Last Alteration: Sunday 23 March 2014

Lydstep Flats

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51°30'00"-03°12'44" show decimal

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Lydstep Flats
Lydstep Crescent, Gabalfa, Cardiff

How to get here:

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Bus: Route 35 - Stop at Cathedral View. Head south into Llanidloes Road, and then turn left - the flat are on the opposite side of the road. +

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableBlock 1

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Photograph taken: 22nd July 2008 by Chuck Foster

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Rose
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Filmed: 18 Oct 2004
Rose follows the Doctor down the stairs.

 

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Photograph taken: 22nd July 2008 by Chuck Foster

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Rose
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Filmed: 18 Oct 2004
Rose and the Doctor chat leaving the flats.

 

Photo

Photograph taken: 22nd July 2008 by Chuck Foster

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Rose
Screen Shot
Filmed: 18 Oct 2004
Rose and the Doctor chat leaving the flats.

 

Photo

Photograph taken: 22nd July 2008 by Chuck Foster

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Rose
Screen Shot
Filmed: 18 Oct 2004
Rose and the Doctor chat leaving the flats.

 

Photo

Photograph taken: 22nd July 2008 by Chuck Foster

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Rose
Screen Shot
Filmed: 18 Oct 2004
Rose and the Doctor chat leaving the flats.

 

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableBlock 2

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Photograph taken: 22nd July 2008 by Chuck Foster

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Rose
Screen Shot
Filmed: 18 Oct 2004
Rose and the Doctor chat leaving the flats.

 

Photo

Photograph taken: 22nd July 2008 by Chuck Foster

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Rose
Screen Shot
Filmed: 18 Oct 2004
Rose and the Doctor chat leaving the flats.

 

Photo

Photograph taken: 22nd July 2008 by Chuck Foster

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Rose
Screen Shot
Filmed: 18 Oct 2004
Rose and the Doctor chat leaving the flats.

 

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableBlock3

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Photograph taken: 22nd July 2008 by Chuck Foster

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Rose
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Filmed: 18 Oct 2004
Rose and the Doctor chat walking past the flats.

 

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableGreen

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Photograph taken: 22nd July 2008 by Chuck Foster

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Rose
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Filmed: 18 Oct 2004
Rose and the Doctor chat walking past the flats.

 

Where to walk to next?

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Llanidloes Road (Rose). Walk across the playing field behind the flats to Llanidloes Road.

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Gabalfa Avenue (Sleeper): 0.17 miles.

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Llandaff Cathedral (Human Nature, The Family of Blood, The Eleventh Hour, Vincent and the Doctor): 0.39 miles.

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Heol Gabriel (Turn Left): 0.43 miles.

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The Cathedral Green (The Family of Blood, The Eleventh Hour): 0.43 miles.

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The White House (The Eleventh Hour): 0.43 miles.

Filming Reports:

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10 Sep 2013: Album - Filming for The Time of The Doctor

Production Notes:

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The sequence runs with the Doctor and Rose walking down the stairs and out of block one, walking through the first set of garages. They then walk around the second block and then through the next set of garages, before finally passing the last block. Then they turn around and walk across the playing fields towards Llanidloes Road, ending up walking back past block one!

In the News:

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10 Sep 2013: Digital Spy - 'Doctor Who': Matt Smith shoots scenes for final episode - pictures

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10 Sep 2013: Daily Star - Doctor Who star forced to wear wig after shaving head for film role

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10 Sep 2013: Daily Mail - Keep your wig on! Matt Smith keeps a tight grip on his hair as he shoots his final scenes as Doctor Who

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10 Sep 2013: Wales Online - Doctor Who's latest cosmic gadget? Matt Smith has wig fitted to film final scenes in Cardiff

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10 Sep 2013: Radio Times - Doctor Who Christmas Special filming begins - and Matt Smith's wig looks pretty convincing

Related Stories

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Rose [18 Oct 2004]: The Powell Estate

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The Time of The Doctor

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Doctor Who Series 8 Filming [Mar 2014]: Block #2 (not 100% confirmed when filmed - reported as used as establishing shots, unknown date)

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