FILMING LOCATIONS

 

Although the series was set in Torquay, the producers never ventured far from Television Centre. This page will help you find the locations used during the series.

  

 

Series 1 - Episode 1

A Touch of Class

 

The jewelers visited by “Lord Melbury” can be found on Cookham High Street, Maidenhead.

 

The images to the left show the old bank, which is now a shop. SL6 9SJ

 

 

Series 1 - Episode 5

Gourmet Night

 

Basil can’t get past a vehicle blocking Mentmore Close – although as you can see, it is really a dead end – certainly no way to get to the hotel!

 

 

Series 1 - Episode 5

Gourmet Night

 

Basil’s car breaks down at the junction of Lapstone Gardens and Mentmore Close – Near the Northwick Park Tube station, Harrow. HA3 0EB

 

 

Series 1 - Episode 5

Gourmet Night

 

Basil collects the duck… and the trifle from Andre’s restaurant. It is now a Chinese restaurant called “Wings”. It can be located on Preston Road, Harrow, at HA13 0QA. The shop to the left is still a launderette – even after all these years!

 

 

Series 1 - Episode 6

The Germans

 

At the beginning of the episode, Sybil is in hospital, suffering from an in-growing toenail.

As you can see, the building is still recognisable, but has benefited from some landscaping during the last 40 years!

 

 

 

 

The Hotel

 

The building used was Woodburn Grange Country Club, Wooburn Green – near HP10 0QP

 

Sadly for fans of the show, this is now the least recognisable of all the locations used. The building was gutted by fire in 1991 and has since been demolished. Housing now stands on the site.