Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013

Merthyr Road

GPS Coordinates

51°30'46"-03°13'11" show decimal

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Merthyr Road
Coryton, Cardiff, CF14 1DG, Wales

The "Birds Fresh Fish" (no 4) shop can be seen by the crossing when the Blowfish pulls to a halt.

How to get here:

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Bus: Cardiff Bus Map - Routes 21/23 and 24/25 run along Merthyr Road. +

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Road: M4 - Exit the M4 at junction 32, then head south on the A4054 (Pendwyallt Road). Passing over the railway bridge, continue along Park Road, and then cross the roundabout onto Penlline Road. Merthyr Road is across the next set of traffic lights. +

Parking Details

roadside (Church Road)

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableJunction with Church Road

Photo

Photograph taken: 22nd July 2008 by Chuck Foster

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Kiss Kiss Bang bang
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Filmed: 5 Aug 2007
A sportscar pulls up at some traffic lights as old woman prepares to cross.

 

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Photograph taken: 22nd July 2008 by Chuck Foster

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Kiss Kiss Bang bang
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Filmed: 5 Aug 2007
The sportscar pulls up opposite.

 

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Photograph taken: 22nd July 2008 by Chuck Foster

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Kiss Kiss Bang bang
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Filmed: 5 Aug 2007
The woman looks astonished as she sees the blowfish driving.

 

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Photograph taken: 22nd July 2008 by Chuck Foster

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Kiss Kiss Bang bang
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Filmed: 5 Aug 2007
The SUV pulls up and Gwen asks the woman if she saw the blowfish in the sportscar.

Kiss Kiss Bang bang
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Filmed: 5 Aug 2007
"Bloody Torchwood!"

 

Where to walk to next?

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Penlline Road (Kiss Kiss Bang Bang). No route recorded to this location.

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Whitchurch High School (Revenge of the Slitheen): 0.12 miles.

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Kelston Road (Kiss Kiss Bang Bang): 0.27 miles.

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Whitchurch Hospital (From Out Of The Rain, The Nightmare Man): 0.57 miles.

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No 22 Pen-Y-Dre (The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe): 0.66 miles.

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Franklen Road (Partners in Crime, Turn Left): 0.68 miles.

Production Notes:

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The crossing that the old woman uses to cross in front of the sportscar was a prop; in reality it is just a traffic light, and the actual crossing is further back down the road (visible on screen!).

Related Stories

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Kiss Kiss Bang Bang [5 Aug 2007]: The Blowfish stops for a woman at a crossing.

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