st joseph’s orphanage

St Joseph’s Orphanage to be included in Winckley Square housing plan

The former orphanage buildings are owned by a property developer A new masterplan for how Preston’s city centre could develop includes a focus on St Joseph’s Orphanage. The former orphanage and what was Mount Street Hospital has stood empty for […]

9 years ago
In pictures: Inside the former St Joseph’s Orphanage and Mount Street Hospital

These photos show a unique glimpse inside one of Preston’s most notorious abandoned buildings. St Joseph’s Orphanage or Mount Street Hospital in the city centre stands empty awaiting potential conversion […]

9 years ago
Open City Preston: Event explores the empty buildings of the city centre

The group visit the former Mount Street Hospital On Friday and Saturday, ‘In Certain Places’ hosted ‘Open City Preston 2013’, an event to explore the issue of empty buildings in Preston’s city centre. I went along to Friday’s […]

9 years ago
Police warning as youths seen entering former St Joseph’s Orphanage and smashing glass

Police have stepped up patrols around the former St Joseph’s Orphanage on Mount Street after a series of break-ins. Several reports have been made of groups of up to 20 […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Victorian newspaper cutting on St Joseph’s Orphanage

The roof of the former orphanage on Mount Street in the city centre The history of the former St Joseph’s Orphanage has been a hot topic on Blog Preston for nearly two years since we conducted our first local history investigation into its […]

11 years ago
St Joseph’s Orphanage

Down Theatre Street in Preston (near the Post Office) is the former St Joseph’s Orphanage or Mount Street Hospital as it became know.

13 years ago
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