Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013

Gresse Street

GPS Coordinates

51°31'01"-00°07'56" show decimal

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London A-Z

Page 160, C7

Nicholson

Page 273, M8

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Gresse Street
Fitzrovia, London

Gresse Street is a small street lying a little off Tottenham Court Road.

How to get here from Berners Mews:

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Walk: Walk east on Eastcastle Street, and then left into Newman Street. Follow the street to Newman Passage on the right, then continue through the alleyway into Rathbone Street. Head right and follow the road round into Rathbone Place; Gresse Street is the second on the left. +

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General Directions to get to this location.

 

Access: PublicStatus: alteredGresse Street

Photo

Photograph taken: 9th July 2006 by Chuck Foster

The War Machines (4)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 22 May 1966
A War Machine menaces the public.

 

Additional Notes:

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The end of Gresse Street has been demolished for "modern" buildings; it is just possible to see some of the old windows and the wall that are on the right-hand side of the screen shot.

Where to walk to next?

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Tottenham Court Road (The War Machines). Turn right into Stephen Street, leading into Tottenham Court Road itself.

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Bedford Square (The War Machines). Turn right into Stephen Street, leading to Tottenham Court Road. Cross over and head north, then turn right into Bayley Street, which leads into Bedford Square itself; the story was filmed on the eastern side.

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Charlotte Place (The War Machines). Follow Gresse Street north and west into Rathbone Place; turn right and then when you reach the junction head left along Rathbone Street, following it along until you reach Charlotte Place as it turns sharply right.

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Berners Mews (The War Machines). Follow Gresse Street north and west into Rathbone Place, then turn right. At the junction, turn left into Rathbone Street, and then follow the alleyway into Newman Passage and Newman Street. Turn left and head south to Eastcastle Street on the right; Berners Mews is then on the right.

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Margaret Street (Invasion of the Dinosaurs): 0.32 miles.

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Neal Street (The Web of Fear): 0.38 miles.

Related Stories

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The War Machines [22 May 1966]

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