Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013

Walmer Road

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51°30'40"-00°12'42" show decimal

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Walmer Road
Notting Hill, London

In the 19th Century Walmer Road was the site for a number of potteries, and one of the few remaining examples of a bottle kiln may be seen on the road opposite Avondale Park.

How to get here:

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Underground (Hammersmith & City): Latimer Road - Turn left out of the station and walk along Bramley Road leading into St Ann's Road. Then turn left into Stoneleigh Place. At the end, turn right into Sirdar Road and then left into Mary Place. This leads into Walmer Road. +

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Bus: Ladbroke Grove Map - Route 295, stop St Ann's Road, Stoneleigh Place. Head along Stoneleigh Place, turning right at the end into Sirdar Road and then left into Mary Place. This leads into Walmer Road. +

 

Access: PublicStatus: recognisableNorth

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Photograph taken: 27th May 2006 by Chuck Foster

The Invasion (2)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 11 Sep 1968
A car is following the Doctor and Jamie as they walk along a street on the way back from Vaughn's headquarters.

 

Additional Notes:

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The flats in the far distance are recognisable, as are the nearer ones on the left hand side of the road; the remains of the walls for the building on the immediate left still remain.

 

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Photo

Photograph taken: 27th May 2006 by Chuck Foster

The Invasion (2)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 11 Sep 1968
The Doctor and Jamie start to run as they realise they are being followed.

 

Where to walk to next?

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Heathfield Street (The Invasion). Head along Walmer Road until you reach the pedestrian passageway to Portland Road; the car park where Heathfield Street used to be is just on the left along the path.

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Princedale Road (The Invasion). Head south along Walmer Road until you reach the end, then continue south into Princedale Road. Continue along here until you reach Penzance Place.

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St. James's Gardens (The Invasion). Head south along Walmer Road until you reach the end, then continue south into Princedale Road. Continue along here and then turn right into Penzance Place, which leads into St. James's Gardens.

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Swancombe House (walkway) (The Silurians): 0.26 miles.

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John Nodes Funeral Service (Remembrance of the Daleks): 0.49 miles.

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Wood Lane Central Line Station (The Dalek Invasion of Earth): 0.55 miles.

General Details:

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Hippodrome Mews is the only surviving reminder of the Hippodrome Race Course that used to stretch around Notting Hill in the mid-19th Century.

Further links about the location:

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History of the Notting Hill Area

Related Stories

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The Invasion [11 Sep 1968]: Having left Vaughn's London headquarters, the Doctor and Jamie realise they are being followed.

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