Last Alteration: Monday 08 April 2013

Peter's Hill

GPS Coordinates

51°30'44"-00°05'54" show decimal

Google Earth

Location Point

London A-Z

Page 168, C2

Nicholson

Page 279, H10

Ordnance Survey

Page 251, D5

Streetmap

Online Map

Peter's Hill
London, EC4

Peter's Hill (originally known as St. Peter's Steps) form a pedestrian walkway leading up from the Thames to St. Paul's Cathedral, and also allow a clear view of the cathedral from across the Millennium Bridge.

How to get here:

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No route recorded to this location.

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No route recorded to this location.

 

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Photo

«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 24th September 2009 by Chuck Foster

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The Invasion (6)
Screen Shot
Screen Shot
Filmed: 8 Sep 1968
The Cybermen march down from St. Paul's as their invasion of London begins!

 

Additional Notes:

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The steps were redeveloped during the 1990s, providing a more disabled-friendly route from Queen Victoria Street to St. Paul's Cathedral; the surrounding office blocks were also extensively rebuilt around the same time.

Where to walk to next?

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Queen Victoria Street (The Invasion). No route recorded to this location.

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Knightrider Street (The Invasion). No route recorded to this location.

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Distaff Lane (The Invasion). No route recorded to this location.

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Ludgate Hill (The Invasion). No route recorded to this location.

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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St. Paul's Hotel (The Bells of Saint John): 0.04 miles.

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St. Paul's Cathedral (The Web of Fear, Doctor Who Series 8 Filming): 0.08 miles.

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Watling Street (An Unearthly Child): 0.11 miles.

Filming Reports:

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19 Jul 2014: Album - Filming for Doctor Who Series 8 Filming

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19 Jul 2014: orac1111 on Flickr - Filming for Doctor Who Series 8 Filming

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19 Jul 2014: Deborah Willemen on Facebook - Filming for Doctor Who Series 8 Filming

In the News:

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21 Jul 2014: Guardian - "Doctor Who: series 8 looks like a scorcher"

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21 Jul 2014: Mirror - "Doctor Who: Cybermen unmasked while filming legendary scenes at St Paul?s Cathedral"

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21 Jul 2014: Radio Times - "Peter Capaldi takes a break from Doctor Who filming in London to give a tourist directions"

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24 Nov 2010: Daily Mail - "Quick, to the Tardis! Doctor Who's Cybermen invade London" (Reenactment of the Cybermen march from The Invasion as part of promotion for the Doctor Who Experience)

General Details:

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St. Paul's Cathedral was built by Sir Christopher Wren between 1675 and 1710; the great Dome visible from St. Peter's Steps was inspired by St. Peter's Basilica in Rome.

Further links about the location:

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Official St. Paul's Cathedral Website

Related Stories

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The Invasion [8 Sep 1968]: The Invasion has begun!

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