appeared in:
Used extensively in ITC productions and other television and films produced at Elstree Studios.

 

THEN...

...AERIAL VIEW - 1960s...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Private

 



"Jeff's Apartment Block"

 

HANOVER HOUSE
ST. JOHN'S WOOD HIGH STREET
ST. JOHN'S WOOD
LONDON NW8

 

Identified by:
Sam Denham

 

(19:30) Establishing shot of Jeff's apartment building (footage re-used from My Late Lamented Friend and Partner).

 

Also appeared in:
Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased)
-
used extensively throughout the series
The Champions
- 'To Trap A Rat'

THEN... Blu-ray

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public (Private House)



"Jeff and Marty on the Trail"

 

(8A)
ANHALT ROAD
BATTERSEA
LONDON SW11

 

(27:22) Jeff waits in his Vauxhall whilst Marty checks the National Records archive to see what has been taken.

 

THEN... Blu-ray

...NOW

Status: Redeveloped

Access: Public (Houses Private)

(8B)
UNKNOWN ROAD 19a

 

(27:24) Marty appears in the passenger seat and the pair discuss his findings (optically printed process shot).

 

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Unidentified

Access: Public (Private House)



"Fire Crews to the Rescue"

 

(9A)
HENDON FIRE STATION
91 THE BURROUGHS
HENDON
LONDON NW4

 

(38:06) Two fire engines leave the station in response to Marty setting off the fire alarm at Pargiter's warehouse.

 

THEN... Blu-ray

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public

(38:10) The camera pans and follows the fire engines as they turn right onto The Burroughs.

 

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...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public

(38:14) The fire engines speed past the camera.

 

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...NOW

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"Tracking the Boat"

 

(10A)
CHELSEA EMBANKMENT
CHELSEA
LONDON SW3

 

(41:19) Jeff and Marty try to follow the boat from the road (near Old Church Street).

 

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Status: Recognisable

Access: Public

(41:22) The camera looks down Chelsea Embankment as the Vauxhall drives on (still near Old Church Street junction).

 

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Status: Recognisable

Access: Public

(41:25) The Vauxhall passes the Royal Hospital Chelsea (optically printed process shot).

 

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Access: Public

(41:34) Marty materialises on top of the Vauxhall, hoping to gain a better view of the river (optically printed process shot).

 

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Access: Public

(41:36) With Marty perched on top, the Vauxhall passes Albert Bridge.

 

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...NOW

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(41:41) The car continues down Chelsea Embankment, passing Lawrence Street (optically printed process shot).

 

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(41:48) Marty leans over to speak to Jeff as the Vauxhall passes the junction with Cheyne Walk, which runs parallel with Chelsea Embankment (optically printed process shot).

 

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(41:49) Marty rematerialises in the car next to Jeff as the car passes Embankment Gardens (optically printed process shot).

 

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(42:41) Jeff and Marty wonder what to do now they have lost the boat (optically printed process shot).

 

(42:52) Marty spots a car with the registration HAL 14, which he thinks is likely to be Pargiter's  (optically printed process shot).
 

(42:58) Marty tells Jeff to get after the other car  (optically printed process shot).
 

(43:05) Jeff starts the car  (optically printed process shot).

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(10B)
VICTORIA EMBANKMENT
LONDON SW1

 

(42:00) The camera pans from the boat on the river across to Victoria Embankment as Jeff and Marty follow it in the Vauxhall.

 

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(10C)
CHEYNE WALK
CHELSEA
LONDON SW10

 

(42:15) The Vauxhall continues on.

 

 

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(10D)
CREMORNE ROAD
CHELSEA
LONDON SW10

 

(42:34) The shot opens with a shot of Battersea Bridge from Cremorne Road....

 

 

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(42:36) Jeff and Marty lose sight of the boat and pull up at the side of the road (Cremorne Road, just beyond the junction with Blantyre Road).

 

(See also 11A)

THEN... Blu-ray

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public



"Chase That Car!"

 

(11A)
CREMORNE ROAD
CHELSEA
LONDON SW10

 

(42:50) Marty spots a red Bentley car exiting from the pier entrance.

 

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Status: Recognisable

Access: Public

(42:52) The car swings out onto Cremorne Road.

 

(42:55) Marty reckons that its registration number - HAL 14 - means that it could well be Pargiter's.

 

(43:03) The Bentley passes the junction with Lots Road as Marty and Jeff discuss whether it is or isn't Pargiter's.

THEN... Blu-ray

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public

(43:09) The Vauxhall sets off down Cremorne Road in pursuit of the Bentley, turning right into Dartrey Road.

 
 

 

THEN... Blu-ray

...NOW

Status: Recognisable (Altered)

Access: Public

Since Filming: Dartrey Road - the road that the Vauxhall turns into - no longer exists, having been removed (along with five others) in the construction of the World's End housing estate.

 

Demolition of the road was underway in 1969 and may already have been happening when Jeff's car was filmed turning into it.

 

The map to the right overlays the original streets over the current map and the 'Now' photo shows the Blantyre Tower, which stands on the original site of Dartrey Road, viewed from Lots Road.

 

 

MAP COMPARISON...

...NOW

(11B)
RAVENSCOURT ROAD
(Junction with KING STREET)
HAMMERSMITH
LONDON W6

 

(43:16) Pargiter's car pulls out onto....

 

 

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...NOW

Status: Recognisable (Altered)

Access: Public

(11C)
KING STREET
HAMMERSMITH
LONDON W6

 

Identified by:
John Holburn, RAHDAS

 

(43:19) ...King Street.

 

 

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(43:23) The rearward view from the Bentley (at the junction of St Peter's Grove).

 

(44:34) The Vauxhall remains on the Bentley's tail (optically printed process shot).

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Status: Recognisable

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(43:29) A wide angle shot of King Street as the two cars approach (camera sited by the junction of Beavor Lane).

 

 

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...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public

(43:32) The camera pans as the cars pass (looking towards the junction of Ravenscourt Park).  The camera then zooms to a Police car (see 11F).

 

 

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...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public

(43:49) The cars drive over the zebra crossing.

 

 

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...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public

(43:54) The Bentley swerves into Beavor Lane.

 

 

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(44:01) Jeff follows the Bentley and turns into Beavor Lane.
 

(44:10) The Police car misses the turning, brakes hard, reverses and finally turns down Beavor Lane.

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...NOW

Status: Recognisable (Altered)

Access: Public

(11D)
GOODGE STREET
(Junction of WHITFIELD STREET)
FITZROVIA
LONDON W1

 

Identified by:
Craig Robins, July 2018

 

(43:20) Seated in the back seat of the Bentley, Pargiter turns to look out of the rear windscreen. They are being followed! (Optically printed process shot)

 

(44:33) Pargiter checks the rear and announces that ther are still being pursued (optically printed process shot).

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...NOW

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(11E)
SUSSEX GARDENS /
WESTBOURNE TERRACE
PADDINGTON
LONDON W2

 

Identified by:
Alan Hayes, October 2018
Anthony McKay (Backplate)

 

(43:25) Pargiter tells Dorking and Surrey that they are definitely being followed. They must go faster. They pass St. James' Church and drive onto Westbourne Terrace. (Optically printed process shot - Backplate no 31019/31020)

 

(43:52) Pargiter declares that they must take evasive action (optically printed process shot).

THEN...

...BACKPLATE...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public

(11F)
TOTTENHAM COURT ROAD
BLOOMSBURY
LONDON W1T
 

Identified by:
Anthony McKay

 

(43:34) As they pass Goodge Street Station (they sure are getting around!), Marty points out that they have company - the police are on their tail (optically printed process shot).
 

(43:58) Marty notes that the Bentley has turned off as they pass the junction with Holland Street (optically printed process shot).
 

(44:04) Marty covers his eyes as they just make the corner (optically printed process shot).
 

Also appeared in:
Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased)
- 'All Work and No Pay', 'Never Trust A Ghost', and 'Could You Recognise the Man Again?'
The Avengers - 'The Sell Out'
Gideon's Way - 'The Thin Red Line'

Man in a Suitcase - 'Variation on a Million Bucks, Part 1' and 'Web with Four Spiders'
Department S - 'Blackout' and 'The Perfect Operation'
Strange Report - 'Report 2641 - Hostage: If You Won't Learn, Die!'

 

THEN... Blu-ray

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public

(11G)
BEAVOR LANE
HAMMERSMITH
LONDON W6

 

Identified by:
John Holburn, RAHDAS

 

(43:34) As the two cars drive past at speed, the camera zooms in on a black Jaguar Police car parked in Beavor Lane. It pulls out to pursue the vehicles, its siren wailing.

 

 

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(43:34) The Bentley turns into another part of Beavor Lane, and turns directly into...

 

(44:20) Jeff drives into Beavor Lane heading for...
 

(44:24) Finally, the police car drives down Beavor Lane and turns into...

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ST PETERS ROAD
HAMMERSMITH
LONDON W6
 

(44:05) The Bentley heads down St Peters Road, passing some workers at the roadside.
 

(44:03) Marty covers his eyes as they just avoid hitting a parked car.

 

(44:28) The police car almost hits the parked car.

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ELSTREE STUDIOS
SHENLEY ROAD
BOREHAMWOOD
HERTFORDSHIRE WD6
 

(44:38) The Bentley speeds in and nearly crashes into a lorry which reverses and unintentionally blocks its path. Jeff and Marty arrive and confront Pargiter and his Lords. The police arrive shortly afterwards.
 

Since Filming: Of the buildings seen in this sequence, only the Lumber Store does not survive today.

 

Also appeared in:
Used extensively in ITC productions and other television and films produced at Elstree Studios.

 

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Certain information reprinted with permission from the excellent A Guide to Avengerland website.
Our grateful thanks to Anthony McKay for his kind co-operation and many years work in location hunting.

We are also indebted to the researches of Vanessa Bergman and members of RAHDAS,
the former Randall and Hopkirk Appreciation Society.

Section compiled by: John Holburn, Anthony McKay, Alan Hayes and Vince Cox
Blu-ray grabs by:
Craig Robins
 Modern photos:
John Holburn, Vince Cox, Alys Hayes and Craig Robins
'Also appeared in' and certain location information:
Anthony McKay
With thanks to Paul Welsh

Please note that Blu-ray grabs have been regraded to highlight details of the filming locations
and are therefore not representative of the actual look of the Blu-rays (which are graded appropriately!).

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