Investigation of former hospital and workhouse site reveals intact human burial remains

An archaeological investigation at the Middlesex Hospital Annex and former Strand Union Workhouse site has recovered 55 intact human burials dating from 1780 to 1853 from three test trenches dug into the ground. The findings are revealed in a report by Museum of London Archaeology (MOLA) which concludes that "archaeological deposits survive extensively across the …

Camden’s planners appear to have given up on this legal agreement

Former Strand Union Workhouse.

Next Thursday Camden's planning officers will try to persuade councillors to approve plans to redevelop a disused hospital building in Fitzrovia, but without the developer honouring a legal agreement to build the full amount of social rented homes on the site. UCLH Charity which owns the derelict Middlesex Hospital Annex in Cleveland Street wants the …

Human remains ‘should be anticipated’ at former workhouse site

Human remains from an historic burial ground at the former workhouse building in Fitzrovia are very likely to still exist and would have to be removed before any redevelopment of the site says a report from¬†Museum of London Archaeology. The report is a desk-based analysis and draws together evidence from historical records and the results …

Updated plans for housing on Workhouse site to be shown at public exhibition

Planning application to be submitted in October UCLH still trying to wriggle out of long-standing affordable housing commitment By News Reporters UCLH NHS Foundation Trust will unveil modified plans for a residential development on the site of the former Strand Union Workhouse in Cleveland Street at a public exhibition next week.¬† The proposals for the …

UCLH wants to rip up s106 agreement to provide social housing on workhouse site

By News Reporters UCLH NHS Foundation Trust is seeking to remove a section 106 agreement to provide social housing on the site of the former Strand Union Workhouse on Cleveland Street. UCLH say the obligation to provide the housing together with the recent heritage listing of part of the former workhouse is "blocking development and …