By Unexposed Exploration
I never used to post reports often. But over the last 3 days & joining this forum has put me into a real good mood and the feedback has been amazing!! Thank you all
This was an explore i was not to sure about. I did not like the location and it had a spooky feel about the place!
We had been inside around an hour and it was pitch black before we started hearing lots of noises and talking.
I was a little worried it would be some "chavs" or "kids" smashing the place up with all the noise so we decided to leave.
As we where leaving we bumped into a photographer and a model in a wedding dress. - This was my first time bumping into anyone on an explore!
We spend about 30 more minuets inside before we moved on to the next location.
A little history -
The Fletcher Convalescent Home opened in 1893 and closed in 1998.
It served as a hospital and during the war. (A tuberculosis hospital for the military)
Since it closed the buildings have been subject to numerous planning applications, none of which have been successful.
This building also features on the in the Victorian Society’s “Top Ten Endangered Buildings” list of 2008.
Thanks for looking!!
My take on Prison 15H and from what I gather there is going to be a fair few from this place coming to a forum near you Soon!
Thanks to Phantom Bish and Camera shy for the Intel. Cheers guys.
Seems we where out the same weekend as Mr Bish but missed him by a day..
Early morning start and a Euro tunnel trip purely to do this place and then home intime for tea..This is an advantage of living 45 mins from the Euro tunnel, met many euro explorers while in the place and some well kitted up graffers on the way out.,Other than that no problems where had,even the Gypo colony in the car park wasnâ€™t an issue..
Enough bollox from me and hereâ€™s 15 of the 230 odd I took 60% of them I was happy with but no one wants to see a apic heavy report of the place!!
Explored with Sx-riffraff,Obscurity,Spaceinvader and Urban Ginger
I nipped over last night to check the fire damage.
The only building that was on fire is the St Mary's building (which was a nurses home not a care home as I have written in this report). It has suffered damage to the right hand side of the building but is not totally burned out.
There is a planning application submitted to demolish most of the buildings on the site including St Edwards. As far as I could see there has been no descision made on it yet.
I also found this on the net (link below), it gives the whole history and a detailed report on all the buildings. There is still some unseen stuff here notably the chapel within the former St Gerards Hospital which is now offices. If demo goes ahead I'm sure it will become more accesible. It will be a shame to see these buildings go as it's a great urbex site imo.
By Guest Dubbednavigator
As much as we all hate to see our beloved shrines of dereliction, they all eventually either get ripped down or converted
A lot of these are good, and a lot of them are very, very bad
What are the best ones you have seen?
My favourite has to be Nethernene on the hill. Located just down the road from cane hill
Its a beauty