Unit 1/2, Tonteg Road, Treforest Industrial Estate, Upper Boat, Pontypridd, CF37 5UA
The studios were officially opened on 27 July 2006 for the purpose of filming Doctor Who and it’s spin-offs (including Torchwood and The Sarah Jane Adventures).
In 2012, production was moved to the new BBC Wales Drama Production Centre at Roath Lock Studios. [Press Release].
The 86,000 square foot facility at Upper Boat included workshops, video editing suites, six sound stages and a props store.
There was high security at the site with no public access or tours.
- Dr Who Locations
- 2010 Press Release about Roach Lock development plans
- 2006 News Article about the move of Dr Who to Upper Boat Studios
Productions shot at BBC Upper Boat Studios
TV Series (3)
|Title||Released||Creator / Showrunner||IMDB|
|The Sarah Jane Adventures||2007-2011||Various|
|Doctor Who (new)||2006 -||Various|
|Upper Boat Studios used as the base for Doctor Who from Series 3 to midway through Series 7.|