Wordsley Hospital

Wordsley Hospital

Wordsley Hospital was a NHS-owned hospital located in Wordsley, Stourbridge, which is in the West Midlands of England.

It was built as a workhouse in 1903, and became a hospital after the Great War. It was substantially expanded between 1930 and 1990 and even includes a separate hospital - Ridge Hill Hospital - which specialises in learning support and social care, without providing casualty or out patient facilities.

The most recent addition to Wordsley Hospital was a maternity unit that opened in November 1988, costing millions of pounds to build, but it was made redundant in January 2005 on the opening of a new unit Russells Hall Hospital.

Most of the Wordsley Hospital buildings were demolished in 2007 to make way for the construction of a new housing development. Surprisingly, the maternity block (which was less than 20 years old) was also demolished - it had been rumoured for some time that this would be retained for commercial use. The NHS had even considered using it for other purposes.

However, some of the older buildings at the site were retained for residential and commercial house.

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