Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013

Westgate Street

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51°28'44"-03°10'48" show decimal

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Westgate Street

Westgate Street
Cardiff, Wales

How to get here from Talbot Place:

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Walk: Head east on Talbot Street, then turn right onto Cathedral Road. Turn left onto Castle Street, cross the river, and bear right onto Westgate Street. (0.6 miles, 11m) +

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisabledot Old Inland Revenue Building  dot

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Photograph taken: 26th February 2008 by Chuck Foster

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Sleeper
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Filmed: 1 Jul 2007
The sleeper walks up the telecommunications buildings.

 

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Photograph taken: 26th February 2008 by Chuck Foster

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Sleeper
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Filmed: 1 Jul 2007
The sleeper walks into the telecommunications buildings.

 

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Photograph taken: 27th February 2008 by Chuck Foster

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Sleeper
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Filmed: 1 Jul 2007
The Sleeper explodes inside the building.

 

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisabledot The Queens Vaultsdot

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Photograph taken: 27th February 2008 by Chuck Foster

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Sleeper
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Filmed: 1 Jul 2007
People run about horrified at the explosion.

 

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisabledot Millennium Stadium Entrance  dot

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«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 9th September 2010 by Chuck Foster

"Some rugby-come-Strictly star seems to be on the side here!"

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Out Of Time
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Filmed: 2006
Ellis watches Torchwood leave, before heading home.

 

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisabledot Looking South  dot

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Photograph taken: 8th September 2009 by Chuck Foster

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The Runaway Bride
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Screen Shot
Filmed: 2006
Donna and Lance walking 'happily' along.

 

Where to walk to next?

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Quay Street (Smith And Jones). Quay Street is off Westgate Street, opposite the Millennium Stadium entrance. (0.1 miles, 1m)

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Havelock Street (alley) (End of Days, Partners in Crime). Head south on Westgate Street, then turn right into Park Street. Then turn left into Havelock Street, and the alley is on the right. (0.1 miles, 1m)

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St Mary's Street (Rose, Everything Changes, Day One, Small Worlds, The Runaway Bride, Turn Left). Head up Golate next to the Queen's Vaults and this leads into St. Mary's Street by Howell's. (0.1 miles, 1m)

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Talbot Place (Adam, Children of Earth: Day Two). Head north on Westgate Street, then turn left into Castle Street and cross the river. Turn right into Cathedral Road, then left into Talbot Street and walk to the junction with Ryder Street. Street. (0.6 miles, 11m)

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Stadium House (Exit Wounds): 0.09 miles.

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Cardiff Market (Small Worlds): 0.10 miles.

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Wharton Street (Rose, The Christmas Invasion, The Runaway Bride, A Day in the Death, The Wedding of River Song, The Curse of Clyde Langer): 0.10 miles.

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Howell's / House of Fraser (Rose, Doctor Who Series Six): 0.10 miles.

In the News:

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1 Jul 2007: BBC News Report - "Warning over Torchwood explosion" (There was a terrorist attack in Glasgow the day before filming was due to take place, so the production team only carried on with the explosion with agreement from the police. There were warnings broadcast during the day warning residents of the filming (this generated a crowd of onlookers!).)

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2 Jul 2007: South Wales Echo - "Explosions in city street - but it was TV stunt"

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2 Jul 2007: The Sun - "BBC apology for bomb mix-up"

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2 Jul 2007: This Is London - "BBC branded 'insensitive' for staging city centre explosion just hours after terror attacks"

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2 Jul 2007: Waveguide - "BBC Apologises For Explosion Worries"

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3 Jul 2007: The Sun - "Beeb bosses bang out of order"

Related Stories

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The Runaway Bride [19 Jul 2006]: Lance and Donna in street

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Out of Time [2006] (Millennium Stadium - gate 3): Ellis is dropped off at the stadium.

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Sleeper [1 Jul 2007] (Old Inland Revenue Building): A sleeper destroys a communication centre

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