Locations are presented in the order they first appeared in this episode. Where markedly different shots of one location are scattered throughout the narrative, or are linked in the narrative (i.e. roads leading to a specific destination) we have grouped them together here for the sake of tidiness. Timings given are based on UK DVDs with 'PAL speed up'.


"Jeff's Apartment"

(1A)
HANOVER HOUSE
ST. JOHN'S WOOD HIGH STREET
ST. JOHN'S WOOD
LONDON NW8

Identified by:
Sam Denham

and Anthony McKay (32m09s)

In the episode: (03m21s) The nun leaves Jeff's flat...
 

Also appeared in:
Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased)
-
used extensively throughout the series
The Champions
- 'To Trap A Rat'

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public (Private House)

(03m25s) ...and walks down St John's Wood Road, turning the corner.

(16m00s) Establishing shot of Jeff's flat pans down to the Mini parked outside.

(19m11s) Hanover House is seen as Jeff gets into the Mini, closely followed by Edwards, who asks him about the envelope.

(32m09s) Jean has got into the Vauxhall and explains to Jeff that the police are still looking for him. Marty leaves (optically printed background of corner of Barrow Hill Road and St John's Wood High Street).
 

Also appeared in:
Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased)
-
used extensively throughout the series
The Champions
- 'To Trap A Rat'

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public (Private House)

(1B)
ST. JOHN'S WOOD HIGH STREET
(WELLINGTON PLACE CORNER)
ST. JOHN'S WOOD
LONDON NW8

Identified by:
Anthony McKay

In the episode: (32m09s) Jean has got into the Vauxhall and explains to Jeff that the police are still looking for him. Marty leaves (optically printed background of corner of Wellington Place, looking north up St John's Wood High Street).

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public



"The Nun Drives Off"

(2A)
GREENBERRY STREET
ST. JOHN'S WOOD
LONDON NW8

Identified by:
John Holburn

In the episode: (03m34s) The nun crosses the road and gets into her red Jaguar XK120.
 

Also appeared in:
Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased)
-
'Never Trust A Ghost'

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public

(2B)
BRIDGEMAN STREET
ST. JOHN'S WOOD
LONDON NW8

Identified by:
John Holburn

In the episode: (04m01s) The nun drives off down the road and away from the camera.

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public



"London Streets in the Rain"

(3A)
OXFORD STREET
LONDON W1

Identified by:
Wyn Roberts, June 2001

In the episode: (04m55s) Establishing stock footage shot of a rainy day in London's West End, depicting the Thistle March Arch Hotel.
 

Also appeared in:
Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) -
'It's Supposed to be Thicker Than Water', 'Never Trust A Ghost'
Gideon's Way
- 'The Big Fix', 'The Thin Red Line', 'The Prowler' and 'To Catch A Tiger'
The Avengers - 'A Touch of Brimstone'
Man in a Suitcase - 'The Sitting Pigeon' and 'Somebody Loses, Somebody... Wins?'
Journey to the Unknown - 'Do Me A Favor and Kill Me'
Department S - 'The Man in the Elegant Room', 'Death on Reflection' and 'Soup of the Day'

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public

Identified by:
Paul Stroud, February 2010

 

(4m57s) Establishing shot of Oxford Street from Lumley Street, looking towards Duke Street and Selfridges.

 

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public

(3B)
NEW BOND STREET
LONDON W1

Identified by:
Christoph404 at the Britmovie Forum, September 2008

In the episode: (5m06s) Establishing shot of a rainy day in London's West End, looking from Lumley Street towards Duke Street.
 

Also appeared in:
Gideon's Way - 'The Thin Red Line'
The Saint - 'The Man Who Liked Toys' and 'Invitation to Danger'
Danger Man - 'Say It With Flowers'
The Baron - 'Portrait of Louisa' and 'You Can't Win Them All'
The Champions - 'To Trap A Rat'
The Adventurer - 'Mr Calloway is a Very Cautious Man'
Return of the Saint - 'The Arrangement'

Films:
I Don't Want To Be Born (1975)

 

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public



"Car Park"

STUDIO CAR PARK
ELSTREE STUDIOS
BOREHAMWOOD
HERTFORDSHIRE WD6

Identified by:
Anthony McKay and John Holburn,
March 2012

In the episode: (06m51s) Marty and Jeff argue about using the Mini.

Since Filming: Due to road widening, this location is now the public footpath.
 

Also appeared in:
Used extensively in series and films produced at Elstree Studios.

THEN...

...AERIAL VIEW

Status: Redeveloped

Access: Public

(07m02s) Marty and Jeff continue to argue about the car, prompting confused looks from the bemused onlooker who cannot see Marty.

Since Filming: Due to road widening, this location is now the public footpath.

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Redeveloped

Access: Public



"On the Road to 'St. Ursula's Convent' "

SILVER HILL &
LONDON ROAD
SHENLEY
HERTFORDSHIRE WD6

Identified by:
Anthony McKay, March 2012

In the episode: (07m28s) The Mini seen on its journey to the so-called St Ursula's Convent, driving it up Silver Hill near to the High Canons junction.

The ptically printed background in the subsequent sequence features footage shot on the Silver Hill and London Road sections of this road.
 

Also appeared in:
The Avengers -
'Too Many Christmas Trees', 'The Cybernauts', 'Room Without a View', 'The Town of No Return', 'The Girl from Auntie', 'What the Butler Saw', 'A Touch of Brimstone', 'A Sense of History', 'The House That Jack Built', 'Honey for the Prince', 'How to Succeed ... at Murder', 'The Bird Who Knew Too Much', 'Never, Never Say Die', 'Return of the Cybernauts', 'Murdersville' and 'Killer'
The Baron - 'Something for a Rainy Day'
The Prisoner - 'Many Happy Returns', 'The Girl Who Was Death' and 'Fall Out'
Department S - 'The Treasure of the Costa Del Sol' and 'The Man from 'X''
The Protectors - 'Trial'

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public



"Entrance to 'St. Ursula's Convent' "

(6A)
OLD REDDING
HARROW WEALD
MIDDLESEX HA3

Identified by:
Anthony McKay and Annette Hill

In the episode: (07m55s) The Mini turns into the entrance of the so-called St Ursula's Convent.

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public

(6B)
GRIM'S DYKE HOTEL
SOUTH LODGE ENTRANCE
OLD REDDING
HARROW WEALD
MIDDLESEX HA3

Identified by:
Anthony McKay and Annette Hill

In the episode: (08m05s) Jeff drives the Mini into the entrance of what he thinks is the convent.

Since Filming: The Grim's Dyke South Lodge Entrance gateposts seen in You Can Always Find A Fall Guy have been taken down and rebuilt at least twice since filming. The gateposts standing in 1968 have long since gone and a pair of sympathetic replacements survived until early 2012, but by then were in a poor state. They have been removed and replacements have been built. These are further apart than previously (presumably to allow large vehicle access to supply the hotel) and the gates, while present, do not meet when closed!

THEN...

...2011...

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public

...NOW

Status: Altered (Gateposts rebuilt)

Access: Public

(08m09s) Establishing shot of the 'St Ursula's Convent' sign on the gatepost.

(09m40s) The nun replaces the sign with one that reads 'Winchester Electronics Research Centre'.

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Altered (Rebuilt)

Access: Public

(26m57s) Jeff arrives back at WERC.

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Altered

Access: Public



" 'St. Ursula's Convent' / Winchester Electronics
Research Corporation"

(7A)
GRIM'S DYKE HOTEL DRIVEWAY
off OLD REDDING
HARROW WEALD
MIDDLESEX HA3

Identified by:
Anthony McKay and Annette Hill

In the episode: (08m14s) Jeff meets the nun, who passes him an envelope purportedly containing evidence of embezzlement.

(10m11s) After ditching the envelope to hide it from the security staff, Jeff attempts to escape from the guards and their alsation dogs.

(14m32s) Having escaped from Yateman's office, Jeff hunts for the envelope, reverses the Mini into the bushes and drives off.

(36m21s) Jeff is driven to WERC in his own car by Miss Holliday. Yateman drags him from the back seat.
 
Also appeared in:
Randall and Hopkirk Deceased
- 'But What A Sweet Little Room'

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public

(7B)
GRIM'S DYKE HOTEL
off OLD REDDING
HARROW WEALD
MIDDLESEX HA3

Identified by:
Anthony McKay and Annette Hill

In the episode: (13m05s) Side view of house pans down to Marty hiding behind a wall.
 

Also appeared in:
The Saint -
'The Russian Prisoner' and 'The Fiction Makers'
The Champions -
'The Mission', 'The Experiment', 'The Body Snatchers' and 'The Final Countdown'
Journey to the Unknown - 'The Killing Bottle'
The Avengers - 'Game'
Department S - 'The Bones of Byrom Blain'
The Adventurer - 'The Case of the Poisoned Pawn'

Other Television:
Doctor Who - 'The Evil of the Daleks'
Thriller - 'K is for Killing'

Films:
The Curse of the Crimson Altar (1968)
The Blood Beast Terror (1968)
Futtocks End (1970)
Endless Night (1971)

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public

(13m14s) A lower garden view in which the guards and dogs wait on the grass, listening for Jeff.

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public

(30m38s) After meeting with Yateman at Winchester, Jeff makes his way out to his car.

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public

(30m48s) Out front, he bumps into Edwards, who queries why Jeff has two cars.

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public

(37m30s) We see a rear view of the house.

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public

(45m13s) The police arrive at WERC.

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public

(45m21s) The police car pulls up and the officers spring into action!

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public



"Country Road"

UNKNOWN
(possibly Old Redding or Deacons Hill Road as featured in All Work and No Pay)

In the episode: (15m09s) The Mini is seen driving down a country road.
 

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Not located

Access: Public

(15m35s) Jeff stops the car and checks out the contents of the envelope and finds it contains pages of newspaper.

Believed to be the same road as that above, but filmed from the opposite end.
 

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Not located

Access: Public



"Opposite Jeff's Flat"

ALLITSEN ROAD
ST. JOHN'S WOOD
LONDON NW8

Identified by:
Anthony McKay

In the episode: (19m17s) Jeff gets into Jean's Mini outside his flat and Edwards jumps in (optically printed background of 106 Allitsen Road). They talk about the documents before Jeff asks Edwards to leave.
 

Also appeared in:
Department S -
'The Perfect Operation'
The Persuaders! - 'The Long Goodbye'

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public

(31m29s) No. 98A Allitsen Road seen as optically printed background while Jeff and Marty converse in the Vauxhall and wait for Jeannie to arrive.

(32m00s) As Jeannie gets in the car, Marty disappears and reappears in the back seat.

Since filming: In common with the Ladbrokes chain which took over the premises, the Sidney Gordon shop was also a betting shop and bookmakers.
 

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public



"The London Road Garage"

THE BRIDGES
AERODROME ROAD
HENDON
LONDON NW4

Identified by:
Alan Field, June 2008

In the episode: (20m42s) Jeff drops off the Mini, negotiates with a mechanic and drives away in the Vauxhall.
 

THEN...

...2007...

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public

...2008...

Status: Demolished

Access: None



"Traffic Lights"

JUNCTION OF
BURNT OAK BROADWAY &
DEANSBROOK ROAD
EDGWARE
MIDDLESEX HA8

Identified by:
Sam Denham

In the episode: (21m37s) Jeff pulls the Vauxhall up slowly as he approaches the traffic lights.
 

Also appeared in:
Gideon's Way -
'The Housekeeper' and 'To Catch A Tiger'
The Baron - 'Countdown'
The Protectors - 'Blockbuster'

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public



"The Riverside"

(12A)
CHEYNE WALK
CHELSEA EMBANKMENT
LONDON SW10

Identified by:
Anthony McKay

In the episode: (22m00s) Jeff drives along the riverside, having decided to pay Douglas Kershaw a visit on his moored houseboat.
 

Also appeared in:
Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) -
'Just for the Record'
H.G. Wells' Invisible Man - 'Death Cell'
Man in a Suitcase - 'The Jigsaw Man'

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public

(22m15s) As Cheyne Walk joins Cremorne Road, Jeff pulls the Vauxhall up at the roadside.

(32m25s) Establishing shot of Kershaw's houseboat at Chelsea Embankment.

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Altered / Recognisable

Access: Public

(12B)
OLD FERRY WHARF
106 CHEYNE WALK
CHELSEA EMBANKMENT
LONDON SW10

Identified by:
Anthony McKay and Vince Cox

In the episode: (22m27s) Jeff descends the stairs to the boarding stage at the wharf.

(32m25s) Establishing shot of Kershaw's houseboat at Old Ferry Wharf.

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Altered / Recognisable

Access: Public



"Leaving Kershaw's"

JUNCTION OF
CHEPSTOW ROAD &
WESTBOURNE GROVE
LONDON W2

Identified by:
Sam Denham

In the episode: (25m00s) Jeff drives away from Kershaw's.

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public

(25m02s) The Vauxhall speeds past the camera.

Since filming: In the background we can see the Odeon Cinema, Westbourne Grove - now demolished.

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public



"Driving from Kershaw's"

(14A)
QUEENSWAY
BAYSWATER
LONDON W2

Identified by:
Sam Denham
Optically printed background:
Identified by Anthony McKay

In the episode: (25m02s) After leaving the houseboat of Douglas Kershaw, Marty tells Jeff that he thinks Jean needs him (optically printed background along Queensway passing the Porchester Gardens junction).
 

Also appeared in:
The Saint -
'Escape Route'

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Altered

Access: Public

(26m51s) Jeff decides to go back to Winchester.
 

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public

(31m24s) Jeff parks and waits for Jeannie.
 

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public

(14B)
TALBOT ROAD
NOTTING HILL GATE
LONDON W11

Identified by:
Sam Denham

In the episode: (26m20s) The Vauxhall pulls out past the pub into the busy Portobello Road market.
 

Also appeared in:
Return of the Saint -
'The Poppy Chain'

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public

(14C)
PORTOBELLO ROAD
NOTTING HILL GATE
LONDON W11

Identified by:
Sam Denham

In the episode: (26m24s) The Vauxhall pulls out from Talbot Road into Portobello Road and is driven down the famous market street.
 

Also appeared in:
Department S -
'A Cellar Full of Silence' and 'Soup of the Day'
Return of the Saint - 'Tower Bridge is Falling Down' and 'The Poppy Chain'

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public



"Heading Back to WERC"

UNKNOWN

In the episode: (36m11s) The Vauxhall is seen turning out of this road into another.
 

THEN...

THEN...



"University College Hospital"

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE HOSPITAL
GOWER STREET
BLOOMSBURY
LONDON WC1E

Identified by:
Wyn Roberts, May 2011

In the episode: (39m45s) The first of the London hospitals that Marty visits, trying to find someone through whom he can deliver a message.
 

Also appeared in:
Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) -
'Vendetta for a Dead Man'

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public



"St. Bartholomew's Hospital"

ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S HOSPITAL
GILTSPUR STREET
LONDON EC1A

Identified by:
Anthony McKay

In the episode: (39m51s) The second of the London hospitals that Marty visits, trying to find someone through whom he can deliver a message.

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public



"Westminster Hospital -
Page Street Wing"

PAGE STREET WING
WESTMINSTER HOSPITAL
HORSEFERRY ROAD
LONDON SW1

Identified by:
Claire and Michael Saunders and Cindy, 1996

In the episode: (39m54s) The third of the London hospitals that Marty visits, trying to find someone through whom he can deliver a message.

Since filming: The hospital closed in May 1993 and the building, built between 1965 and 1968, has since been demolished.
 

THEN...

...1968...

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public

 

...1996...

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public

...NOW

Status: Demolished

Access: Public



"University College Hospital -
Rosenheim Building"

ROSENHEIM BUILDING
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE HOSPITAL
25 GRAFTON WAY
BLOOMSBURY
LONDON WC1

Identified by:
Wyn Roberts, May 2001

In the episode: (39m57s) The fourth of the London hospitals that Marty visits, trying to find someone through whom he can deliver a message.
 

THEN...

...NOW

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public



"Middlesex Hospital"

MIDDLESEX HOSPITAL
MORTIMER STREET
LONDON W1

Identified by:
Jaz Wiseman, May 2001

In the episode: (40m00s) The fifth of the London hospitals that Marty visits, trying to find someone through whom he can deliver a message.

Since filming: The hospital closed in December 2005 and the building, built between 1928 and 1935, was demolished in 2008.
 

Also appeared in:
Films:
Eastern Promises (2007)

THEN...

...2008...

Status: Recognisable

Access: Public

 

...NOW

Status: Demolished

Access: None

   

Certain information reprinted with permission from the excellent A Guide to Avengerland website.
Our grateful thanks to Anthony McKay for his kind co-operation and many years work in location hunting.

We are also indebted to the researches of Vanessa Bergman and members of RAHDAS,
the former Randall and Hopkirk Appreciation Society.

Section compiled by: John Holburn, Anthony McKay, Alan Hayes and Vince Cox
Modern photos:
Vince Cox, Alys Hayes and John Holburn
Westminster Hospital 1996 photo:
Claire Saunders
'Also appeared in' and certain location information:
Anthony McKay
Thanks to Sam Denham for additional information

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