A number of early scenes in Lindsay Anderson’s 1973 film were filmed in and around Middlesbrough, particularly the South Bank area.
Malcolm McDowell’s character travelling salesman, Mick Travis, drives towards South Bank with the Clay Lane blast furnaces in the distance.
Here Mick drives into Cochranes works at Cargo Fleet
Mick driving along the A19. Prior to the widening of the road, the Cameron’s Brewery ‘You are now entering Strongarm Country’ sign was a very recognisable landmark on the section of the road between Middlesbrough and Billingham