Last Alteration: Tuesday 24 February 2009

Cardiff Royal Infirmary

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51°29'06"-03°09'45" show decimal

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Cardiff Royal Infirmary
Newport Road, Cardiff, CF24 0SZ

This location is private and has no or limited access only. Many of the stories utlising the premises are filmed inside the hospital, which is inaccessible to the public; the outside is perfectly visible of course!

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisabledot Glossop Road Entrancedot

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Photograph taken: 25th February 2008 by Chuck Foster

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The Empty Child
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The Empty Child
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Filmed: 1 Jan 2005
The Doctor enters the hospital.

 

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Photograph taken: 25th February 2008 by Chuck Foster

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Aliens of London
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Aliens of London
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Filmed: 18-19 Jul 2004
The BBC reports on the mysterious body transferred to the hospital.

The Empty Child
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Filmed: 1 Jan 2005
The Doctor enters the hospital.

 

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Photograph taken: 25th February 2008 by Chuck Foster

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The Doctor Dances
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The Doctor Dances
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Filmed: 1 Jan 2005
The Child's "Army" leave the hospital.

 

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisabledot Longcross Road Entrancedot

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Photograph taken: 25th February 2008 by Chuck Foster

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The Idiot's Lantern
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Filmed: 17 Feb 2006
Preparations for broadcast at Alexandra Palace.

The Idiot's Lantern
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Filmed: 17 Feb 2006
The Doctor blags his way into the studios.

 

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Photograph taken: 25th February 2008 by Chuck Foster

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The Idiot's Lantern
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Filmed: 17 Feb 2006
Alexandra Palace transmitter.

The Idiot's Lantern
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Filmed: 17 Feb 2006
The Doctor runs up the steps to the transmitter.

 

 

Access: privateStatus: recognisabledot Longcross Road (back entrance)dot

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Photograph taken: 20th August 2008 by Scott Frankton

"Taken through the railings from Longcross Road."

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Turn Left
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Filmed: 1 Dec 2007
Doctor Morganstern relates what happened to the Royal Hope on the moon.

 

Around Royal Hope Hospital

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Newport Road Lane (Everything Changes): 0.22 miles.

Filming Reports:

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27 Aug 2008: Alun Vega - Filming for childrenofearth

Other show-related mentions for the location:

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BBC Wales - Filming for Rose at the back of the hospital.

Further links about the location:

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Cardiff and Vale NHS

Related Stories

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They Keep Killing Suzie [2006]: Suzie visits her father in hospital.

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End of Days [2006]: Owen and Tosh visit an isolation ward.

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Fragments [19 Sep 2007]: Owen's hospital

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