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Report - King Edward nurses home, Leeds, October 2020


stranton

subterranean explorer
Regular User
A lot of patience & sleepless nights played their part here,
wasn't epic but was well worth the effort.
The nurses home is owned by Leeds hospitals nhs trust, adjacent to Leeds general infirmary.

visited solo & with @catbalou

Leeds general infirmary is a teaching & training hospital, part of the Leeds hospitals nhs trust.
Originally opened in 1771 on the site of the former Yorkshire bank,
while the current site opened in 1869 designed by George Gilbert Scott.
The construction commenced in 1863 & the completion in 1868, officially opened in 1869 by prince Albert
with extensions between 1891 & 1892 by George Corson.
Deals with all types of care inc accident, emergency & major trauma with a capacity of 1103.
The following wings opened in stages Brotherton 1940, Martin & Wellcome 1960, Worsley 1979,
Clarendon 1984 & Jubilee 1998, all currently in use.
Leeds general infirmary & St James are the 2 main hospitals in Leeds.
The nurses home opened in 1897 designed by W H Thorp,
with north & east, (Sunnybank wing) extensions which opened in 1937 designed by Sidney Kitson.
The nurses home closed in 2015 - 2016.
The current plans are for the demo of the nurses home, (which aren’t grade listed)
then a new hospital wing for adults & children’s services to be built on the land.

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central courtyard

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views

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administration

foyer

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corridor

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staircase

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gymnasium

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nurses home

main staircase

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corridor

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secondary staircase

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some of the many rooms

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lone piece of equipment

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emergency exit

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cont.
 

Calamity Jane

i see beauty in the unloved, places & things
Regular User
Nice one getting it done. Patience is key sometimes. Nice wood & metal work on stairs, and great tiling in the service tunnels. Fab peel in corridor. Well worth the wait :thumb
 

Petershaw1984

28DL Member
28DL Member
Fantastic pictures mate. I can see so much of what i remember from back in the day, it also reminds me of the staincliffe building at dewsbury.
 

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