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    Default Derelict House (next to West Park)


    Have been meaning to check out this place for ages but have always been in a car. As I was on foot yesterday I decided to head in quickly before moving on to West Park. I have no idea what this place was (any info/input would be appreciated!). I'm guessing it was converted in to some kind of residential care home judging by the various bathrooms I found. It's pretty screwed though which is a shame as it was probably really nice back in the day!

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    I meant to add - if you are planning on checking this place out then be very careful as the floors are deadly. Also if you weigh any more than 10 stone I would seriously advise you not to head up to the first floor,

    -0xy

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    That's Hollywood Lodge which was part of West Park, the land is leased to the people who own all the horses who don't mind you taking pics as long as you don't disturb the horses. The fire was an insurance jobby I'm led to believe.
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    Thanks for the info! I wondered if it had been part of WP originally. Didn't bump in to anyone there - just got followed around by one of the horses

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    I really liked this place when we checked it out. Dodgy as hell but totally worth reporting on.

    Good work :D

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    Strange old place ,i think a few patients were kept there from west park during the war as west park was used to house many of our soldiers back in the day i guess they ran out of space,
    Last edited by tommo; 25th Nov 10 at 21:34. Reason: no need to quote the whole thread again :)

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    That looks like it was quite grand at some point. A very nice building indeed. Shame about the vandalism and fire damage. Some nice natural decay and vegetation growth tho :)

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    Yes I remember this place, some girls were doing a photo shoot when we went but we didnt stick around long.

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    Thats as derelict as it comes ;)
    Love the stair way shot in 4

    SK :)


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    I really want to buy that house!

    Its got some lovely features, and a history too...thanks for taking the pics!

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