Filming at One Whitehall Place

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One Whitehall Place’s proudly sitting on Victoria Embankment alongside the West End. We overlook the River Thames towards the fashionable South Bank and London Eye.

With it's Victorian elegence, you are welcomed by doormen in top hats and a grand circular marble staircase. Reach our heritage proud rooms to discover ornate sculpted ceilings, glittering chandeliers and spectacular views over the River Thames.

Boasting natural daylight and floor to ceiling windows we offer eight event rooms in One Whitehall Place including a library and the original billiards room

Each room is unique in it's own way which provides the perfect back drop for any filming.

Filming references include:

  • Doctor Strange (2016) – Staircase, lift used for teleporting between dimensions

  • BBC Panorama (2015) – The Gladstone Library used for the Live Election discussion

  • Downton Abbey (2014) – Entrance to the venue, lobby area and staircase, filmed as a Liverpool hotel

  • The Honourable Woman (2014) – Shots from The Gladstone Library, Reading & Writing Room, Meston Suite and River Room, with Maggie Gyllenhaal

  • Trance (2013) – Danny Boyle movie – unnamed European city with filming from the roof and outside main entrance to One Whitehall Place

  • Dancing on the Edge (2013) – numerous shots taken of the front entrance, followed with scenes filmed around the hall and main staircase, and then through the Gladstone Library and Reading & Writing Room (German Embassy)

  • Skyfall (2012) – James Bond seen running out of the tube station filmed from the staff entrance, numerous shots around the exterior of the building

  • The Hour (2011) – several scenes in the main hall, staircase and the smoking room

  • Shanghai (2010) – brief scene with John Cusack and David Morse in the smoking room.

  • And When Did You Last See Your Father? (2007) – award ceremony scene filmed in the Gladstone Library, with Colin Firth and Jim Broadbent

  • The Constant Gardener (2005) – based on the John le Carré novel, with scenes filmed in the main entrance, smoking room and dining room, featuring Ralph Fiennes and Bill Nighy.

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