2009

TQ3267 : Croydon Workhouse - conversion

taken 14 years ago, near to Croydon, England

Croydon Workhouse - conversion
Croydon Workhouse - conversion
Originally built in 1865 as the Workhouse, and more recently known as Queen's Hospital, the tower is all that remains of the original structure.

Work has now started to convert the tower into luxury flats. As far as I can make out from the diagram, wings, in a contemporary design, will be added. The development will be known as "King's Tower". I wonder what the original occupants of the Workhouse would have thought.

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Category: Workhouse
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TQ3267, 154 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Peter Trimming   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Monday, 14 December, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 14 December, 2009
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 320 673 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:23.3798N 0:6.2394W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 319 672
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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