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Details: Prospect Park Hospital, nr Reading

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Name

 

Present name

Prospect Park Hospital 

Previous name(s)

Park Isolation Hospital  

Address

Honey End Lane Tilehurst nr Reading  

Previous location

Prospect Park, Reading

Foundation Year

1906 

Closed

Yes 

Closure year

1987 

Administrative authorities

Regional Hospital Board (1948-74)

Oxford 

Hospital Management Committee (1948-74)

Reading and District 

Regional Health Authority (1974-82)

Oxford 

Regional Health Authority (1982- )

Oxford 

District Health Authority (1974-82)

West Berkshire 

District Health Authority (1982- )

West Berkshire 

County (before 1974)

Berkshire 

County (1974-1996)

Berkshire 

Status

Pre 1948

Local Authority

Post 1948

NHS

Type

Pre 1948

Isolation, Tuberculosis

Post 1948

Acute, Geriatric

Other information

Completed in 1904 and opened in 1906, had beds for scarlet fever and diphtheria patients - later general medical patients as well. Also took tuberculosis patients. Closed in 1987 and is now HQ of West Berkshire Health Authority.

Records can be found at:

notes

  Berkshire Record Office

Record type

Date range

Clinical & Patients

1910 - 1931

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