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Report - Billinge hospital, January 2015

Discussion in 'Asylums and Hospitals' started by Lavino, Jan 31, 2015.

  1. Lavino

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    Not much left of the hospital now ( where I was born) houses now been built but still worth a look..


    Billinge Hospital was originally founded in 1837 as a Wigan Poor Law Union hospital and workhouse.[1] Mental Health services are still available

    Opened in 1968, Billinge Maternity Hospital served as the maternity facility for the surrounding areas, including much of the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan,[2][3] parts of the Metropolitan Borough of St.Helens and parts of the District of West Lancashire .

    In June 2004, the maternity hospital was closed and maternity facilities were transferred to other units at hospitals in surrounding districts. Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Trust, who administered at Billinge Maternity Hospital, were transferred to a new maternity unit at the Royal Albert Edward Infirmary (more commonly known as Wigan Infirmary) in Wigan.[4] Maternity care units were upgraded in surrounding boroughs at Bolton Hospital, Salford Royal, Chorley Hospital, Warrington Hospital and Ormskirk Hospital.

    In March 2007, demolition work on the maternity hospital building commenced. As of May 2007, only a small section of the maternity unit is left standing.

    In April 2010, only two buildings stand which are due to be demolished soon as more houses are being built on the site of the former hospital.
     

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  2. Lavino

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    Re: Billinge hospital January 2015

    Mate, can you add some pics? Video's should always be complimentary to the pics and not just on their own.
     
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    Re: Billinge hospital January 2015

    On photobucket do I use direct ...image ... Or.. Url
     
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    Re: Billinge hospital January 2015

    Check the faqs mate
     
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    Elaborate mate
     
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    Hi mate there is a guide in the FAQ's hpw to do this :thumb
     
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    Ok thanks oj :thumb
     
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    Look forward to seeing any pics of what's left of this place if you have any!
     
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    It's fucked mate
     
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    Acid strikes again
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    You really need to delete these pics mate. Go back into the FAQ"s and read up on whatever picture hosting service you use and then upload your pic links with a gap between (normally medium size) rather than Mega size single images ;)

    You can leave mine on though lol
     
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