Series 8 Episode 8 – Him Indoors

Filming Locations

KOWLOON DRY GOODS – THEN & NOW 

M&S VEGETABLES, UNIT 15, BARRETT INDUSTRIAL PARK, PARK AVENUE, SOUTHALL, UB1 3AF

In the opening scenes of this episode, we see an exterior shot of Kowloon Dry Goods where Ray has made a delivery.

Kowloon Dry Goods in 'Him Indoors'

Kowloon Dry Goods in 'Him Indoors'

 

IMRAN’S VIDEO SHOP – THEN & NOW  

VARIETY VIDEO, 460-462 GREENFORD RD, GREENFORD, UB6 8SQ 

At 01m29s, Arthur is here attempting to convince video shop owner Imran that he needs a new security system.

Imran's Video Shop in 'Him Indoors'

Imran's Video Shop in 'Him Indoors'

 

FLEA MARKET – THEN & NOW  

SOUTHALL CATTLE MARKET, HIGH STREET/NORTH ROAD NR UXBRIDGE RD, SOUTHALL, UB1 3DN 

At 05m17s after Ray tells Arthur he needs a “sparks”, they both head here to look for Ron. In the first shot the exit the covered area on the middle right of the recent picture.

Market location in 'Him Indoors'

Market location in 'Him Indoors'

 

They then turn right – notice here the triangular building corner on the far left of the older shot (green door).

Market location in 'Him Indoors'

Market location in 'Him Indoors'

Sadly, this market no longer exists and there is now a car park where it used to be.

 

DRIVING TO THE LOCKUP 1 – THEN & NOW  

JEYMER DRIVE NR LONG DRIVE, GREENFORD, UB6

At 08m20s, we see Arthur, Ray & Ron going to the lockup alongside a house on Jeymer Drive. A house extension has now been built there.

Driving to the lockup in 'Him Indoors'

Driving to the lockup in 'Him Indoors'

 

RAY HITS THE TOWN – THEN & NOW  

THE AVENUE DISCO, SHAFTESBURY (LATER ‘THE HUNGRY HORSE’) PUB, SHAFTESBURY AVENUE, SOUTH HARROW, HA2 0AG 

At 16m20s, we see Ray and his pals here as they hit the town together.

Disco in 'Him Indoors'

Disco in 'Him Indoors'

 

THE GOLDSMITHS ARMS – THEN & NOW  

130 EAST ACTON LANE, EALING 

At 22m55s, jobsworth PC Corman and his partner wait outside this pub for the landlord to call time.

The Goldsmiths Arms in 'Him Indoors'

The Goldsmiths Arms in 'Him Indoors'

This pub also features in #8.1 The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Entrepreneur and #9.1 I’ll Never Forget Whats’ername.

 

RAY & HIS MATES GO FOR A CURRY – THEN & NOW  

BABA TANDOORI, 2 THE BROADWAY, NORTHOLT ROAD, SOUTH HARROW, HA2 ODL 

At 26m14s, we catch a glimpse of the exterior of this Indian Restaurant – no longer a restaurant it has been known in more recent times as ‘Nash’s Bar’ or ‘The Local’.

Baba Tandoori in 'Him Indoors'

Baba Tandoori in 'Him Indoors'

 

NIGHT TIME STREET SCENES – THEN & NOW  

OLDFIELD LANE NORTH/GREENFORD STATION, GREENFORD, UB6 

At 29m33s at the start of part three, Ray & Arthur drive along here as Ray makes the connection between Ron and Arthur’s list of ‘sitting ducks’.

Night time street scenes in 'Him Indoors'

Night time street scenes in 'Him Indoors'

 

At 35m14s, we see another shot of this street as PC Corman tries to remember where he has seen the name ‘Kowloon’ before.

Night time street scenes in 'Him Indoors'

Night time street scenes in 'Him Indoors'

 

L&M CRASH REPAIRS – THEN & NOW  

HARRODS FURNITURE DEPOSITORY/NOW BRASENOSE DRIVE, HARRODS VILLAGE, BARNES, SW13 

At 30m20s, Arthur tells Ray this is the second name on the list that Ron has. Ray heads there to find Ron.

L&M Crash Repairs in 'Him Indoors'

L&M Crash Repairs in 'Him Indoors'

This location also features in #8.2 A Bouquet Of Barbed Wine and #9.4 Looking For Mr. Goodtime.

 

DRIVING TO THE LOCKUP 2 – THEN & NOW  

WARPLE WAY/VALETTA ROAD, W3 

At 47m13s, after Arthur has told Morley & Park that Ray and Ron were doing a feasibility check, the three are seen driving back to the lockup at this location.

Driving to the lockup in 'Him Indoors'

Driving to the lockup in 'Him Indoors'