Our Heritage

Exploring 300 Years of History

 

CW+ is delighted to be working with the Heritage Lottery Fund to explore the history of Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, which reaches back 300 years to the original Westminster Hospital. Throughout 2018 we are delving into the hospital archives and gathering oral histories, leading up to a permanent exhibition which will be installed in Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.


One of the historic themes we have been exploring is The Hospital at War. Click here to find out more about the role Westminster Hospital had in various international conflicts dating as far back as 1853 and the Crimean War. 

If you would like to find out more or get involved, please contact our heritage team - Celia Halsey - Oral History Researcher and Steven Lawes - Heritage Officer



Professor Paul Aichroth who trained and worked at Westminster Hospital has written a concise history of the hospital. Please click the image below to download a PDF copy of the booklet.

 

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