Glasgow’s Stobhill Hospital is a lovely old Victorian hospital, and is a real mish-mash of uses and buildings – some parts are almost cottage hospital like, some parts are traditional corridors-and-wards, and there are also some brand new high tech buildings. The main Victorian bit – the general hospital – closed at the beginning of the year.
This a bit of a work-in-progress – the place is alarmed to the hilt, covered in CCTV, doors are locked, and it’s in the middle of a live hospital. Still, I’ve been a few times and managed to get underneath most of it in the steam tunnels – not had quite so much success with the tower and the chapel, the other parts which might be worth a look.
The steam tunnels are amazingly leaky – hot steam gushes from dozens of leaks, in some places forming a cloud so you can’t see the ceiling.
Earlier in the year, I went during the day before any security fences went up, and got into one of the ward buildings – standard NHS hospital, really.
It doesn’t really help that the boiler house right next to (in fact practically underneath) the tower is still live. And finally, the chapel from a neighbouring roof: