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Grangemoor Park

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51°27'23"-03°11'23" show decimal

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Grangemoor Park
Cardiff

Grangemoor Park (also known as Penarth Moors) was originally a rubbish tip, but was transformed into a recreational park, opening in 2000.

How to get here:

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Road: A48 - Follow the A48 to the Culverhouse Cross, and then head towards Cardiff on the A4232. Take the exit to the A4055, then turn left at the roundabout and follow the road to ASDA. (~5.6 miles, 10m) +

Parking Details

ASDA car park (up to two hours)

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableLooking West 

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Photograph taken: 4th December 2007 by Scott Frankton

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The Warriors of Kudlak
Screen Shot
Filmed: 2007
Sarah's machine streams particles into the sky.

 

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableTowards the works

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Photograph taken: 4th December 2007 by Scott Frankton

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The Age of Steel
Screen Shot
Filmed: 2007
The Doctor and gang arrive opposite Battersea Power Station.

 

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableTowards the Business Park

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Photograph taken: 4th December 2007 by Scott Frankton

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The Age of Steel
Screen Shot
Filmed: 2007
The Doctor and gang discuss tactics.

Partners in Crime
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Filmed: 8 Oct 2007
Donna finds her father on the hill. (deleted scene)

 

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«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 9th September 2009 by Chuck Foster

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Partners in Crime
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Filmed: 8 Oct 2007
Geoff watches the skies. (deleted scene)

 

Where to walk to next?

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Dunleavey Drive (The Mark of the Berserker). Head south down the hill to the roundabout.

Other nearby locations:

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Earl Street (Out of Time). No route recorded to this location.

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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West Point Industrial Estate (The Runaway Bride, Sleeper): 0.30 miles.

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Channel View Flats (Rose, Aliens of London, The Empty Planet, Doctor Who Series 8 Filming): 0.34 miles.

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Channel View Road (The Empty Planet): 0.36 miles.

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Penarth Road (Day One): 0.50 miles.

Production Notes:

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8 Oct 2008: This was originally filmed for Partners in Crime with Donna's father Geoff, but in the end the only part of the scene was Donna walking up the hill. The actual 'chat' became with Wilf at his allotment (Lady Mary Allotments).

Trivia:

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The Series Four Companion lists this location as Grange Well Park, but Cardiff Council's website reports it as Grangemoor Park.

Further links about the location:

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BBC Wales - Age of Steel locations.

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Cardiff Council - Grangemoor Park

Related Stories

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The Age of Steel [5 Dec 2005]: Overlooking Battersea Power Station

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The Warriors of Kudlak [13 Jul 2007]: Sarah demonstrates her rain machine.

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Partners in Crime [8 Oct 2007]: Donna walks up "the hill" to Wilf's allotment.

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