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St Thomas’ Hospital, Stockport, October 2010

The hospital, in Shaw Heath, has treated thousands of older people and psychiatric patients on the NHS and was first a workhouse, opening its doors on Christmas Day 1841. But it has fallen into disrepair and there are now plans […]

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Barnes Convalescent Home, Cheadle, October 2010

A donation of £26,000 for the founding of a new convalescent hospital in Cheadle was made in 1869 by Robert Barnes. Construction of the hospital, named the Barnes Convalescent Home, started in 1871 and was completed in 1875. It was […]

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