Series 8 Episode 1 - The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur

Filming Locations

ARTHUR DRIVES TO TERRY - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
TALGARTH ROAD, NR HAMMERSMITH BROADWAY, W6

Location found by: nry

At 10m34s, we see Arthur's car for the first time in this series as he drives his along Talgarth Road to visit Terry.

Driving to Terry in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur' Driving to Terry in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

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


TERRY'S FLAT/RAY'S FLAT - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
NORTH COMMON ROAD, EALING, W5 2QB

Location found by: jno

At 10m48s, following the party, Arthur goes around to Terry's flat expecting him to be there for the very last time.

Terry's/Ray's Flat in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur' Terry's/Ray's Flat in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Ealing Common (District/Piccadilly Line)


TERRY'S MOTHER IN LAW - PAT NORRIS'S HOUSE - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
MALVERN AVENUE, HARROW, HA2 9HG

Location found by: nry

At 15m32s, Arthur goes around to Terry's mother-in-law, Pat Norris's house to look for him and puts 40 readies through the letter box in back wages.

Terry's mother-in-law's house in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur' Terry's mother-in-law's house in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

Moments later Pat Norris arrives at her house, number 171, as Arthur can't believe that Terry would live somewhere so 'nouveau gauche'.

Terry's mother-in-law's house in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur' Terry's mother-in-law's house in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

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


ARTHUR ASKS MORLEY FOR HELP - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
PRIORY COMMUNITY CENTRE, 387 ACTON LANE, W3 8

Location found by: Swainy

At exactly 19 minutes we see a shot of Arthur's Jaguar parked outside this police station.

Police station in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur' Police station in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

This location features throughout The Ray Daley Years. The NOW shot is from 2012. This site was demolished in 2014 and replaced by the ARK Priory Primary Academy.

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


ARTHUR DROPS RAY OFF TO GO TO BRUSSELS - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
BUS STATION, BUTTERWICK, NR HAMMERSMITH BROADWAY, W6

Location found by: nry

At 22m44s, Arthur takes Ray here with instructions for him to get to Pierre's place in Brussels - moments away from the driving scene above.

Arthur takes Ray to the bus stop in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur' Arthur takes Ray to the bus stop in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

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


RAY ARRIVES IN BRUSSELS 1 - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
BRUXELLES NORD RAILWAY STATION, 76 RUE DU PROGRÈS, 1030 SCHAERBEEK, BRUSSELS

Location found by: jno

At 25 minutes, we catch a glimpse of Gary Webster's doppelgänger on the platform at Brussels North station.

Ray arrives in Brussels in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur' Ray arrives in Brussels in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

Location on Google Maps (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Bruxelles Nord


RAY ARRIVES IN BRUSSELS 2 - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
PUTTERIE, BRUSSELS

Location found by: nry

At 25m15s, Gary Webster's doppelgänger is here on Putterie which is around a 20 minute walk away from the station in the previous shot.

Ray arrives in Brussels in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur' Ray arrives in Brussels in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

Location on Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Bruxelles Nord


RAY ARRIVES IN BRUSSELS 3 - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
JAMARLAAN/PLACE BARA/RUE DE FIENNES, 1070 ANDERLECHT, BRUSSELS

Location found by: nry

At 25m18s Ray is in the back of a cab as he passes this location and sees a tram turn the corner.

Ray arrives in Brussels in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur' Ray arrives in Brussels in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

Location on Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Bruxelles Midi/Zuid


PIERRE'S CAR SALES IN BRUSSELS - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
43-49 GUNNERSBURY LANE (OPPOSITE HILLCREST ROAD), ACTON, W3 8ED

Location identified by: MR

At 26m24s we first see Morley's Golf appear alongside a car showroom. At the time of filming this was known as the 'Chinnor' car showroom. If you look closely at the shot from the episode you can see a blue sloping ramp out of the window of the showroom. This is found to the right of the picture in the more recent shot. More recently this location has been known as 'Twyfords' and 'One Stop Shop'.

Pierre's Car Showroom in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur' Pierre's Car Showroom in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Acton Town (Piccadilly/District Line)


RAY RETURNS FROM BRUSSELS - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
PRINCE OF WALES PIER, UNION STREET, WESTERN DOCKS, DOVER, CT17

Location found by: jno

Just after 27 minutes, Ray and Arthur put number plates on the VW Golf that Ray has brought back from Brussels.

Ray returns from Brussels in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur' Ray returns from Brussels in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

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


MORRY'S SHOP - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
324 PORTOBELLO ROAD (OPPOSITE GOLBORNE MEWS), W10

Location found by: jno and nry

At 31 minutes, directly after the altercation at the Winchester, Arthur & Ray head to Morry's shop to collect Arthur's cash that he is owed.

Morry's shop in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur' Morry's shop in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

This same location also features in #8.4 Three Cons Make A Mountain and is a few doors away from the antiques shop in #5.5 Second Hand Pose.

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


MORLEY'S HOUSE - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
PERRYN ROAD (NR FRIARS PLACE), EAST ACTON, W3

Location found by: jno

At 40 minutes, Morley returns to his house, number 105 - the proud owner of a white VW Golf, bought from Arthur.

Morley's house in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur' Morley's house in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

As he walks to his door, Ray pops his head up from behind Morley's front bush, ready to steal it back.

Morley's house in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur' Morley's house in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

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


MORLEY PURSUES HIS VW GOLF 1 - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
EAST ACTON LANE, EAST ACTON, W3

Location found by: jno

At 42 minutes, Morley and Park spot Morley's stolen VW Golf on East Acton Lane and Morley rapidly turns around in front of The Goldsmiths Arms pub.

Morley spots his VW Golf in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur' Morley spots his VW Golf in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

As Arthur spots Morley in pursuit, he slows down with Morley eventually pulling Arthur over at this location, where East Acton Lane meets The Vale.

Morley spots his VW Golf in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur' Morley spots his VW Golf in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

The Goldsmiths Arms pub is also seen briefly in #8.8 Him Indoors and #9.1 I'll Never Forget Whats'ername.

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


MORLEY PURSUES HIS VW GOLF 2 - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
SHAA ROAD/PERRYN ROAD, EAST ACTON, W3

Location found by: jno

After pulling Arthur over, Morley and Park turn around and in the next shot are seen at the corner of Shaa Road and Perryn Road.

Morley spots his VW Golf in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur' Morley spots his VW Golf in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

They then turn right and drive to the top of Perryn Road, returning to Morley's house just before 44 minutes.

Morley spots his VW Golf in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur' Morley spots his VW Golf in 'The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur'

The same junction location shown in the top two pictures here also features in #10.9 Bring Me The Head Of Arthur Daley.

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


Last updated : 12th February 2016 by jno

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