Category Archives: surrey

West Park Asylum – Surrey

West Park Asylum is in Surrey. This asylum, along with several others (“The Epsom Cluster”), was built in the early 1900s on the outskirts of London. The asylum could hold about 2000 patients with a wide range of mental-health issues. … Continue reading

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Silverlands House – Chertsey

Silverlands House was built in the 1800s and has had a rather interesting history. It was a private home, an actors orphanage and a nurse training school. The training school finally closed in the 1990s. In 2001 there were plans … Continue reading

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Longcross Barracks – Surrey

Longcross Barracks closed in 2000. Nearby was a military test/research site but they weren’t directly associated with the barracks. Not a very interesting explore, this one. Just a few buildings, all stripped out. I imagine it is a bit like … Continue reading

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River Wandle – Croydon

My first attempt at some sort of drains. The River Wandle has been redirected under the streets of Croydon using a big concrete tunnel. I found it surprisingly difficult to take photos in these conditions. Nowhere to put bags down … Continue reading

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Coulsdon Air Raid Shelter – Surrey

One of Surrey’s many underground sites…

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Great Tattenhams Methodist Church

Great Tattenhams Methodist Church was built in 1953. At around the same time, another church was built nearby – St Mark’s. Both were extended in the 1960s to cope with increased need. In 2000 it was proposed to unite the … Continue reading

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