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Report - St Joseph's Hospital, Preston-March 2015

Discussion in 'Asylums and Hospitals' started by Canadrummergetsome, Mar 28, 2015.

  1. Canadrummergetsome

    Canadrummergetsome 28DL Full Member
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    Hi everyone.
    Well, this is my first thread, so please be patient with me!
    After researching for hours, me and a couple of friends decided to buckle up and head down to Preston to attempt St Joseph's.
    I have to say, it was not the best idea to attempt an entrance early Saturday afternoon. The town was absolutely heaving.
    Anyway, after a time spent trying to find our way in, we finally got in. All the waiting round was definitely worth it. I honestly was not expecting such a vast building to explore. That's just me being naive!
    Trying to get out was way, way, way worse. Just as we're about to climb out, a guy decides to park directly next to where we're about to climb down to. We waited out for at least forty five minutes, until one of my friends decided to risk climbing out and down.
    Turns out the guy in the car is asleep and we wasted forty five minutes of our lives waiting for him to move! :wanker

    A bitta history;
    St Joseph's Hospital was erected in 1877, by Mrs Maria Holland. It was opened in 1879 and run by the Sisters of Charity of our Lady Mother of Mercy, who also ran St Joseph's Orphanage.
    In 1884, it opened up two rooms for private patients, and during the first world war, it provided care for wounded soldiers.
    The hospital was later recognised as a training centre for nurses, and accepted its first trainees in 1958.
    The hospital closed in the late 1980s. The Sisters of Charity are still based on Mount Street, at Provincial House.
    St Joseph's is a Grade II building, and the site is in private ownership.

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    Peek-a-boo!:rolleyes:

    Thanks for looking!:thumb
     
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  2. KM_Punk

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    Lovely stuff :thumb Got some nice shots there, I really like the first shot :thumb cheers for sharing
     
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    Yeah tempting fate a little going in/out during the day and if nothing else will only attract unwanted attention, goes for most places I guess, good effort all the same but next time maybe put a bit more thought into the planning ;)
     
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    Thank you very much!

    Us damn newbies attempting risky entrances during the day! I promise I'll get better at this :oops:
     
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    Good effort there, although it did make me lol you sitting there for 45 minutes due to blokee being asleep! Ive done this place twice during the day so Im happy to stick my tongue out at anyone over that, however I guess our chosen access was a little more discreet!

    Oh just one thing (something I got picked up for on my first report too) you may want to consider bigger pics next time :)

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    I'm glad my newbie failure gave you a chuckle!

    Thanks for the advice, definitely will upload bigger pictures next time :)
     
  7. Paradox

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    Mate, if it's any consolation I once sat on a roof in Budapest for longer than that hiding from a dog because we couldn't work out if it could get to both sides of the wall!
     
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    @Canadrummergetsome nothing is a fail if you get in/out and way without getting busted, my comment was more food for thought around timing of some sites going forward :thumb
     
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    Good photos there mate :thumb
     
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    Yeah round the Preston 2 up while you can :p
     
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    They're not bothered so I might just do it solo
     
  13. Canadrummergetsome

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    Thank you very much :D
     
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    Some great shots here! Love the bath one, great Job!
     
  15. Canadrummergetsome

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    Thank you very much! Look forward to seeing some posts from yourself :thumb
     
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