Lockwood & Co is an English supernatural series developed by Joe Cornish for Netflix. It is just another successful adaptation of a young adult thriller novel series written by a British author Jonathan Stroud.
The British detective series first premiered on 27 Jan 2023 on Netflix and consists of eight episodes. William McGregor, Joe Cornish, and Catherine Morshead are the directors while Nira Park, Rachael Prior are exectuive producers for the series.
You can see a group of teenage ghost hunters fighting against the evil spirits that are creating ruckus in the streets of London but where was the actual filming took place? Is the place shown in the movie really belongs to England? Let’s find out.
Lockwood and Co Filming Locations
Filming of Lockwood & Co began on 5 July 2021 and wrapped on 15 March 2022 in London and Gloucestershire inside England, United Kingdom. Even though, most of the shooting took place within England, there were certain locations that are specific to the capital London like Waterstones Piccadilly, Kings Cross Station, Queen Elizabeth II Centre, Blavatnik Building, etc.
National Geographic covered that one episode of the series was filmed at Kensal Green Cemetry, one of London’s magnificent seven cemeteries located in the Kensal Green Area of Queens Park inside the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
The Combe Carey Hall shown in the series is actually Mentmore Towers country located in the village of Mentmore, Buckinghamshire. The exterior scenes of Lockwood’s house was shot at Claremont Square in Islington. It is a private property that is located a few steps away from Angel Station.
Some scenes were also shot at the Anglican Chapel Temple, Chipping Campden, and the waterside Flo Bones scenes were filmed at the banks of River Thames specifically at Crowleys Wharf Station, Greenwich. Some recent films that were filmed in England are Enola Holmes 2, My Policeman, The Curse of Bridge Hollow, Mistletoe Secret, Inside Man, etc.
Who’s in the cast of Lockwood & Co?
Bridgerton star Ruby Stokes is starring in the main role of Lucy Carlyle along with Cameron Chapman as Anthony Lockwood who is making his TV debut with the series. Alex Rider star Ali Hadji-Heshmati is starring as George Karim. Other cast members includes:
- Jack Bandeira as Quill Kipps
- Ivanno Jeremiah as Inspector Barnes
- Rhianna Dorris as Kat Godwin
- Paddy Holland as Bobby Vernon
- Bronwyn James as Sergeant Wade
- Morven Christie as Penelope Fittes
- Hayley Konadu as Flo Bones
- Rico Vina as Ned Shaw
- Louise Brealey as Pamela Joplin
- Jemma Moore as Annabel Ward
- Ishtar Currie-Wilson as Annabel Ward
- Michael Clarke as Skull
- Luke Treadaway as The Golden Blade
- Jeff Rawle as Sebastian Saunders
- Ben Crompton as Barns
What is the plot of Lockwood & Co.?
The series sets in London and follows the journey of a small ghost hunter startup operated by two teenage boys and a newly arrived psychic girl among a group of highly classified teenage ghost hunters who are fighting with deadly spirits.