Springfield University Hospital

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Coordinates: 51°26′19″N 0°10′36″W / 51.4385°N 0.1766°W / 51.4385; -0.1766

Springfield University Hospital (formerly the Springfield Asylum) is a psychiatric hospital in Tooting, South London and also the headquarters of the South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust.[1]

The hospital opened in 1840, as the Surrey County Lunatic Asylum. The original building was a grand symmetrical red brick Tudor-style composition enclosing a large courtyard, built to the designs of Edward Lapidge, the county surveyor.[2]

Part of the original hospital building is now disused, and there are plans to convert this to a residential development, "Springfield Village".[3]

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