Hospitals & Asylums

QE II Queen Elizabeth Hospital Milton Keynes operating theatre lights Urbex Adam X Urban Exploration 2015 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict

Explore #142: The Queen Elizabeth II Hospital, Welwyn Garden City – September 2015

A very short report here from one of the my least successful explores ever! History (from wiki) The Queen Elizabeth II hospital is located in Welwyn Garden City and run by East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust. The first full hospital to be built by the NHS, the QEII had some 100 beds. All inpatient and emergency services were transferred by October 2014 to the Lister Hospital (Stevenage), which has had £150 million invested in major new facilities. Since October…

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lobby reception waiting area Hospital 126 Chernobyl Pripyat Urbex Adam X Urban Exploration 2015 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict

Chernobyl: Pripyat #3 – Hospital No.126 – April 2015

This is the third of four posts which I will be publishing from the four days I spent exploring the abandoned city of Pripyat: 1. Avanhard Stadium, Fairground with Ferris Wheel and Bumper Cars, Palace of Culture ‘Energetik’, Polissya Hotel, and Music School. 2. The schools of Pripyat – Kindergartens #13 ‘Goldfish’, #4 ‘Golden Cockerel’, #15, Elementary Schools #1, #3, #2 and #5. 3. Hospital 126. 4. Swimming Pool ‘Lazurny’, Piano Shop, Post office, Police Station, Jupiter factory, Vehicle Graveyard,…

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Explore #127: Denbigh Asylum, Wales – March 2015

After an enjoyable pub lunch to rejuvenate our group from a long night and day of exploring, we ended the day with paying what was for me a long overdue visit to Denbigh Asylum. History (abridged from here) With the Lunatic Act passed in 1808 every county in the country was to provide an institute for the mentally ill, but by 1840 North Wales was still without such an institution because the poor rural communities could not afford to erect…

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