|Thorpe Coombe Hospital|
Thorpe Coombe Hospital
|Location||Walthamstow, London, England, United Kingdom|
|Care system||National Health Service|
Thorpe Coombe Hospital was a psychiatric hospital and former maternity hospital in Walthamstow, London.
Walthamstow Borough Council acquired a mansion called North Bank which had been owned by Octavius Wigram for the purposes of establishing a maternity hospital in 1929.The hospital was opened by Dame Janet Campbell, a leading physician, in April 1934. As a maternity hospital it had circa 70 beds. It joined the National Health Service in 1948. It ceased maternity facilities in 1973 and was subsequently used as a nurses' home, then a treatment centre for Alzheimer's disease patients and latterly as a mental health facility.
The hospital closed in 2017, and parts of the site were demolished to make way for a new health centre, known as the Jane Atkinson Health and Wellbeing Centre, which opened in November 2019.
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