Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013

Birkbeck Road

GPS Coordinates

51°30'29"-00°15'50" show decimal

Google Earth

Location Point

Birkbeck Road
Acton

Cameron Scrap Merchants (no 36) has now been demolished and the site has now become a couple of flats.

How to get here from Lucas CAV:

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Walk: Walk north to the end of Larden Road, then turn left onto the Vale; continue along here, and then turn right into Birkbeck Road. +

 

Access: publicStatus: partialBirkbeck Court

Photo

Photograph taken: 19th February 2007 by Chuck Foster

Attack of the Cybermen (1)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 1 Jun 1984
Two policemen watch Lytton's gang arrive at the scrapyard.

 

 

Access: publicStatus: alteredNumber 36

Photo

Photograph taken: 19th February 2007 by Chuck Foster

Attack of the Cybermen (1)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 1 Jun 1984
The police head over towards the scrapyard where the TARDIS has materialised.

 

Additional Notes:

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The scrapyard's position is now occupied by numbers 36a and 36b.

Where to walk to next?

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Horn Lane (site of former TAVC) (Remembrance of the Daleks). Head north along Birkbeck Road, and turn left at the top into the High Street. Turn right into Horn Lane and then continue along it until you see Springfield Gardens on the left. The site of the former TA Centre is just after Cresswick Road on the left.

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Lucas CAV (State of Decay). Head down Birkbeck Road, then turn left and walk along The Vale until you reach Larden Road on the right-hand side. Walk along the road to the factory entrance at number 54.

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Davis Road (Attack of the Cybermen). Head down Birkbeck Road, then turn left and walk along The Vale until you reach Davis Road on the right-hand side. It's quite a walk (about a mile), so alternatively take the 207 or 266 buses and get off at The Vale/Third Avenue bus stop.

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Becklow Road (Attack of the Cybermen): 0.79 miles.

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KJP Trading: 0.91 miles.

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Old Oak Common Lane (Remembrance of the Daleks): 1.01 miles.

Related Stories

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Attack of the Cybermen [1 Jun 1984]: Lytton's gang break into the sewers via a scrapyard.

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