FILM : Never Let Go
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Never Let Go 1960 Richard Todd, Peter Sellers, Adam Faith, John Le Mesurier, Peter Jones, Mervyn Johns London
Director : John Guillermin   Production Company : Julian Wintle and Leslie Parkyn Productions  Region : LONDON M-N

A travelling salesman has his car stolen and stands up to the sadistic gang boss responsible. All filmed in North London, Blue Lamp territory, Paddington, and Kentish Town.

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Never Let Go - A series of panning shots in the Paddington area. The location of
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nl001a. A series of panning shots in the Paddington area. The location of "Meadows Garage" was in Chichester Road in W2. The Victory cafe, where the lads dance to the juke box music, was on the corner of Chichester Road and Kinnaird Street. Information from Craig.

Never Let Go - Chichester Road with Chichester Place running off to the left. Located by Colin.
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nl001b. Chichester Road with Chichester Place running off to the left. Located by Colin.

Never Let Go - The corner of Chichester Road and Chichester Place in Maida Vale ... I actually lived in the flat above the garage used in the film. It was above Trek Tyres garage not the Maze Works (see below) which I have never heard of. The film people paid my mum £25 to erect the facade, a lot of money in those days. I remember the filming of this and The Comedy Man. My brother and nephews were in a sceen playing football as Edmund Perdum came running down the road. It was great to see the stills. Hazel Brown in Nov. 2014
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nl001c. The corner of Chichester Road and Chichester Place in Maida Vale ... I actually lived in the flat above the garage used in the film. It was above Trek Tyres garage not the Maze Works (see below) which I have never heard of. The film people paid my mum £25 to erect the facade, a lot of money in those days. I remember the filming of this and The Comedy Man. My brother and nephews were in a sceen playing football as Edmund Perdum came running down the road. It was great to see the stills. Hazel Brown in Nov. 2014

Never Let Go - Chichester Place in London W2. The location was also used in 'The Comedy Man'.
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nl001d. Chichester Place in London W2. The location was also used in 'The Comedy Man'.

Never Let Go - Chichester Place in London W2.
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nl001e. Chichester Place in London W2.

nl001en. On the left of the picture, which is taken from Harrow Road looking down the street, is the Bayswater Synagogue. At the bottom of the street is the Maze Works, used as the exterior of 'Meadows Garage'. Picture and information from Colin.
(Modern Photo Added: 19-03-2015)

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Never Let Go - Chichester Place at the corner of Chichester Street.
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nl001h. Chichester Place at the corner of Chichester Street.

Never Let Go - Facing north on Chichester Place W2. Everything in this shot has been swept away to be replaced by The Westway, a realigned Harrow Road and Westbourne Green.
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nl001j. Facing north on Chichester Place W2. Everything in this shot has been swept away to be replaced by The Westway, a realigned Harrow Road and Westbourne Green.

Never Let Go - This is the Southgate Arms - still extant, and located at the southern end of Southgate Road, N1.  It's pretty much as it was as it is a listed building; it's retained the Barclays Ales & Stouts motif.  Obviously its distinct green tiling can't be seen in the film, but see the now pics I'll send later. NB:  In this shot the pub's name can be clearly seen on its upper corner lintel.  For every other shot in the film they covered the sign so as (presumably) mask the location; they must have slipped up on this take. Thanks to Roger Rettig.
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nl002a. This is the Southgate Arms - still extant, and located at the southern end of Southgate Road, N1. It's pretty much as it was as it is a listed building; it's retained the Barclays Ales & Stouts motif. Obviously its distinct green tiling can't be seen in the film, but see the now pics I'll send later. NB: In this shot the pub's name can be clearly seen on its upper corner lintel. For every other shot in the film they covered the sign so as (presumably) mask the location; they must have slipped up on this take. Thanks to Roger Rettig.

nl002an. Peter captured the same location now - in colour!!
(Modern Photo Added: 04-10-2014)

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