Blackburn Royal Infirmary, Lancashire - July 2011
What is it with Whittingham Asylum and
us? We got up at Stupid-o-clock this morning and drove over to Goosenargh
only to find that they've erected a fc*k off galvanised steel fence around
every bit of the asylum we tried to gain access through INCLUDING the
quiet way in more than half a mile away over at the back!
OK... every urb-ex-er should have a fall back site - for us it was
Blackburn Royal Infirmary. Despite it being very close to home we've not
been there before today, treatment trips and patient visits excepted, so
it definitely merited a look see.
They've already demolished a serious part of the site and reduced it to
mounds of brick dust but several wards and a couple of operating theatres
are still intact in the main block together with the rotunda and the
residents accommodation. Sadly it's been badly chavved up already and I
think lots of stuff has been nicked... it doesn't help that there's a
pikey encampment less than 300 yards away across the road either.
So... I'm not going to bore you with shed loads of detail, I'll just show
you our piccies instead.
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photographs in a bigger size please click on the picture and it will
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Thanks for looking...