Architecture and the Asylum - Stories from Springfield Hospital

Architecture and the Asylum - Stories from Springfield Hospital

This event has finished Took place on: Tuesday, 16th Jul 2019

Come visit Tooting Library and learn about the construction and demise of Springfield Hospital with Dr Khaldoon Ahmed

Psychiatrist and filmmaker Dr Khaldoon Ahmed will take us on a journey of the construction of Asylums in the 19th Century, to their eventual demise to luxury housing.

Supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, Khaldoon and a team of volunteers looked at the history of Springfield Hospital, originally built in 1841, now being redeveloped into apartments and new mental health facilities. In this talk he will present his findings, and show a short work-in-progress film about the old psychiatric intensive care unit at Springfield that was demolished last month.

The talk will also include a discussion on architecture and the treatment of mental illness.

Cost: Free of Charge


Contact and Booking Details

More information at this website.

Reserve tickets at this website

2019-07-16 2019-07-16 Europe/London Architecture and the Asylum - Stories from Springfield Hospital Psychiatrist and filmmaker Dr Khaldoon Ahmed will take us on a journey of the construction of Asylums in the 19th Century, to their eventual demise to luxury housing. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2019/07/16/architecture-and-the-asylum-stories-from-springfield-hospital-208027 Tooting Library,75 Mitcham Road,,London

See more events on the same day or today, tomorrow or rest of Jul


Location

Tooting Library,

75 Mitcham Road,
London,
SW17 9PD

Google Map of Tooting Library

Nearest tube and train stations to Tooting Library

Thameslink
Northern

Home > What's on in London > 2019 > July > Tuesday, 16th July 2019 > This event