The former London Chest Hospital, Bonner Road, Bethnal Green E2 - Tower Hamlets

The former London Chest Hospital, a specialist hospital built in 1851-5 to the design of FW Ordish. Built to a late-C17 style, the frontage incorporates sculpture, attributed to the workshop of George Myers. The redundant hospital has been vacant some time and has some water ingress at roof level. Works to make the building wind and watertight are planned for the summer of 2023. The Council is in discussion with the owner regarding the future of the building.

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    The former London Chest Hospital, the south wing of 1863-5 and sanitary tower of 1890-2, together with the Victorian gas lamp, dwarf wall, railings and entrance gates
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II
    List Entry Number:
    1433870
    Local Planning Authority:
    Tower Hamlets
    Site Type:
    Health and welfare > Hospital

Location

    Building Name:
    The former London Chest Hospital
    County:
    Greater London
    District / Borough:
    Tower Hamlets
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Bethnal Green and Bow
    Region:
    London and South East

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Poor
    Occupancy / Use:
    Vacant/not in use
    Priority:
    A - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed
    Ownership:
    Commercial company
    Designation:
    Listed Building grade II, CA

Contact Details

Andrew Hargreaves (LPA) 020 7364 5576