Take a look inside Preston's old Mount Street infirmary

Before work begins to convert the Mount Street site into swanky city centre apartments, the Post was invited to take a final look around to record for posterity what the ravages of weather, vandals and thieves have done to this once-magnificent structure.

Monday, 7th January 2019, 11:22 am
Updated Wednesday, 9th January 2019, 1:41 pm
Take a look inside Preston's old Mount Street infirmary

You can read more about the site and the plans here

Old medical equipment left open to the elements.
The hospitals two top floor theatres, where their giant operating spotlights can still be found.

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Rooms full of old furniture and equipment left to decay over the years.
What remains of one of the many stained glass windows.
Ornate decoration can still be found.
An old gas metre tucked away in a dark corner.
Piles of wooden furniture fill this area.
What was once a place where "posh" paid for their medical care is now a crumbling ruin.
This is what the ravages of weather, vandals and thieves have done to this once-magnificent structure.
Every window is smashed.
A crucifix still hangs on a wall.
Wallpaper is hanging off everywhere you look
Overgrown and unloved
The tired old stairwell.
The Victorian Grade II Listed building dates back to 1872
Water is pouring in through holes in the roof