Of the five asylums which constituted the Epsom Cluster, St. Ebbas remains in use,
Long Grove and Manor have been demolished and Horton
is being demolished. That leaves West Park.|
We drove into the site not knowing what to expect, but were pleasantly surprised to find the main complex empty and barren.
The day was primarily a recce, just to size the site and judge its characteristics. But, opportunity did beckon twice, and we infiltrated several areas.
But we were on high alert - arsonists had set fire to one of the wards a couple of days previously. So, guessing that security were on the prowl, we cautiously entered the site...