Series 6 Episode 2 - Life In The Fast Food Lane

Filming Locations

McTAGGART'S LOCKUP - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
BLAGCLUB, KENSAL ROAD/BOSWORTH ROAD, W10

Location found by: nry

At the start of this episode, Arthur visits McTaggart to discuss a car phone deal. Look closely out of the window behind Arthur's head where you can see an upstairs window at Kensal Community Centre and 'Holmefield House' flats, at the top left of the now shot.

McTaggart's Lockup in 'Life In The Fast Food Lane' McTaggart's Lockup in 'Life In The Fast Food Lane'

At 36m04s, we see a ground level view of the location (blue dot) as Ozzie loads more phones into Arthur's car, with a view of flats on Bosworth Road.

McTaggart's Lockup in 'Life In The Fast Food Lane' McTaggart's Lockup in 'Life In The Fast Food Lane'

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


ITALIAN RESTAURANT - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
EDGWARE ROAD/CORNER OF MAIDA VALE, W2 1TH

Location found by: nry

At exactly 07m25s, Terry and Sarah (Jan Francis) leave this restaurant where Terry offers to give Sarah a lift.

Restaurant in 'Life In The Fast Food Lane' Restaurant in 'Life In The Fast Food Lane'

Sarah tells Terry she would prefer to take the tube, when in fact her car is parked just across the road.

Restaurant in 'Life In The Fast Food Lane' Restaurant in '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)


ARTHUR BRINGS DOWN RC PLANE - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
BRAYBROOK STREET, W12

Location found by: jno

At 09m56s, Arthur's phone call to Johnny causes a radio-controlled aeroplane to crash at this location.

RC plane crash in 'Life In The Fast Food Lane' RC plane crash in 'Life In The Fast Food Lane'

This location also features in #6.6 Waiting For Goddard.

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: East Acton (Central Line)


BOAT TRIP - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
LITTLE VENICE, NR BLOMFIELD ROAD/WARWICK AVENUE SIDE, W9

Location found by: nry

At 12m45s, Terry and Sarah start a boat trip from this location.

Boat Trip in 'Life In The Fast Food Lane' Boat Trip in 'Life In The Fast Food Lane'

This location also features in #5.3 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)


ARTHUR & GRANGER PASS A POLICEMAN ON THE CORNER - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
BRADLEY GARDENS/THE AVENUE, W13

Location found by: nry

At 16m51s, Arthur is giving Simon Granger a demonstration of the car phone, when it interferes with a policeman's radio.

Passing the policeman in 'Life In The Fast Food Lane' Passing the policeman in 'Life In The Fast Food Lane'

The shot is slightly out of sequence as Arthur turns left into The Avenue (above), a split second later to be still arriving at the end of Bradley Gardens (below).

Passing the policeman in 'Life In The Fast Food Lane' Passing the policeman in 'Life In The Fast Food Lane'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Drayton Green


'BIGGER BURGERS' SIR RONALD BATES' OFFICES - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
3/3A WESTMINSTER TOWER, ALBERT EMBANKMENT, SE1 7SL

Location found by: nry

At 22m20s, Sarah arrives at her father's offices at this location in a taxi, with a view of Lambeth Bridge in the background.

Bigger Burgers Offices in 'Life In The Fast Food Lane' Bigger Burgers Offices in 'Life In The Fast Food Lane'

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


ARTHUR'S PHONE INTERFERES WITH POLICE RADIO 1 - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
RAVENSBOURNE GARDENS/CLEVELAND ROAD, W13 8HB

Location found by: jno

At 24m31s, we see Chisholm & Jones in their car, as they turn from Ravensbourne Gardens into Cleveland Road. Kent Avenue is visible behind them.

Chisholm & Jones do a number plate check in 'Life In The Fast Food Lane' Chisholm & Jones do a number plate check in 'Life In The Fast Food Lane'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Castle Bar Park, Greenford Branch Line (First Great Western)


ARTHUR'S PHONE INTERFERES WITH POLICE RADIO 2 - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
NORTH AVENUE/ST STEPHENS AVENUE, W13 8HB

Location found by: nry

At 25m02s, we see Arthur approaching St Stephens Church, driving along North Avenue.

St Stephen's Church in 'Life In The Fast Food Lane' St Stephen's Church in 'Life In The Fast Food Lane'

Moments later as Arthur is forced to stop because of a lorry, Chisholm & Jones pull alongside him.

Chisholm pulls alongside Arthur in 'Life In The Fast Food Lane' Chisholm pulls alongside Arthur in 'Life In The Fast Food Lane'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Castle Bar Park, Greenford Branch Line (First Great Western)


ARTHUR MEETS SARAH - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
BROOK GREEN, SHEPHERDS BUSH ROAD, W6

Location found by: nry

At 34m06s, Arthur meets with Sarah here to inform her that Terry has 'Spotters Syndrome'.

Arthur meets Sarah in 'Life In The Fast Food Lane' Arthur meets Sarah in 'Life In The Fast Food Lane'

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


TERRY BUMPS HIS LEG - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
REAR OF 12-18 TRADING ESTATE ROAD, WESTERN TRADING ESTATE, PARK ROYAL, NW10 7LU

Location found by: Archimedes

At 36m11s after Sarah has heard of Terry's supposed illness, Terry bumps his leg here on the corner of a car.

Terry bumps his leg in 'Life In The Fast Food Lane' Terry bumps his leg in 'Life In The Fast Food Lane'

This location is near Arthur's series 9 & 10 lockup

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: North Acton (Central Line)


EMBASSY CAFE - THEN & NOW - Pictures by Charly
1-2 MORTIMER SQUARE NR ST ANNS ROAD, HAMMERSMITH, W10

Location found by: Charly

At 38m48s, Terry has a cup of tea and a bacon sandwich here. At 40m28s, he is joined by Arthur.

Embassy Cafe in 'Life In The Fast Food Lane' Embassy Cafe in 'Life In The Fast Food Lane'

This location also features in #5.6 The Long Ride Back To Scratchwood.

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


Last updated by : 15th February 2016 by jno

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