FILM : Up the Junction
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Up the Junction 1967 Suzy Kendall, Dennis Waterman, Adrienne Posta, Maureen Lipman, Michael Gothard, Liz Fraser, Hylda Baker, Alfie Bass London, Sussex
Director : Peter Collinson   Production Company : Paramount / Collinson-Crasto  Region : LONDON T-Z,SOUTH EAST R-Z

Movie version of the BBC TV play that first addresses some of the major social issues of the day. A girl from a rich family in Chelsea is bored and decides to go "slumming" in depressed Battersea.

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Up the Junction [DVD]

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Up the Junction - Probably a Battersea or Clapham street.
Neil Betterton suggests; This is Gladstone Terrace, Wandsworth. In a later scene of the film the road name is visible so that was my clue. 
Unfortunately the buildings have been demolished but the road still exists on Google Maps, and if you view the location with Google Earth you can use the timeslider to 1945 and you'll see the buildings in place. Now that's something I didn't know, thanks Neil.
Up the Junction

uj001. Probably a Battersea or Clapham street. Neil Betterton suggests; This is Gladstone Terrace, Wandsworth. In a later scene of the film the road name is visible so that was my clue. Unfortunately the buildings have been demolished but the road still exists on Google Maps, and if you view the location with Google Earth you can use the timeslider to 1945 and you'll see the buildings in place. Now that's something I didn't know, thanks Neil.

ujposter. UP THE JUNCTION – Original poster, 65cm x 100cm, about 25" x 39", some 70cm x 100cm. very good condition, small repair, tiny tear. £ 40.00 + p&p.
(Modern Photo Added: 28-09-2012)

Up the Junction - Chelsea Bridge, as seen in
Up the Junction

uj002. Chelsea Bridge, as seen in "The Day the Earth Caught Fire".

uj002n. Not quite the same crane shot but Chelsea Bridge it is. SJ.
(Modern Photo Added: 30-12-2008)

Up the Junction - Battersea? Clapham?
From Neil Betterton; The flats in the background are sandwiched between Usk Road and Petergate, Wandsworth. The four smokestacks are from Fulham power station, now demolished.The flats which are still standing. The footpath that Suzy Kendall is walking along is formed by the factory in uj003c,d,e,f and the back gardens of houses in Usk Road, now demolished. This footpath no longer exisits and has been replaced by a new housing estate and a park. If you move with Streetview to Petergate you can see not all of the old housing has been demolished.
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uj003a. Battersea? Clapham? From Neil Betterton; The flats in the background are sandwiched between Usk Road and Petergate, Wandsworth. The four smokestacks are from Fulham power station, now demolished.The flats which are still standing. The footpath that Suzy Kendall is walking along is formed by the factory in uj003c,d,e,f and the back gardens of houses in Usk Road, now demolished. This footpath no longer exisits and has been replaced by a new housing estate and a park. If you move with Streetview to Petergate you can see not all of the old housing has been demolished.

Up the Junction - Battersea? Clapham?
Same drainpipe, wall and chimneys as 003a.
Up the Junction

uj003b. Battersea? Clapham? Same drainpipe, wall and chimneys as 003a.

Up the Junction - Battersea? Clapham?
From Neil; The location of the factory is just south of the flats in uj003a&b. It has been demolished and replaced by the houses and park mentioned above. The road Suzy is walking along to reach the factory is now a footpath running parallel to the railway line. The 1968 map confims the position and layout of the factory, also confirmed  by the 1945 Google Earth image.
Up the Junction

uj003c. Battersea? Clapham? From Neil; The location of the factory is just south of the flats in uj003a&b. It has been demolished and replaced by the houses and park mentioned above. The road Suzy is walking along to reach the factory is now a footpath running parallel to the railway line. The 1968 map confims the position and layout of the factory, also confirmed by the 1945 Google Earth image.

Up the Junction - Battersea? Clapham?
Up the Junction

uj003d. Battersea? Clapham?

Up the Junction - Battersea? Clapham?
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uj003e. Battersea? Clapham?

Up the Junction - Battersea? Clapham?
Neil adds; The flats across the railway line in the background were located in Nantes Close (then called Podmore Road) but these too have been demolished, again the 1968 map and the 1945 Google image confirms their location.
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uj003f. Battersea? Clapham? Neil adds; The flats across the railway line in the background were located in Nantes Close (then called Podmore Road) but these too have been demolished, again the 1968 map and the 1945 Google image confirms their location.

Up the Junction - Battersea power station in the background?
Neil adds; This is the Wandsworth Road at the junction with Lansdowne Way, facing south, and, during this scene, the camera pans around to a view of the power station: I set up a similar angle of the power station on Google Earth, worked out the distance (much guess work) and found the location. In the top right of the picture are the white windows of a pub, formerly The Bell and now a second hand furniture shop. Further on from the pub can be seen flats which are still there. Also in the top right hand corner of the picture immediately behind the parked black car/van is the Portland Arms which still exists.  On the opposite side of the road to the girls is a row of shops which has been demolished and rebuilt but the layby is still there. Interestingly there is still a cafe at this location so a bit of groundwork will confirm or dismiss if it was the actual cafe they used. Also the crossing they use is still in the same location. 
Wonderful stuff, thanks.
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uj004. Battersea power station in the background? Neil adds; This is the Wandsworth Road at the junction with Lansdowne Way, facing south, and, during this scene, the camera pans around to a view of the power station: I set up a similar angle of the power station on Google Earth, worked out the distance (much guess work) and found the location. In the top right of the picture are the white windows of a pub, formerly The Bell and now a second hand furniture shop. Further on from the pub can be seen flats which are still there. Also in the top right hand corner of the picture immediately behind the parked black car/van is the Portland Arms which still exists. On the opposite side of the road to the girls is a row of shops which has been demolished and rebuilt but the layby is still there. Interestingly there is still a cafe at this location so a bit of groundwork will confirm or dismiss if it was the actual cafe they used. Also the crossing they use is still in the same location. Wonderful stuff, thanks.

uj004n. After Neil's research, this is the long overdue now. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 15-08-2016)

Up the Junction - Clapham Junction station. Did you spot the clue?
Up the Junction

uj005a. Clapham Junction station. Did you spot the clue?

uj005an. Keith Mitchell did, and sent us this picture of the location. Image copyright Google Streetview.
(Modern Photo Added: 18-08-2015)

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