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This topic contains 15 replies, has 0 voices, and was last updated by  Dave Higgs 10 years, 6 months ago.

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    I’m looking for a location somewhere in the UK that is close to this reference picture as possible. This photo was taken in Paris and it’s proving surprisingly hard to find a similar structure here.
    Can anyone suggest where I should try looking? eg; particular period of building or particular town??

    Many thanks,


    hi, is budapest too far? i have quite a good selection of spiral steps. with regards, zita

    Hi David,

    This is the only thing I could think of similar, please feel free to get in touch if it’s any good for you.


    Tom Wiesner

    Hi Dave, does it really need to be within the UK? I can service your project with reasonable conditions in Prague and provide you with the best available locations incl. the needed staircase. One e.g. is in the centre of town, indeed a SPIRAL staircase, built inside a museum/coffee house from the Cubism era (1910-1920). I already shot another commercial in there and it looks great. Further spots are not a problem. Thanks and let me know on Tom

    Hi Dave,

    With all our colonial architecture, we have many of these staircases in South Africa.

    My guys have gone out to get some locations shots and we will post these later today.

    I hope South Africa is not too far?

    Please send me your brief I think you will be pleasantly surprised at how cost effective South Africa can be!

    All the best

    David Brenton-Wakelin
    Executive Producer
    Diamond Dog Films
    Southern, Eastern & Western Africa

    +2773 573 8922
    Skype ID: diamonddogfilms
    Yahoo ID: diamonddogfilms


    I know that India may be a bit distant for you but I am still attaching locations of a particular building that is old. Staircase is a little similar. However since its not in use it is not in the best of condition but can be maintained and done up if you are keen to shoot. Also attaching pictures of the exterior view of the building

    Kishore Sinh Parmar
    Royal Locations
    Rajasthan, Gujarat, Daman & Diu ( INDIA ),
    Mobile +919898279640

    If you go to NTPL.ORG.UK and search under Barrington, Buckland Abbey and Chastleton House, Oxfordshire (not top shot) they should see similar staircases.

    Harvey – The National Trust

    Hi Dave,

    In Lisbon, Portugal, there is many kind of this stairs.
    Take a look.
    If you need our services do not hesitate to contact us.

    Kind regards.

    Mónica Vieira Nunes
    Skype: moniavv
    Facebook: Staffilms Portugal

    Hi Dave,

    maybe this works for you?

    Have a nice weekend, Markus

    markus viehauser

    tel +43 662 23 000 6
    mob +43 664 248 73 92
    skype markusviehauser

    Dear Dave,

    The Royal Haslar Hospital in Gosport, UK has an array of stairwells.

    The link below shows two within the batch of images.

    Hope this is helpful.


    Hi Dave,

    We have a staircase that may be of interest. It’s at our site at Olympia, London.

    Don’t hesitate to get in touch if you’d like further info.

    Rachel Lloyd
    Filming Manager
    VIctoria and Albert Museum
    07776 151 805

    Hi David,

    Are you still looking for this location?

    Let me know as we might have something suitable



    Inas Nagy

    we have these once in Egypt, please let me know if you are intersted.

    Daragh Kenny

    We have two staircases that might be suitable.
    020 7747 5996

    Hi Dave
    My Cape Town office can help you on this NO PROBLEM.

    Let me know.

    All the best

    Colin Cash
    Head Producer
    VIP Films FZ LLC

    Building 1 (Reuters), 2nd floor
    office 207, PO Box 502007,
    Dubai Media City, Dubai, UAE

    Office Dubai +971 43914789
    Office Fax +971 43918444

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