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Leavesden Warner Bros Studios

Warner Brothers buys the home of Harry Potter


This vast film studios complex recently bought (November 2010) by Warner Brothers is on the site of an old Rolls Royce factory, and is one of the few places in the UK where large scale productions can be made.

As well as numerous commercials and music videos, other films made in the vast converted hangars have included:

Goldeneye 1995
Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997)
Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999)
Sleepy Hollow (1999)
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001)
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
The Dark Knight (2008)
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
Scum 2 (2010)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part I (2010)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II (2011)

Leavesden comprises 500,000 square feet of stages, production offices and ancillary buildings, along with an 80-acre backlot.


Location: Essex Lane, Leavesden, Watford