Alder Hey Children's Hospital - Operating Theatre

Urbex: Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool – October 2015

The now abandoned Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool was originally intended to be a workhouse the for insane. Despite being the original intent of the site when the land was purchased by the Board of Poor Law Guardians, plans changed and the Hospital first opened its doors in 1914 as a military hospital during the First World War…

The Royal Hospital Haslar aka Serenity Hospital

Urbex: The Royal Hospital Haslar aka Serenity Hospital, Gosport – September 2014 (revisit 3)

The Royal Hospital Haslar was founded in 1753 and was designed and built by Theodore Jacobsen between 1946-1961. When it was constructed it was both the largest hospital and brick built building in England. Britain’s first Naval Hospital which span a huge area on the coastline of Gosport is also the site of a massive unmarked grave site with an estimated 7,785 buried sailors…

Beelitz-Heilst├Ątten aka Beelitz Hospital

Urbex: Beelitz-Heilst├Ątten aka Beelitz Hospital, Part 1: Women’s Sanatoriums, Germany – July 2014

The now abandoned Beelitz-Heilst├Ątten, an extremely large hospital complex was built by the German government between 1898-1930 for the treatment of German workers. After World War II the area was occupied by the Red Army. The sanatorium then became the largest military hospital of the Soviet / Russian army located abroad functioning until 1994 when it finally closed…