Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013

Dragon International Film Studios

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51°31'56"-03°28'00" show decimal

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Dragon International Film Studios
Llanilid, Pencoed, Bridgend

The Dragon complex, nicknamed Valleywood, provides some tweleve sound stages for the use of film and television. It was developed by the Dragon Internatioal Studios consortium chaired by Sir Richard Attenborough. It opened in 2009, but with limited activity has been threatened with closure.

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Argoed Quarry (Utopia, Doctor Who Series Seven Part 2): 2.23 miles.

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St. Mary's Church (Lost In Time): 2.54 miles.

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Hanson's Aggregates (Forest Wood) (Doctor Who Series Seven Part 2): 2.67 miles.

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Ty Candy Farm (Goodbye, Sarah Jane Smith): 3.00 miles.

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Lanelay Hall (Amy's Choice, The Lodger): 3.03 miles.

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Pontyclun (private swimming pool) (A Day in the Death): 3.06 miles.

In the News:

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3 Mar 2011: BBC News - "Valleywood film studios faces possible sell-off"

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24 Oct 2009: Western Mail - "Dragon film studios finally roar to life"

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15 Oct 2009: Glamorgan Gazette - "Valleywood in action"

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12 Feb 2008: BBC News - "Rainforest plan for film studios"

Related Studio Stories

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The Doctor's Wife [22-24 Sep 2010]: TARDIS corridors

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