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Report - Oldchurch Hospital, Essex. Sept '09

AndrewB

28DL Regular User
Regular User
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A complete fail in communications at work ended up in me having a day off :D, so I did this place which I have wanted to do for a while. Not really sure if my pics are worthy of a report but I'll give it a shot. Feel free to bin mods :).

It felt really strange coming back here as i have many memories from this place, visiting A&E, visiting my Nan and Grandad whilst they were here after surgery. It really did bring back some memories.

About a year ago this place was still in really good nick but it has really gone down hill since then. This was a massive site, most buildings have been demo'd and only the listed ones remain. But in true developer style, they have been left to rot to a state of disrepair.

Anyway a little history:

The hospital closed on the 15th of December 2007 along with Harold Wood hospital.

The site was also previously called Romford Union Workhouse (1838 - 1893) & Romford Poor Law Institution (1893 - 1929).

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This building was beautiful in its day when the grounds were kept nice.

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New Hospital that replaced Oldchurch and Harold Wood in the distance.

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Not many internal shots as its all the same.. trashed.
 
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