Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013

Blenheim Road

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51°29'46"-03°09'32" show decimal

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Blenheim Road
Pen-y-lan, Cardiff

How to get here from Princes Avenue:

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Walk: Turn left into Roath Court Road and then follow this until it becomes pedestrianised and bears left into Albany Road. Turn right into Blenheim Road and then follow it up to Kimberley Road. (0.7 miles, 11m) +

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General Directions to get to this location.

Parking Details

roadside

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableJunction with Kimberley Road

Photo

«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 25th February 2008 by Chuck Foster

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The Idiot's Lantern
Screen Shot
Filmed: 10 Feb 2006
Magpie's Electricals amidst a storm

The Idiot's Lantern
Screen Shot
Filmed: 10 Feb 2006
The Doctor runs from the shop, wondering where Magpie could have gone.

 

Additional Notes:

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The shop is believed to be number 75 Kimberley Road (next door is number 73).

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableSide of Shop

Photo

Photograph taken: 25th February 2008 by Chuck Foster

The Idiot's Lantern
Screen Shot

The Idiot's Lantern
Screen Shot
Filmed: 10 Feb 2006
The Doctor and Tommy run with the blocking device.

 

Where to walk to next?

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23 Waterloo Gardens (Partners in Crime). Head east on Kimberley Road, then turn right into Waterloo Road. Cross over and then turn left into Waterloo Gardens. (0.3 miles, 6m)

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St Peter's Sports and Social Club (Love & Monsters). Head east on Kimberley Road, then turn right into Waterloo Road. Follow it down the hill, past the roundabout, and then turn left into St. Margaret's Crescent. Then turn right into Southminster Road and follow it to the end. Cross over to the church and on its left is the path leading to the sports field. (0.6 miles, 11m)

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Princes Avenue (The Runaway Bride). Head southwest on Blenheim Road until you reach Albany Road. Cross over and turn left, then bear right onto Road Court Road (pedestrianised end). Princes Road will be on the right, near the end of the road. (0.7 miles, 11m)

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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79 Westville Road (The Lodger): 0.08 miles.

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Mill Gardens (The Lodger): 0.09 miles.

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Westville Road (The Lodger, The Big Bang): 0.09 miles.

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Stallcourt Avenue (Partners in Crime): 0.21 miles.

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UWIC: Cardiff School of Management (Everything Changes): 0.43 miles.

Filming Reports:

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10 Feb 2006: Flickr: Viola Jen - Photos from filming for The Idiot's Lantern

Production Notes:

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The shot of the Doctor pointing to Alexandra Palace is actually green-screen, with David Tennant being insert onto a plate shot taken on Gladwell Road during Maureen Lipman's recording at the Palace.

Related Stories

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The Idiot's Lantern [10 Feb 2006]: Location of Magpie's Shop

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