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Cheapside Squat - Rehearsals - 35 Cheapside Road, Cheapside, Birmingham, UK. (Roger on Location), (Streetview).

Hole In The Wall Pub (now Peaky Blinders) - Nick and Johns plan, 1978 - 115 Corporation Street, Birmingham. (Reference), (Streetview).

Nick's Mums Toy Shop - First rehearsals - Bates Toy Shop, Maypole/Berkeley Precinct (Demolished), Maypole Lane, Selly Oak, Birmingham, B14 5JE. (Reference), (Demolishing Photo), (Possible Streetview).

Pinner Parish Church (St. John the Baptist) - Simon choirboy - Church Lane, Pinner HA5 3AA. (Streetview).

Rackhams Department Store (now House of Fraser) - Early meetups/Big Store song - 62 Corporation Street, Birmingham UK. (Wiki), (Article), (Streetview).

Rio Wine Bar (now Turknaz Restaurant) - Andy opened Dec 1983 - 57 North Parade, Whitley Bay, Yorkshire, UK NE26 1NX. (Article), (Streetview).

Woodroofe's Music Store - Nick's mum bought a Wasp here - 119 John Bright Street, Birmingham. Later moved to Dale End. (Article).

Yardley's Music Shop - Popular shop near The Rum Runner Club and Cedars - 89A, Snow Hill, Birmingham. (70's Birmingham Music shops).

Business Offices[]

All American Entertainment (AAE) Music (DD Booking Agents) - NYC Main Office, Manhattan-east 83th St, New York. (Website/FAQ).

Duran Duran Ltd - Elsley Court, 20-22 Great Titchfield Street, London, United Kingdom, W1W 8BE. (Reference), (Streetview).

DD Productions/Skintrade Music - California (Dissolved) - Unit 4, 818 Hampton Drive, Venice, California, Usa, CA 90291. (Streetview)

Duran Duran Management/Fan Mail (USA) - Wendy Laister, CEO, Magnus Entertainment, Inc. 33 Greene Street, Apt 3w, New York, NY 10013-2652, USA. (Reference), (Wendy Linkedin), (Website).

Duran Duran Agents - Ron/Douglas/Brad ?, Unknown, Beverly Hills, CA, United States.

Headline Booking Group (DD Booking Agents) - 135 Madison Avenue 5th FloorNew York, NY 10016. (Website/Request Form).

Lo-Fi Music/Records Ltd (Dissolved) - Ground Floor Flat 3, 13 Fernshaw Road, Chelsea, London, SW10 0TG. (Reference), (Streetview)

Skin Divers Ltd, Skintrade Music Ltd, DD Productions Ltd, Syn Records London - Elmwood House, 397 Upper Richmond Road, Putney, London, SW15 5QZ. (Reference), (Streetview)

SME Live Entertainment Group (DD Booking Agents) - 11640 San Vicente Blvd, Suite 204, Los Angeles, CA, 90049. (Website/Booking).

SYN Tokyo - Long Hill Harajuku Building. 2F 3-31-5 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-0001. (Ref.), (Streetview)

Tritec (London)/Gloucester Place Music - (Master and Distribution Licenses) - 4 Handyside Street, London, England, N1C 4DJ. (Reference), (Streetview)


Barbarella's (Now walking space) - Duran early shows - 41 Cumberland Street, Birmingham, UK (Photo), (Article), (Streetview).

Hexagon Theatre/Cannon Hill Arts Centre (now Midlands Arts) - Early show - Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham B12 9QH. (Streetview).

The Cedar Club Ballroom - Durans second concert - The Cedar Club, 53-59 Constitution Hill, Hockley, Birmingham UK. (Image).

The Crown Inn - Dada residency 1978 - Hill Street, Birmingham. (Streetview).

The Crown Inn (now Reflex) - A recent dance club next door to the old Rum Runner - 271 Broad Street, Birmingham, UK. (Wiki), (Streetview).

Harrow Technical Collage - Dog Days show - Lowlands Road, Harrow HA1 3AQ.

Holy City Zoo, The - Duran's third concert - 27 Water Street, Birmingham, B3 1HL UK. (Link), (Possible Streetview), (Possible Streetview).

The Hosteria (Hosteria One) - Duran's fifth concert - 82-83 Hurst Street, Birmingham, UK. (Link), (Possible Streetview).

Forshaw Heath Rugby Club - Shock Treatment show - Forshaw Heath Lane, Portway, Solihull, Birmingham, B94 5LH.

Nashville Room, The - Early 1980 show - 171 North End Road, London W14. (Image/Ref).

Rebecca's - Johns first concert with Shock Treatment - corner of Severn Street and John Bright Street, Birmingham. (Link), (Article), (Streetview).

The Rum Runner (Now car park) - Duran worked and rehearsed here, first concert - 266-271 Broad Street, Birmingham, UK. (Location link), (Streetview).

Studio 54 - 254 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019, USA. (Streetview).

Sugar Shack, The (now cinema) - 1982 incident - Herzogspitalstraße 6, 80331, Munich, Germany. (Streetview).

Top of The Pops (1969-1992) - BBC TV Centre Studio 2, 101 Wood Lane, White City, London. W12 7RJ. (Streetview)

Tube, The - Tyne Tees Television Studio 5, (Demolished) City Road, Newcastle, NE1 2AL. (Image), (Location), (Streetview)


Andy's Childhood home (Demolished) - 16 Belle Vue Street, Cullercoats, North Shields NE30 4PL. (Streetview).

Andy's School Years home - Unknown number. Newton Avenue, Cullercoats, North Shields. (Photo 1980s), (Streetview).

Andy Taylor's Gothic Mansion - Royal Victoria Patriotic Building, John Archer Way, Battersea, UK (Link), (Article), (Streetview).

Andy's Home Today - Unknown, (Near Tipic Club: Av. Miramar, 164, 07871 Es Pujols) Formentera, Balearic Islands, Spain.

John's Childhood Home - 34 Simon Road, Hollywood Birmingham, UK. (House 1977?), (Streetview).

John's Knightsbridge Home - 21 Ennismore Mews, Knightsbridge, London SW7 1AP. (JT on Location), (Photo), (Photo), (Article), (Streetview).

John's Early 90's London Home - Unknown Number (perhaps 22?), Ossington Street, London W2. (Possible Streetview).

John's UK Home Today- South Wraxall Manor, Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, UK, BA15 2ND. (Article), (Article), (Ghost Story), (Streetview).

John's LA Home Today - 6950 Oporto Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90068, USA. (Ref.), (Article), (Streetview).

Nick's Childhood home - Perhaps Kenway Avenue?, Hollywood, Birmingham. (House 1977?). This is reported to be "Mill Close, one of the houses at the end". But no location matching this name is in the Hollywood location, "just around the corner" from John's house.

Nicks 80's London Home - Unknown, Fulham, London UK. (Reference).

Nick's former UK Home - Unknown, (perhaps 24 Gilston Road), The Boltons, Chelsea, London. (Article), (Reference), (Area Streetview).

Roger's Childhood home - Unknown, Block of Flats, Castle Bromwich, Birmingham. (Probably demolished).

Roger's UK Home Today - Unknown, (Claverdon Hall?), 15th Century Mansion, Warwickshire.(Image Today)

Simon's Childhood home - 25 Tewksbury Avenue, Pinner, North London. (House 1975?), (Streetview).

Simon's former London home - 11 Apollo Place (??), Chelsea, London. (House Plans).

Simon's 90's former home (later Warrens Home) - 24 Octavia Street, Battersea, SW London. (Streetview).

Simon's UK Home Today - Elmwood House, 397 Upper Richmond Road, Putney, London SW15 5QZ. (Reference), (Article), (Streetview).


The Falmouth Hotel – Simon LeBon stayed here following his yachting accident - The Falmouth Hotel, Cliff Road, Falmouth, UK. (Link).

Filming Locations[]

A View To A Kill - Eiffel Tower - Champ de Mars, 5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 Paris, France. (Streetview), (2:45, Streetview).

Anniversary - Belvour Castle (pronounced BeeVar), Belvoir Road, Grantham, Leicestershire, NG32 1PE. (Streetview), (Streetview)

Arena - Oakland Arena, 7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland, CA 94621, USA. (Inside Streetview), (Outside Streetview).
Additional Footage: National Exhibition Centre Hall 5, North Avenue, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1NT. (Outside Streetview), (Inside Streetview). Twickenham Film Studios, The Barons, TW1 2AW London. (Website), (Streetview).

Breath After Breath - Waterfall Scene: Iguazu Falls, 8H37+V8 Puerto Canoas, Misiones Province, Argentina. (Website), (Streetview).

Come Undone - London Aquarium (now Sea Life Centre) - Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge, London. (Inside Streetview).

Do They Know It's Christmas - Notting Hill Studios (now SARM West Studios), 105 Ladbroke Grove, London W11 1PG. (Reference), (Streetview).

Falling Down - The Linda Vista Community Hospital, 610-30 South St. Louis Street, Los Angeles, California, United States. (Streetview).

Hungry Like The Wolf - Table Flip Scene & Reunion: Pagoda Tea Rooms - 105 Chatham St, Colombo 00100, Sri Lanka. (Source), (Article), (Streetview).
Market Scene: Main Street, Galle, Sri Lanka. ((Possible Streetview).
Bar Scene: New Oriental Hotel (now Amangalla Hotel) - 10 Church St, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka. (Streetview).

Lonely In You Nightmare - Interior Shots/Bed Scene: New Oriental Hotel (now Amangalla Hotel) - 10 Church St, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka. (Source), (Streetview).
Beach Scene & White Shrine: Taprobane Island, near Weligama, Sri Lanka. (Booking Website), (Streetview).
Ocean View and Embrace Scene: Galle Fort, Galle, Sri Lanka. (perhaps Akersloot Bastion?).
Paul Berrow Stayed At: Home Stay Strand (The Strand) in the Duran Duran room, 218 Yaddehimulla Road, 80600 Unawatuna, Sri Lanka.

New Moon On Monday - Arch Scene (1:20): 7 Place de l'Hôtel de Ville, Noyers, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France. (Streetview).
Helicopter Shot (1:48): Noyers, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France. (Streetview), (Streetview).
Alleyway/Courtyard Shot (1:57): 17 Place de l'Hôtel de Ville, 89310 Noyers, France. (Streetview).
Bar Scene (2:29): Unknown, Le Fusain Restaurant, Bercy Paris. (Also see Le Fusain Restaurant, 3 Rue Durantin, 75018 Paris France.)

Night Boat - Boat/Dock Scenes: Nelson's Dockyard, Antigua. (Source)
Andy And Roger Boat Crossing (0:09): Nelson's Dockyard, Antigua. (Streetview).
Radio Hanging Down Shot (0:11): Nelson's Dockyard, Antigua. (Website), (Streetview), (Streetview)
Antigua Slipway (0:29)/Simon Story: Antigua Slipway Ltd, 265P+2R English Harbour, Antigua. (Web), (Streetview).
Columns/Canal Arch (3:16): Next to The Admirals Inn, Dockyard Drive, Nelson's Dock, Antigua. (Streetview).
Zombie House: Unknown, perhaps The Admirals Inn. Dockyard Drive Nelson's Dockyard, English Harbour, Antigua. (Photo), (Website).

Ordinary World - Columns Scene (0:18): Huntington Rose Garden and Tea Room, 1151 Oxford Rd, San Marino, CA 91108, United States. (Possible Streetview).
Bridge Scene (1:03): Huntington Japanese Botanical Gardens, 1151 Oxford Rd, San Marino, CA 91108, United States (Possible Streetview), (Possible Streetview).

Rio - Boat/Bay Scenes: The bay at English Harbour, Antigua. (Possible Streetview).
Legs Shot (0:20): Possibly Falmouth Harbour bay. (Possible Streetview)
Beach Scenes: Miller's Beach (now Fort James Beach), Fort Road, St. Johns, Antigua. (Possible Streetview).
Sax Scene: Shirley Heights Lookout, 262V+XX English Harbour, Antigua. (Website), (Streetview)

Save A Prayer - Interior Shots/Intro/Dancing: New Oriental Hotel (now Amangalla Hotel) - 10 Church St, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka. (Source), (Streetview). The dance scene filmed just off the lobby in the Zaal.
Beach Scenes: Rock Bay, Galle, Sri Lanka. (Possible Streetview).
High Rock Helicopter Shot: Sigiriya, 8 Ela pahalawewa, Dambulla 21100, Sri Lanka (Possible Streetview).
Temples and Buddhas: Polonnaruwa, and Gal Vihariya (Rock Temple), Nissankamallapura, Sri Lanka. (Streetview)
Bell Dome: Lankathilaka Temple, Sri Lanka. (Streetview).


Birmingham Polytechnic/University - John student/1979 shows - 5 Cardigan Street, Birmingham, B4 7BD, UK. (Article), (Image), (Streetview), (Streetview).

Canarsie High School - Warren - 1600 Rockaway Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11236, United States. (Streetview).

Cullercoats Grammar/Primary School - Andy - Marden Avenue, Cullercoats, North Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE30 4PB. (Website).

Marden High School - Andy - Hartington Road, North Shields NE30 3RZ. (Old Photo, (Streetview).

Nower Hill High school - Simon - George 5th Ave, Pinner, HA5 5RP. (Streetview).

Our Lady Of The Wayside RC Primary School - John - 562 Stratford Road, Shirley, Solihull B90 4AY. (Website), (Streetview).

Pinner County Grammar (High) School - Simon - Beaulieu Drive, Pinner HA5 1NB. (Streetview).

Redditch County Grammar (High) School (now Trinity) - John - Easemore Road, Redditch B98 8HB. (Streetview).

Silverstream Junior School - Nick - Unknown location.

Whitley Bay Junior and Comprehensive - Andy - Unknown, perhaps now known as Marden Bridge Middle School?, Whitley Bay, North Shields.⠀

West Lodge Junior/Primary School - Simon - West End Lane, Pinner, Middlesex, HA5 1AF. (Streetview).

Woodrush High School - Nick - 93 Shawhurst Lane, Hollywood, Birmingham B47 5JW. (Streetview).


AIR Studios - EMI Demos - Fourth floor, Peter Robinson Department Store, 214 Oxford Street, Oxford Circus, London W1D 2LS. (Possible Streetview). Later moved to Lyndhurst Hall, Lyndhurst Road, London. AIR Studios, (Website), (Streetview)

AIR Studios Monserrat - Tiger Sessions - Friths Road, Montserrat. Grid: 16.7412, -62.2148. The facility was destroyed by Hurricane Hugo in 1989. (Article/Photos), (Streetview).

Assault and Battery Studio 2 (now Miloco Studio) - Future Past - 36 Leroy St, London SE1 4SP. (Streetview)

Battersea Park Studios (Demolished) - Astro/AYNIN/Paper Gods - 2 Shuttleworth Road, Battersea, UK. (Link). (On Location), (Streetview)

Bob Lamb's First Home Studio ("The Home Of The Hits") - First Demos - 68 Cambridge Road, Birmingham, UK (Source), (Link), (Streetview).

Bopnique Musique - Anthony J. Resta and TV Mania - Unknown, Large brick and beam Textile Mill, North Boston, Mass, USA. Bopnique Musique, (Website).

Red Bus Studios - Duran first album - 34 Salisbury Street, London NW8 8QE, United Kingdom. (Link).

Eastcote Studios - Astronaut album - 249 Kensal Road, London, United Kingdom. (Link), (Roger on location).

Highbury Studios (aka Reckless Ltd/Rain Studios)- Bob Lambs second studio, used for demos DD and Rio albums - 122A Highbury Road, Birmingham, UK. (Link), (Article), (Article), (Demo listing), (Streetview).

Maison Rouge - Tiger-Notorious albums - 2 Wansdown Place, London. (Link), (Article and Pics), (Streetview).

Manhattan Center Studios (now Log Cabin Studios)- Three songs with Timberland for RCM, Sept 2005 - 311 West 34th Street, Midtown, Manhattan NYC, USA. Manhattan Center Studios, (Website), (Streetview).

Metropolis Studios (now The Power House) - Red Carpet Massacre - 70 Chiswick High Road in Chiswick, London, England. Metropolis Studios, (Streetview).

Power Station, The (now Avatar Studios) - The Power Station album - 441 West 53rd Street, Manhattan, New York, USA. Avatar Studios, (Streetview).

Privacy Studio (Warrens Home) - 24 Octavia Street, Battersea, SW London. Privacy Studio, (Footage), (Streetview).

Olympic Studios (Now Cinema) - Liberty album - 117 Church Road, Barnes, UK. (Link), Olympic Studios.

Stanbridge Farm Studios - Big Thing rehearsals - Stanbridge Lane, Haywards Heath, Sussex, RH17 6BB, UK. (Website), (Streetview).

Sphere Studios - Astronaut - (later renamed, see Battersea Park Studios) Sphere Studios.

Sonic Vista Studios - Andy Taylor - Unknown, Hills above Ibiza. (Wiki).

Townhouse Studios - Medazzaland album - 150 Goldhawk Road, London, United Kingdom. (Now Flats) - (Link).

Trident II Studios – Once owned by Andy Taylor - 30 Strutton Ground, London, UK Trident II Studios, (Link), (Streetview).

Utopia Studios - Duran first album - 7 Chalcot Road, London, United Kingdom. (Link).


Andy (1982) - Chateau Marmont Hotel, 8221 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046, United States. (Streetview).

John (1991) - Chelsea Registry Office, Chelsea Old Town Hall, 171 King's Road, London SW3 5EE. (Streetview).

Nick (1984) - Marylebone Registry Office, (perhaps?) Old Marylebone Town Hall, 97-113 Marylebone Road, London NW1 5PT. (Streetview).

Roger (1984) - Capodimonte Basilica - Basilica dell'Incoronata e Catacombe di S.Gennaro, Via Capodimonte, 80136 Naples, Metropolitan City of Naples, Campania, Italy. (Image), (Boat Image), (Streetview).

Roger (2007) - Unknown, (perhaps?) Sugar Beach, Val des Pitons, Soufriere St. Lucia, West Indies. (Article), (Image), (Possible Location).

Simon (1985) - Oxford Registry Office, (perhaps?) 1 Tidmarsh Lane, Oxford OX1 1NS. (Steps Photo), (Streetview).