Cheadle Royal Hospital, formerly known as the Manchester Royal Lunatic Asylum, was a psychiatric hospital built in 1848 – 1849. As of 2010, the majority of the original site became part of the Priory Group, which offers comprehensive inpatient mental health services. One building, known locally as ‘South House’ has been left abandoned. It is here in South House which we spent one afternoon this month.
Despite extensive research, I have been unable to find out what South House was specifically used for, so if anyone knows, please do share in the comments section below! Continue reading “Urban Exploration – Cheadle Royal Hospital”