Series 5 Episode 3 - A Number Of Old Wives Tales

Filming Locations

MAVIS'S SHOP - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
LEOPOLD ROAD, WIMBLEDON, SW19

Location found by: westhillsw18

At the start of the episode Terry delivers some of Arthur's gear to 'Confident' Clive Cosgrove at his wife Mavis's shop.

Mavis's Shop in 'A Number Of Old Wives Tales' Mavis's Shop in 'A Number Of Old Wives Tales'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Wimbledon Park (District Line)


DRIVING TO MARY 1 - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
BEACONSFIELD TERRACE ROAD INTO BLYTHE ROAD, HAMMERSMITH, W14

Location found by: jno

At 03m34s, Terry and Clive are seen driving (in a cut together scene) to Mary's Café. Here Clive asks Terry to be his best man and we see a brief glimpse of 'The Beaconsfield' pub near Blythe House.

Driving to Mary in 'A Number Of Old Wives Tales' Driving to Mary in 'A Number Of Old Wives Tales'

At 03m41s Terry has turned the corner into Blythe Road. 

Driving to Mary in 'A Number Of Old Wives Tales' Driving to Mary in 'A Number Of Old Wives Tales'

This part of Blythe Road also features in #1.3 The Smaller They Are, #1.7 The Bengal Tiger and #2.11 The Old School Tie.

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Kensington Olympia (District Line)


DRIVING TO MARY 2 - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
WESTBOURNE PARK VILLAS/WESTBOURNE PARK ROAD, W2

Location found by: jno

At 03m36s, all shots of Clive talking in the car are over 10 minutes away from where Terry is driving. This is more or less parrallel to the Royal Oak tube station on Westbourne Park Villas.

Driving to Mary in 'A Number Of Old Wives Tales' Driving to Mary in 'A Number Of Old Wives Tales'

At 04m25s, Clive is now further back on the same stretch on Westbourne Park Road. Watch carefully here as you see him pass the same location twice after 'The Westbourne' pub - shown below here.

Driving to Mary in 'A Number Of Old Wives Tales' Driving to Mary in 'A Number Of Old Wives Tales'

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Closest Station: Royal Oak (Circle/Hammersmith & City Line)


DRIVING TO MARY 3 - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
BLYTHE ROAD INTO DEWHURST ROAD, HAMMERSMITH, W14

Location found by: jno

At 04m46s, the shot of Terry is passing the house opposite Arthur's car lot as he turns into Dewhurst Road and tells Clive about his thing with a singer.

Driving to Mary in 'A Number Of Old Wives Tales' Driving to Mary in 'A Number Of Old Wives Tales'

The same house seen on the corner in both shots here is also seen briefly in a scene in #1.7 The Bengal Tiger.

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Kensington Olympia (District Line)


ARTHUR MEETS ROLAND - THEN & NOW - Pictures by Eastway
ELEVATED CAR PARK, REAR OF GAP BRIDGE HOUSE, GAP ROAD, WIMBLEDON, SW19

Location found by: Eastway

At exactly 5 minutes Arthur meets Roland at this car park to discuss the sale of a Cortina.

Arthur meets Roland in 'A Number Of Old Wives Tales' Arthur meets Roland in 'A Number Of Old Wives Tales'

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Closest Station: Wimbledon (District Line/South West Trains)


MARY'S CAFÉ - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
WESTBOURNE PARK ROAD, W2

Location found by: nry

At 6 minutes we catch a glimpse of Clive's second wife Mary's café, when Terry and Clive arrive here to drop off some gear.

Terry & Clive drop off some gear in 'A Number Of Old Wives Tales' Terry & Clive drop off some gear in 'A Number Of Old Wives Tales'

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Closest Station: Westbourne Park (Circle/Hammersmith & City Line)


LAURA'S BARGE - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
LITTLE VENICE, NR BLOMFIELD ROAD/WARWICK AVENUE SIDE, W9

Location found by: nry

Just before 10 minutes, Terry collects Clive from Laura's barge for his wedding to Angie.

Terry picks up Clive in 'A Number Of Old Wives Tales' Terry picks up Clive in 'A Number Of Old Wives Tales'

This location also features in #2.6 Not A Bad Lad, Dad and #6.2 Life In The Fast Food Lane.

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Warwick Avenue (Bakerloo Line)


ANGIE'S FLAT - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
168 SUTHERLAND AVENUE, W9

Location found by: nry

Around 8 minutes we first catch a glimpse of Clive's wife-to-be Angie's flat at night as her ex-husband goes there and she ignores him while he rings the doorbell.

Angie's Flat in 'A Number Of Old Wives Tales' Angie's Flat in 'A Number Of Old Wives Tales'

Just before 11 minutes, we also see Arthur waiting with Angie there for Arnie to arrive with a Rolls-Royce. When they eventually turn up, it is in Arnie's breakdown truck.

Angie's Flat in 'A Number Of Old Wives Tales' Angie's Flat in 'A Number Of Old Wives Tales'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Warwick Avenue (Bakerloo Line)


CHISWICK REGISTRY OFFICE - THEN & NOW - Pictures by Charly
CHISWICK TOWN HALL, HEATHFIELD TERRACE W4

Location found by: Charly

Around 13 minutes into the episode, Clive marries Angie here.

Heathfield Terrace W4 Heathfield Terrace W4

As they leave the registry office, Angie's ex-husband arrives and the situation takes a turn for the worst.

Heathfield Terrace W4 Heathfield Terrace W4

This location also features in #7.2 Days Of Fines & Closures, #9.4 Looking For Mr. Goodtime and #11.3 The Art Of The Matter.

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Chiswick Park (District Line)


ARNIE & TERRY REPOSSESS AN AUSTIN 1100 - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
112A SHIRLAND ROAD (FORMER 'J WELFORD & SONS' DAIRY BUILDING), W9 2EQ

Location found by: westhillsw18

At 16m26s, Arnie & Terry arrive at this location where Arnie is very keen to tow away an old Austin 1100 for scrap.

Arnie & Terry repossess an Austin 1100 in 'A Number Of Old Wives Tales' Arnie & Terry repossess an Austin 1100 in 'A Number Of Old Wives Tales'

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Closest Station: Warwick Avenue (Bakerloo Line)


 SCRAPYARD - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
P AITKINSON LIMITED, 169 BOUNDARY ROAD, SOUTH WIMBLEDON, SW19 2DE

Location found by: 45Doyle

At 18m40s Arnie takes Terry here where he is as proud as punch to make some money out of the repossessed car he has stolen.

Scrapyard in 'A Number Of Old Wives Tales' Scrapyard in 'A Number Of Old Wives Tales'

The same location is used as Gypsy Joe's scrapyard in #3.13 In and in an episode of 'The Professionals' called 'Hijack'.

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Closest Station: Colliers Wood (Northern Line)


ARNIE & TERRY ATTEMPT TO REPOSSESS A ROVER P5 - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
WYEMERING ROAD, NR ESSENDINE ROAD, W9

Location found by: nry

At 20m29s, Arnie & Terry are interrupted in their repossession of a Rover P5 at this location.

Arnie & Terry attempt to repossess a Rover P5 in 'A Number Of Old Wives Tales' Arnie & Terry attempt to repossess a Rover P5 in 'A Number Of Old Wives Tales'

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Closest Station: Maida Vale (Bakerloo Line)


ANGIE'S SHOP - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
287-289 WESTBOURNE GROVE, NR PORTOBELLO ROAD, W11

Location found by: jno

At 32m30s, Chisholm & Jones are at Angie's shop informing her that Clive Cosgrove is a bigamist, in Jones's case tactlessly.

Angie's shop in 'A Number Of Old Wives Tales' Angie's shop in 'A Number Of Old Wives Tales'

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


EVERGREEN HEALTH CLUB - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
BANK OF ENGLAND SPORTS CENTRE, BANK LANE, SW15

Location found by: nry

At 33 minutes, Arthur takes Clive here to stay the night while he organises some accomodation to keep him away from the law.

Evergreen Health Club in 'A Number Of Old Wives Tales' Evergreen Health Club in 'A Number Of Old Wives Tales'

This same location was used as a school in #3.8 The Son Also Rises.

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Closest Station: Mortlake (South West Trains)


POLICE STATION - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
MAIDA VALE LIBRARY, SUTHERLAND AVENUE, W9 2QT

Location found by: Charly

After Terry, Arthur & Arnie come here around 22m38s to be interviewed about Clive, just after 40 minutes we see the police station again where Clive's wives have been brought in by Chisholm.

Police Station in 'A Number Of Old Wives Tales' Police Station in 'A Number Of Old Wives Tales'

Just before 47 minutes, Clive comes here with Arthur & Terry to hand himself in.

Police Station in 'A Number Of Old Wives Tales' Police Station in 'A Number Of Old Wives Tales'

This location also features in #2.6 Not A Bad Lad, Dad, #5.5 Second Hand Pose and #5.9 Around The Corner.

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Warwick Avenue (Bakerloo Line)


ARNIE MISTAKENLY COLLECTS ARTHUR'S CAR - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
STERNDALE ROAD/AUGUSTINE ROAD - HAMMERSMITH, W14

Location found by: jno

At 47m37s, Arnie collects a car on the corner of Sterndale Road and Augustine Road.

Sterndale Road / Augustine Road Sterndale Road / Augustine Road

This location is just along the road from Arthur's first car lot location.

Sterndale Road / Augustine Road Sterndale Road / Augustine Road

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Closest Station: Goldhawk Road (Hammersmith & City Line)


Last updated : 10th October 2016 by jno

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