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Productions shot at Cardington Airship Sheds


Feature Film (17)
TitleReleasedDirectorIMDB
Dumbo2019Tim BurtonIMDB Database page about Dumbo
Shooting took place at the sheds August - September 2017
Jungle Book: Origins2017Andy SerkisIMDB Database page about Jungle Book: Origins
Justice League2017Zack SnyderIMDB Database page about Justice League
Greenscreen sequences and reshoots in Summer 2017
Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them2016David YatesIMDB Database page about Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them
Filming in Shed 2 during November 2015
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story2016Gareth EdwardsIMDB Database page about Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Yavin 4 rebel base
Pan2015Joe WrightIMDB Database page about Pan
Filming in Shed 2, May-September 2014
The Dark Knight Rises2012Christopher NolanIMDB Database page about The Dark Knight Rises
The underground sewer system, including Banes base and the 60 foot tall four-level underground prison were built inside the shed at Cardington. The airfield at the opening of the movie is just outside the sheds - they appear in the background of one shot.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 22011David YatesIMDB Database page about Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
Inception2010Christopher NolanIMDB Database page about Inception
The revolving hotel corridor set and elevator shaft (constructed horizontally) were built at Cardington, Shed 2. Elements of the shed structure were incorporated into the elevator shaft set and can be seen in the finished movie.
The Dark Knight2008Christopher NolanIMDB Database page about The Dark Knight
Fred Claus2007David DobkinIMDB Database page about Fred Claus
Batman Begins2005Christopher NolanIMDB Database page about Batman Begins
Shed 2 at Cardington had an entire section of Gotham City 'Narrows' built inside it.
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow2004Kerry ConranIMDB Database page about Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow
The White Diamond2004Werner HerzogIMDB Database page about The White Diamond
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope1977George LucasIMDB Database page about Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
One of the sheds was used as the exterior of the Massassi Temple, heavily disguised by a matte painting. The interior of the shed can be seen beyond the matte painting.
Zeppelin1971Etienne P&ecute;rierIMDB Database page about Zeppelin
Exterior shots of sheds.
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang1968Ken HughesIMDB Database page about Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Some scenes believed to be shot at Cardington. To be confirmed.

TV Series (2)
TitleReleasedDirectorIMDB
Top Gear (UK)2002 - 2015VariousIMDB Database page about Top Gear (UK)
Shed 1 was used to launch the caravan/hot air airship.
Red Dwarf1988-IMDB Database page about Red Dwarf
Shed 1 was used for shoot the episode involving a budgie and a T-Rex.

Music Rehearsal (1)
TitleReleasedDirectorIMDB
Take That 'Circus' Tour2009
Shed 1 used for concert rehearsals. The music could be heard all over the local fields, prompting complaints from residents.

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