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History of Whittingham mental hospital to be explored

If only walls could speak. Inside the former Whittingham mental hospital. Pic: scrappynw If only walls could speak. Inside the former Whittingham mental hospital. Pic: scrappynw The history of a former mental asylum on the outskirts of Preston is to be explored. Whittingham […]

5 years ago
Broughton Bypass likely to trigger Whittingham housing boom

whittingham Major new housing developments on the former Whittingham Mental Hospital are expected to be unlocked by the Broughton Bypass. The Homes and Communities Agency is currently demolishing much of the […]

7 years ago
New road names for former Whittingham Mental Hospital development

Rubble as one of the former hospital buildings is demolished The first roads to be built as part of the development of homes at the former Whittingham Mental Asylum have been named. Two soldiers who fought in the First World […]

7 years ago
In pictures: Demolition at former Whittingham Mental Hospital

Rubble as one of the former hospital buildings is demolished Once one of the largest mental hospitals in the country, these haunting pictures show the demolition of the Whittingham Mental Hospital. Sitting just on the edge of Preston the buildings […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Whittingham Mental Hospital: Bulldozers start work at former asylum near Preston

Whittingham ballroom The next stage of developing Whittingham Mental Asylum has begun as the bulldozers set in. Plans to build 650 homes on the site were given the green light and the […]

8 years ago
Parish councils object to “inappropriate” development of former Whittingham Mental Hospital

The buildings at Whittingham have been boarded up for years Two parish councils have decided to object to plans to demolish the former Whittingham Mental Asylum. The former hospital is earmarked to become hundreds of new homes but parish councillors […]

8 years ago
Haunting pictures: Inside the former Whittingham Mental Asylum

Ever wondered what the former Whittingham Asylum is like inside? After we featured pictures inside the old St Joseph’s Orphanage and Mount Street Hospital here’s another old Preston institution laid […]

9 years ago
Preston from the air: Whittingham Asylum

The former Whittingham site was one of the largest mental institutions in the UK These photos show the former Whittingham Mental Asylum from above. David Gaskell captured these photos during a flight over the city and surrounding countryside. The Whittingham site is due to […]

11 years ago
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