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14 Abandoned & Derelict Places In Bristol



The beauty of forgotten Bristol places

1. Bristol Baths Building

And inside

2. Bristol General Hospital

bristol general hospital

BGH opened in 1832, and closed back in 2012

The corridor inside Bristol General Hospital

Bristol general hospital corrider

Credit Karen Skeats

The old chapel

the chapel

Credit Karen Skeats

Further inside

bristol general hospital inside

Credit Karen Skeats

3. Barrow Gurney Mental Hospital


With all sorts of graffiti..

4. Redcatch petrol station

redcatch filing station

Credit samuir 

5. The Bell @ Redcliffe

the bell redcliffe

Credit Samuir

And inside…

inside the bell

Credit Samuir 

6. The old Royal Mail sorting office behind Temple Meads

parcel force temple meads

Credit Colin Moody

7. The old trains next to the M Shed

8. These old shop fronts by the Bearpit

9. Bristol city gate NHS walk-in cetnre

10. An abandoned car park by the Avon Gorge

11. The White Lion in Easton

12. This old B&Q

b & q

Credit Colin Moody

13.  Bristol children’s hospital


14. Bristol Albion Dock – McArthurs Warehouse

And what it looks like inside

15. Brooks Dye Works, St Werburghs

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And then there was just a chimney

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Sam Gillies, the founder and editor of Best of Bristol. Purveyor of numerous Bristol posts, lists, stories, videos and Bristol photos. Having spent years in Bath looking enviously at how good Bristol was, I moved to Bristol in 2011 and consider myself a convert to a Bristol obsessive. Most likely found attempting to find interesting street art across Bristol and other cities.