St Gerards TB Orthopaedics Hospital – Wheelchair

Urbex: St Gerards TB Orthopaedics Hospital, Birmingham, United Kingdom – January 2013

Not a lot of info on this place… St Gerard’s Opened as a TB hospital specialising in orthopaedics as part of the Father Hudson Society Buildings catering to the boys located at the home next door. The Hospital closed in 1998, however, lots of cool stuff were left behind including a lovely fabric wheelchair and a collection of old leg braces.

Severalls Lunatic Asylum – Squirrels Boutique

Urbex: Severalls Lunatic Asylum, Colchester – October 2012

History Severalls Lunatic Asylum aka The Second Essex County Asylum aka Severalls Hospital located in  Colchester, Essex was a psychiatric hospital built in 1910 based on a design by Frank Whitmore. The hospital opened in May 1913.  At its peak the 300 acre site had facilities to accommodate over 2000 patients and was based on the Echelon…