Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013

The Port Of Cardiff

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51°27'33"-03°08'52" show decimal

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The Port Of Cardiff
Cardiff Docks, Cardiff, Wales

The Port of Cardiff is a collection of businesses and works related to commerce that arrives at the ports that take up the southern side of Cardiff to the east of the Bay.

How to get here from Harbour Drive:

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Walk: You cannot actually get into the Port from here, as it is private; however from the edge of Harbour Drive you can clearly see the row of warehouses seen in Love & Monsters and the rough ground in several other stories (eg. End of Days). If you stand near the lighthouse you can make out the bridge where the Cyberarmy attack in Doomsday. +

This location is private and has no or limited access only. Access to the port is private, but parts of the site used in filming are visible from the Cardiff Bay area.

 

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Photo

«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 8th September 2009 by Chuck Foster

"Photo taken from the end of Harbour Drive, best public view?"

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Doomsday
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Screen Shot
Filmed: 15 Jan 2006
The Cybermen attack an army blockade.

The Sontaran Stratagem
Screen Shot
Filmed: 2007
Jo's car drives into the river.

 

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Love & MonstersScreen Shot
Filmed: 22 Mar 2006

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Rise of the CybermenScreen Shot
Filmed: 22 Mar 2006

Rise of the CybermenScreen Shot
Filmed: 22 Mar 2006

Rise of the CybermenScreen Shot
Filmed: 22 Mar 2006

Other nearby locations:

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Harbour Drive (Cyberwoman, They Keep Killing Suzie, To The Last Man). N/A: Harbour Drive is to the northwest of the Port.

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Cardiff Heliport (Rise of the Cybermen, The Age of Steel, The Idiot's Lantern, Daleks in Manhattan, Evolution of the Daleks, Whatever Happened to Sarah Jane?). N/A: Cardiff Heliport is to the east of the Port.

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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BBC Studios (Roath Lock): 0.41 miles.

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Cargo Road (Love & Monsters, End of Days): 0.49 miles.

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Port Teigr (Love & Monsters, End of Days, Adam, Exit Wounds, The Sontaran Stratagem, Cold War): 0.49 miles.

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Doctor Who Experience (Voyage of the Damned, The Day of The Doctor): 0.55 miles.

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Britannia Quay (Doctor Who Series 8 Filming): 0.62 miles.

In the News:

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24 Jun 2010: BBC News - "Work starts on BBC Wales drama village in Cardiff Bay"

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11 Sep 2009: Broadcast Online - "Fat Studio for BBC Wales", article on a proposed new developmemt in the Roath Basin that could encompass much of the brownfield area there at present. The BBC is believed to be interested in moving its studio operations there.

Other show-related mentions for the location:

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1 Aug 2007: Photo Album - Filming for "Voyage of the Damned" on the docks.

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BBC Wales - Doctor Who Locations: filming for Rise of the Cybermen

Further links about the location:

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Associated British Ports - Port of Cardiff

Related Stories

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Love & Monsters

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Rise of the Cybermen [4 Nov 2005] (Roath Dock): Homeless people are "recruited" to the cause.

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Doomsday [15 Jan 2006] (Compass Road Bridge): Troops battle a Cyber army at a bridge

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End of Days

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Adam [2007]: Jack emerges from the sewers and is met by Adam.

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The Sontaran Stratagem

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The End of Time [14 Apr 2009]: The Doctor chases the Master and meets Wilf

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