Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013

Gerrards Cross Sand and Gravel Quarry

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51°35'25"-00°35'47" show decimal

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Gerrards Cross Sand and Gravel Quarry
Wapsey's Wood, Oxford Road, Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire, SL9 8TE

The quarry provides both sand and gravel, with the companies London Concrete Ltd and Bardon Aggregates using it.

How to get here:

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Road: M40 - Exit junction 2 (A365); head north on the A365 and then turn right at the next roundabout onto the A40. The quarry will be on the right-hand side after about a mile. (2.1 miles, 3m) +

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This location is private and has no or limited access only. The quarry is operational, and it is unsafe to enter; however it is possible to see it from the boundaries.

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableGeneral View

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«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 19th January 2007 by Scott Frankton

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The Tomb of the Cybermen (1)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 12 Jun 1967
The Doctor's party is captured.

The Dominators (3)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 25,29 Apr, 2,3 May 1968
Toba sends his Quarks into attack.

The Twin Dilemma (3)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 8 Feb 1984
The Doctor realises gastropods are involved.

 

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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St. Peter's Court (Terror of the Autons): 2.08 miles.

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Church Lane car park (Terror of the Autons): 2.08 miles.

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Isle of Wight Farm (The Reign of Terror): 2.53 miles.

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Amersham Road (A413) (Logopolis): 2.71 miles.

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Little Paston (Battlefield): 2.99 miles.

Also seen in:

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1976/1977: The New Avengers: The quarry crops up occasionally in the series for, weil, quarry type scenes. Notable appearances include being middle eastern desert in Obsession.

Related Stories

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The Tomb of the Cybermen [12 Jun 1967]

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The Dominators [25,29 Apr, 2,3 May 1968]: The planet Dulkis

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The Twin Dilemma [8 Feb 1984]

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Attack of the Cybermen [30-31 May 1984]: Telos ...

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