Series 4 Episode 1 - Rocky Eight And A Half

Filming Locations

INTERNAL BOXING HALL/ARTHUR MEETS WITH HARRY - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
ISLINGTON TOWN HALL (MORE RECENTLY 'ISLINGTON ASSEMBLY HALL'), UPPER STREET, N1 2UD

Location found by: jno

At the start of this episode, Arthur is with Harry here watching a fight. This location has its own website here.

Boxing Hall in 'Rocky Eight And A Half' Boxing Hall in 'Rocky Eight And A Half'

The boxing match at the end of this episode is also filmed at this location.

Boxing Hall in 'Rocky Eight And A Half' Boxing Hall in 'Rocky Eight And A Half'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Highbury & Islington (Victoria Line/London Overground)


JOB CENTRE - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
19-23 FIFE ROAD, KINGSTON UPON THAMES, KT1

Location found by: Frank Haskins

At 05m28s, we see Terry at the job centre on Fife Road.

Job Centre in 'Rocky Eight And A Half' Job Centre in 'Rocky Eight And A Half'

At 05m44s, we see Arthur pull over and catch a view of Fife Road with The Dolphin pub in the background, previously at 11 Fife Road and demolished in 1989.

Job Centre in 'Rocky Eight And A Half' Job Centre in 'Rocky Eight And A Half'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Kingston (South West Trains)


TAXI RIDE - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
AERIAL VIEW OF ROYAL OAK TUBE STATION/A40 WESTWAY

Location found by: jno

At 08m42s Arthur & Terry take a taxi ride and we see an aerial view of Westway and Royal Oak tube station.

Taxi Ride in 'Rocky Eight And A Half' Taxi Ride in 'Rocky Eight And A Half'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Royal Oak (Circle/Hammersmith & City Line)


HARRY'S FLAT - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
198 GLOUCESTER TERRACE, NR RANELAGH BRIDGE, W2

Location found by: nry

At 11 minutes, Arthur first arrives at this location to see Harry's flat which is on the market, number 198. At the end of the episode he returns to find out Harry has conned him and that this is a council flat.

Harry's Flat in 'Rocky Eight And A Half' Harry's Flat in 'Rocky Eight And A Half'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Royal Oak (Circle/Hammersmith & City Line)


NAFF NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FAIR FIGHTING - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
ALL STARS BOXING GYM, 576 HARROW ROAD (NR ALPERTON STREET), W10

Location found by: Felix De Burgh

At 16 minutes, Arthur and Harry visit Eric at this location (the red door below) to discuss Terry's fight with Wilson.

NAFF Offices in 'Rocky Eight And A Half' NAFF Offices in 'Rocky Eight And A Half'

At 23m36s we see the inside of the club for the first time as Terry goes here with Arthur to meet Soldier Atkins. Terry also trains for his fight here.

Boxing Club in 'Rocky Eight And A Half' Boxing Club in 'Rocky Eight And A Half'

This location also features in #5.8 The Balance Of Power and #8.4 Three Cons Make A Mountain.

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Westbourne Park (Circle/Hammersmith & City Line)


RYCOTT STOPS TERRY WHILE OUT JOGGING - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
SILCHESTER ROAD NR LANCASTER ROAD, W10

Location found by: jno

After Terry is convinced that taking part in the fight is a good idea, he sets about on his training regime and at exactly 20 minutes Rycott drives past Terry in a blue Volvo and has a chat to him at this location.

Silchester Road, Kensington in 'Rocky Eight And A Half' Silchester Road, Kensington in 'Rocky Eight And A Half'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Latimer Road (Circle/Hammersmith & City Line)


TERRY'S TRAINING MONTAGE EXTERNAL SCENES 1, 2 & 4 - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
SALTER STREET NR HYTHE ROAD, NW10 6

Location found by: Archimedes

At 25m25s we see the first of a series of four outdoor shots where Terry is training for his fight. In the first scene Terry jogs under this bridge where Salter Street meets Hythe Road.

Training Montage in 'Rocky Eight And A Half' Training Montage in 'Rocky Eight And A Half'

The second scene at 26m17s is the same location as above on Silchester Road. At 26m43s, the fourth scene is very likely to be along the footpath next to the bridge.

Training Montage in 'Rocky Eight And A Half' Training Montage in 'Rocky Eight And A Half'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Willesden Junction (Underground: Bakerloo Line & London Overground)


TERRY'S TRAINING MONTAGE EXTERNAL SCENE 3 - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
GRAND UNION CANAL NR KENSAL ROAD, W10

Location found by: Supermarine

At 26m36s Terry is seen jogging alongside Grand Union Canal, at the rear of Kensal Road.

Training Montage in 'Rocky Eight And A Half' Training Montage in 'Rocky Eight And A Half'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Westbourne Park (Circle/Hammersmith & City Line)


BUTCHER'S SHOP - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
328 PORTOBELLO ROAD NR BONCHURCH ROAD, KENSINGTON, W10

Location found by: Archimedes

At 28m15s, Arthur & Terry arrive here to meet Chris the butcher to give him some tickets to the fight.

Chris the Butchers in 'Rocky Eight And A Half' Chris the Butchers in 'Rocky Eight And A Half'

 Inside the shop we see a view of the doorway to number 345 opposite.

Chris the Butchers in 'Rocky Eight And A Half' Chris the Butchers in 'Rocky Eight And A Half'

This location is next door to Charlie Pope's shop in #5.5 Second Hand Pose and also features in #8.1 The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur and #8.4 Three Cons Make A Mountain.

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Ladbroke Grove (Circle/Hammersmith & City Line)


Last updated : 3rd March 2016 by jno

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