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MIDDLEWOOD: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Just after George Hodgson retired from Middlewood, he went round the hospital
with his camera capturing the slow closure of the place.
George is very happy to share the following pictures which he took in November 1992.
Wharncliffe Hill site which was demolished in 1989.
Queenswood Wards 25,26,27,28 & 29
Down this path is the main entrance to the Queenswood Building
Glenwood wards 30-31. Closed March 1996, moved to Grenoside.
This drive leads to Glenwood building,
The Church of the hospital.
Woodside’s wards 35, 36, 37 & 38. The bottom building is Northfield Clinic
Another view of the Woodside building.
Middlewood library then used as the Occupational Health. As the hospital was slowly closing down it then became the Works Department
Kath Derwent at the Occupational Health.
This was originally the new Nurse Education Centre. It later became Eastgate, an acute ward.
The back of wards 1 to 8, and connected to the Administration Building. Wards 14 to 18 were at the other side of the building.
Canteen and Boutique. Formerly the entertainment hall containing the cinema before TV arrived at Middlewood.
Works Department and offices.
The massive boiler room that kept the hospital warm during the cold.
Front of wards 14, 15 & 17. MRC building just in front of it.
Back entrance of wards 15, 16, 17, 18
Back entrance of wards 15, 16 & 18
The building at the back showing three chimnenies is the boiler house and works yard
This was George's place where he had his tea breaks with his mates for 20 years
Collin and Ernest in the Electrician room
Main laundry building above the electricians shop
These buildings were wards 23 & 24 for the mentally handicapped.
Patients here were moved to Northern General Hospital. These wards later were taken by the O. T. Department.
The last Christmas staff dinner at canteen