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wea001. A bomb site. Did you play here as a kid? Did you see the film being made?
wea002. Supposed to be London, but that structure in the distance? The building on the right is the left hand side of the property housing the Fire Station at the junction of Red Cross St/Fore Street, London EC2. The boys would be running down what was then Jewin Street and now part of the Barbican development. The building in the middle background is the Whitbread Brewery.
wea002n. Only residents are allowed at ground level. (RL) (Modern Photo Added: 20-11-2015)
wea003. .....and that tower in the background comes into view as we pan right. The tower of St Giles without Cripplegate, Fore Street, Barbican, London EC2
wea003n. The tower has been cleaned, unless it is the lighting. (RL) (Modern Photo Added: 18-11-2015)
wea004. It is a fairly large bombed site where the kids play. The Fire Station at what was Red Cross St/Fore St, London EC2. Now all part of the Barbican development.
wea004n. We all have our own opinion of the Barbican development. (RL) (Modern Photo Added: 18-11-2015)
wea005. The far side of the site and the church tower again. Once again the tower of St. Giles without Cripplegate, Fore Street, Barbican, London EC2. The area was seen in 'The Glass Cage'.
wea005n. The tower of St Giles can still take centre stage. (RL) (Modern Photo Added: 18-11-2015)
wea006. More destruction.
wea007. Our little hero starts to leg it away from the previous location.
wea008. The slightly rounded building again and the bump in the distance. The last remaining building in Jewin Crescent, London EC2 and can be seen in http://www.heritage-explorer.co.uk/web/he/searchdetail.aspx?id=3953&large=1 Now part of the Barbican development.
wea008n. Without an exact landmark it is difficult to be precise but the maps indicate more or less "here" and at this angle. (RL) (Modern Photo Added: 18-11-2015)
wea009. A police station, suggests the script. Bow Street Police Station it is, London WC2 looking towards Broad Court.
wea009n. Closed in 2006. (RL) (Modern Photo Added: 18-11-2015)
wea010. A closer view of the cop shop. Bow Street Police Station, Bow Street, London WC2
wea010n. A little patience and momentary break in the traffic pays off. (RL) (Modern Photo Added: 18-11-2015)