Series 8 Episode 4 - Three Cons Make A Mountain

Filming Locations

POKER ROOM - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
COBDEN WORKING MEN'S CLUB & INSTITUTE, 170-172 KENSAL ROAD, W10

Location identified by: MR

At the start of this episode Arthur is playing poker here, just along the street from the lockup that featured in series 4 to 6.

Poker Room in 'Three Cons Make A Mountain' Poker Room in 'Three Cons Make A Mountain'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Kensal Green (Bakerloo Line/London Overground)


DRIVING TO THE AUCTION ROOM - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
BLACK PARK ROAD, WEXHAM, SL3 6DS

Location identified by: MR

At 05m33s Arthur & Ray are heading south on Black Park Road near Pinewood Studios and pass this gate near Deodar Wood.

Driving to the auction in 'Three Cons Make A Mountain' Driving to the auction in 'Three Cons Make A Mountain'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Langley (First Great Western Trains)


AUCTION & ANTIQUES SALEROOM - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
WATCOMBE MANOR SALEROOM, INGHAM LANE, WATLINGTON, OXFORDSHIRE, OX49 5EJ

Location identified by: JH

At 06m20s we see an external shot of this auction house where Arthur takes Ray to buy some chairs but ends up leaving with a greyhound.

Auction House in 'Three Cons Make A Mountain' Auction House in 'Three Cons Make A Mountain'

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


ASHLEY BROWN'S TRUCK SHOP - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
D & D WORKSHOP, PINEWOOD STUDIOS, PINEWOOD ROAD, IVER HEATH, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, SL0 0NH

Location identified by: MR

At 12 minutes we see the inside of Ashley Brown's workshop which is an inside studio set at Pinewood Studios. There is no recent shot available.

Ashley Brown's Workshop in 'Three Cons Make A Mountain' Driving to the auction in 'Three Cons Make A Mountain'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Street View (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Gerrards Cross (Chiltern Railways)


ARTHUR'S FLAT - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
1-12 FITZJAMES AVENUE, W14

Location found by: nry

At 13m22s we see Arthur's flat for a second time in this series. It was previously seen in #8.3 Whatever Happened To Her Indoors.

Arthur's flat in 'Three Cons Make A Mountain' Arthur's flat in 'Three Cons Make A Mountain'

This location is just along from Fitz-George Avenue where Arthur lives in #1.2 Bury My Half At Waltham Green and #1.11 You Gotta Have Friends.

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


MORRY'S SHOP - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
326 PORTOBELLO ROAD (NR BONCHURCH ROAD) OPPOSITE GOLDBORNE MEWS, W10

Location found by: nry

At 21m41s, Morley & Park watch Ashley Brown leave Morry's shop. At the time this was known as the 'Todd Gallery'.

Morry's shop in 'Three Cons Make A Mountain' Morry's shop in 'Three Cons Make A Mountain'

As Morley leaves the car we see Bonchurch Road behind him.

Morry's shop in 'Three Cons Make A Mountain' Morry's shop in 'Three Cons Make A Mountain'

This location also features in #8.1 The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur and is near 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)


GEMINI ANTIQUES SHOP - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
87 GOLBORNE ROAD, KENSINGTON & CHELSEA, W10

Location found by: jno

At 24m09s, Ray is walking along Golborne Road and goes to this antiques shop to try and sell the piano.

Gemini antiques shop in 'Three Cons Make A Mountain' Gemini antiques shop in '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)


FLETCHER'S GREYHOUND TRAINING FACILITY - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
OLD RECTORY FARM, STABLEBRIDGE ROAD, ASTON CLINTON, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, HP22 5ND

Location identifed by: MR

At 31m20s, we first see the greyhound training facility owned and run by Lucy's uncle Mr Fletcher. Note the position of the tree where Ray and Lucy are standing and the track shape still present in the recent shot.

Greyhound Training in 'Three Cons Make A Mountain'  Greyhound Training in 'Three Cons Make A Mountain'

At 35 minutes Arthur arrives with Ray here again and we see a view of some houses on nearby London Road.

Greyhound Training in 'Three Cons Make A Mountain'  Greyhound Training in 'Three Cons Make A Mountain'

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


ARTHUR & RAY TAKE BERTIE OUT - THEN & NOW - Pictures by nry
BLACK PARK COUNTRY PARK NR PINEWOOD STUDIOS, BLACK PARK ROAD, WEXHAM, SL3 6DS

Location found by: nry

At 37m12s after Arthur has decided to dump Bertie, Arthur & Ray are at this location when they learn Bertie's behaviour improves when he eats the Winchester Club's doppelgänger sausages.

Arthur & Ray take Bertie to the lake in 'Three Cons Make A Mountain' Arthur & Ray take Bertie to the lake in 'Three Cons Make A Mountain'

Location on Streetmap.co.uk or Google Maps (opens a new window)
Closest Station: Langley (First Great Western Trains)


NICK MEETS ASHLEY AT THE BOXING GYM - THEN & NOW - Pictures by jno
ALL STARS BOXING GYM, 576 HARROW ROAD (NR ALPERTON STREET), W10

Location found by: jno

At 40m57s, Nick Rutherford meets with Ashley Brown here after he hears a whisper about someone wanting to pay big money for a Trabant.

Boxing Gym in 'Three Cons Make A Mountain' Boxing Gym in 'Three Cons Make A Mountain

This location also features in #4.1 Rocky Eight & A Half and #5.8 The Balance Of Power.

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


Last updated : 15th February 2016 by jno

DISCLAIMER : minder.org is in no way connected with Leon Griffiths, Thames Television, Euston Films or FremantleMedia. The views expressed here are in no way related to these or have they been endorsed as such. This is a non-profit making website and the views and opinions expressed here are only done so to compliment the work done in producing the British TV show Minder. Where as this site aims to ensure that information presented here is correct, we accept no responsibility for any mistakes made. Any audio or visual material downloaded as a result of visiting this site is done so under the strict agreement that this material is for sampling only and that it will be removed within a subsequent 24 hour period.