FILM : Ipcress File, The
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Ipcress File, The 1965 Michael Caine, Nigel Green, Guy Doleman, Gordon Jackson, Sue Lloyd, Frank Gatliff London
Director : Sidney J. Furie   Production Company : The Rank Organisation, Lowndes Productions Ltd, Steven S. A.  Region : LONDON H-L

A counter espionage agent deals with his own bureaucracy while investigating the kidnapping and brainwashing of British scientists.

Ian MacDonald advises that the Supermarket shown in the film was Gardners, 31 The Broadway, Wimbledon, identified as a result of the shops seen opposite through the supermaket window, S J Pierce and the TV rental shop next door. All now absorbed into the redevelopment of the area. A picture of the supermarket can be viewed in a download pdf available here and select "e1. LAP Wim Shops".

Screen captures uploaded by Phil Wilkinson.

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Ipcress File, The - Inside his flat, Palmer prepares dinner before receiving a call from his police contact telling him that Housemartin has been detained. Properties on Stanlake Road trail away in the centre of the capture.
Ipcress File, The

ipcfi030. Inside his flat, Palmer prepares dinner before receiving a call from his police contact telling him that Housemartin has been detained. Properties on Stanlake Road trail away in the centre of the capture.

ipcfi030n. The same entrance from Steve Connolly.

Ipcress File, The - Palmer and Carswell arrive at Shoreditch Police Station where Housemartin is being held. Actually, this is Shepherds Bush police station at 87 Askew Road on the corner of Hadyn Park Road, W12 says Alan F. Now demolished and re-developed. (RL)
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ipcfi031. Palmer and Carswell arrive at Shoreditch Police Station where Housemartin is being held. Actually, this is Shepherds Bush police station at 87 Askew Road on the corner of Hadyn Park Road, W12 says Alan F. Now demolished and re-developed. (RL)

Ipcress File, The - Finding that Housemartin has been killed in his cell and a suitcase taken by someone posing as him, Palmer arranges clearance for a raid as Jock Carswell (Gordon Jackson) waits.Viewed from what was Shepherd Bush police station, 87 Askew Road, London W12 looking out at the corner of Askew Road and Cobbold Road. With thanks to Alan F. (RL)
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ipcfi032. Finding that Housemartin has been killed in his cell and a suitcase taken by someone posing as him, Palmer arranges clearance for a raid as Jock Carswell (Gordon Jackson) waits.Viewed from what was Shepherd Bush police station, 87 Askew Road, London W12 looking out at the corner of Askew Road and Cobbold Road. With thanks to Alan F. (RL)

Ipcress File, The - Arriving at the place where Housemartin was picked up, Palmer and Carswell wait outside Sandersons disused factory on the film's Wellington Street. In reality, this is Stephenson Street in NW10 identified by Philip Mackie.
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ipcfi033. Arriving at the place where Housemartin was picked up, Palmer and Carswell wait outside Sandersons disused factory on the film's Wellington Street. In reality, this is Stephenson Street in NW10 identified by Philip Mackie.

ipcfi033n. This is looking south on Stephenson Street. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 17-02-2016)

Ipcress File, The - A car screams towards the factory. Facing north on Stephenson Street, Willesden.
Ipcress File, The

ipcfi034. A car screams towards the factory. Facing north on Stephenson Street, Willesden.

ipcfi034n. This is the view north. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 17-02-2016)

Ipcress File, The - Palmer and Carswell follow the car as Special Branch officers prepare to break into the factory. In the distance stand the cooling towers of Acton Lane Power Station which were seen in 'Look Back in Anger'.
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ipcfi035. Palmer and Carswell follow the car as Special Branch officers prepare to break into the factory. In the distance stand the cooling towers of Acton Lane Power Station which were seen in 'Look Back in Anger'.

ipcfi035n. Looking from Stephenson Street to where the entrance of the yard once stood. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 22-04-2017)

Ipcress File, The - Looking onto Stephenson Street from railway land next to the Sheet Stores.
Ipcress File, The

ipcfi036. Looking onto Stephenson Street from railway land next to the Sheet Stores.

ipcfi036n. A general shot of the houses on the street. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 17-02-2016)

Ipcress File, The - Major Dalby approaches the scene. A better view of NW10's Stephenson Street.
Ipcress File, The

ipcfi037. Major Dalby approaches the scene. A better view of NW10's Stephenson Street.

ipcfi037n. A more upright shot looking north. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 17-02-2016)

Ipcress File, The - The Major brings his car to a halt as Palmer authorises the Police Inspector (Michael Murray) to break down the door. On the extreme left is the sheet store behind which is the wagon shed. Location confirmed by Philip Mackie.
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ipcfi038. The Major brings his car to a halt as Palmer authorises the Police Inspector (Michael Murray) to break down the door. On the extreme left is the sheet store behind which is the wagon shed. Location confirmed by Philip Mackie.

ipcfi038n. Inside the yard. With thanks to the staff at Double 4 Self Storage for allowing access. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 22-04-2017)

Ipcress File, The - Once the door is opened, Palmer and the police pour into the building. Philip Mackie advises that this is inside the British Railways' sheet stores at Willesden. The colour scheme is typical of the former B.R.'s London Midland Region.
Ipcress File, The

ipcfi039. Once the door is opened, Palmer and the police pour into the building. Philip Mackie advises that this is inside the British Railways' sheet stores at Willesden. The colour scheme is typical of the former B.R.'s London Midland Region.

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