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UK North Wales Hospital, Denbigh. Aug '13

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...North Wales Hospital...

...Denbigh...

Designed by architect Carl Johan Aru to originally accommodate between 60 and 200 patients, the building dates back to 1848, and originally had its own farm and gasworks. Planned for closure by Enoch Powell from the 1960s, it was closed in sections from 1991 to 2002.

Now derelict, on October 31, 2008, Most Haunted did a live series, The Village of the Damned on location in the North Wales Hospital which spanned over the course of a week. The producers of the show were criticized by residents of Denbigh for slurs against the town and the hospital.

On 22 November 2008, during work to renovate the building site and convert it to apartments and residential properties, the building caught fire; it was later confirmed that the main hall of the hospital was destroyed. Arson is suspected.

Currently on the buildings at risk register, planning permission has currently lapsed, while Denbighshire Council are planning urgent repairs and to bill the current owners/developers.

After an aborted attempt to meet up with the SO'CC on the final leg of their Welsh jolly, I ended up here... One of the first big sites I did last year, but with no camera 1st time round I was always keen to get back and get some pix...

No sign of 'beardy' or the psycho security crew who were in residence when we were last here, turned out to be a really relaxed mooch...

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Thanks for lookin...

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I like what youve done with the old girl..proper good use of the wangle mate :thumb

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Guest Scattergun

Great set of shots mate, well taken :) The admin interior ones are proper! I don't care how fucked it is, I love the place and that main entrance is still on eof the most imposing hospital Buildings I've seen.

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Guest PROJ3CTM4YH3M

Very nice report pal! you done good with the internals! really like 4,5 & 6

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