Building Name

Central Hospital Liscard, Wallasey, Cheshire

1898 - 1899
Liscard, Wallasey
Merseyside, England
Wallasey District Council
New Build
Joshua Henshaw and Sons

HOSPITAL, LISCARD. Messrs Maxwell & Tuke architects and surveyors of Manchester submitted competitive plans for the new central hospital to be erected at Liscard, and the Wallasey District Council have accepted the designs [Builder 14 May 1898 Page 470]

LISCARD, WALLASEY - The foundation‑stone of the new Central Hospital, Liscard, founded as a Jubilee Memorial, was laid on the 6th inst. The hospital as at present designed is to consist of one pavilion and 40 beds, divided equally between the male and female wards, with two small private wards of a couple of beds each. There will be an operating theatre, the passages and many of the walls being lined with glazed brick. The administrative block will suffice not only for the first pavilion, but also for the additional two which are ultimately to be built, for a total accommodation of about 140 beds. There will be a resident medical officer and a nursing staff of eight. Messrs. Maxwell and Tuke are the architects, and Messrs. J  Henshaw and Sons the builders. The outlay on the present section will be about ,15,000. [Building News 21 July 1899 Page 62]

Reference    Builder 14 May 1898 Page 470
Reference    Manchester City News 7 May 1898 Page 5 Column 3 (Personal)
Reference    Manchester Guardian Saturday 28 January 1899 Page 3 (Contracts)
Reference    British Architect 14 July 1899 Page 36
Reference    Builder 22 July 1899. Page 87
Reference    Building News 21 July 1899 Page 62