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UK Atkinson Morley Hospital, London - May 2010

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As part of the 'stop talking about doing stuff, and actually go and do it' initiative, I Visited this place with DesertionPhotography.

Atkinson Morley Hospital was established on its present site in 1869 and closed in 2003. It was noteable as being the first place in the UK to have a CT scanner installed in 1972, however that scanner is not one of the one's you can see there today; they are much more modern. In its day, Atkinson Morely was one of the most advanced brain surgery centres in the world.

Interesting explore this one, as some of the place is quite trashed then other areas just round the corner are still mint.

1. Your basic generic hospital corridor

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5. Operating theatre control board

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6. CT Scanner number 1.

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7. And control room for it.

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8. Buttons

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9.Little bit of kit left in the X-Ray room.

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10. X-Ray developing department (I think)

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11. CT Scanner number 2

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13. And control room

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14. Chapel, later used as a lecture theatre. Note security are using this for storing their boarding, tools and stepladders - they are based very close to this room.

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15. The wards are stripped bare.

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Thanks for looking!

Maniac

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Well my last visit to this place was as a patient getting a CT scan. That empty ward looks familiar, probably all look the same thou. Nice report :D

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''stop talking about doing stuff and actually go and do it''

Come on everyone! get with the times!!

Frosty.

It's the way forwards. I've lost count of the number of times we've wasted time just sitting there talking about what we'd like to do, when instead we should be out there actually getting it done! Less talk, more action, more epic photos and big smily happy explorers! :mrgreen:

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