Series 8 Episode 4 – Three Cons Make A Mountain

Filming Locations

POKER ROOM – THEN & NOW 

COBDEN WORKING MEN’S CLUB & INSTITUTE, 170-172 KENSAL ROAD, W10

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'

 

DRIVING TO THE AUCTION ROOM – THEN & NOW  

BLACK PARK ROAD, WEXHAM, SL3 6DS 

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'

 

AUCTION & ANTIQUES SALEROOM – THEN & NOW 

WATCOMBE MANOR SALEROOM, INGHAM LANE, WATLINGTON, OXFORDSHIRE, OX49 5EJ 

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'

 

ASHLEY BROWN’S TRUCK SHOP – THEN & NOW  

D & D WORKSHOP, PINEWOOD STUDIOS, PINEWOOD ROAD, IVER HEATH, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, SL0 0NH 

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'

 

ARTHUR’S FLAT – THEN & NOW 

1-12 FITZJAMES AVENUE, W14

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.

MORRY’S SHOP – THEN & NOW 

326 PORTOBELLO ROAD (NR BONCHURCH ROAD) OPPOSITE GOLDBORNE MEWS, W10

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.

GEMINI ANTIQUES SHOP – THEN & NOW 

87 GOLBORNE ROAD, KENSINGTON & CHELSEA, W10

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'

 

FLETCHER’S GREYHOUND TRAINING FACILITY – THEN & NOW 

OLD RECTORY FARM, STABLEBRIDGE ROAD, ASTON CLINTON, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, HP22 5ND

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'

 

ARTHUR & RAY TAKE BERTIE OUT – THEN & NOW 

BLACK PARK COUNTRY PARK NR PINEWOOD STUDIOS, BLACK PARK ROAD, WEXHAM, SL3 6DS 

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'

 

NICK MEETS ASHLEY AT THE BOXING GYM – THEN & NOW  

ALL STARS BOXING GYM, 576 HARROW ROAD (NR ALPERTON STREET), W10 

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.