NG6423 : Viewing area

taken 1 year ago, near to Corry, Highland, Great Britain

Viewing area
Viewing area
Smart information boards are provided at a convenient place to view the gradual construction of Skye's new hospital.
Sadly - the Covid-19 lockdown means that very few people are allowed to be here just now.
Broadford Hospital

The first Broadford hospital opened in An Rathad Ard, Broadford, in September 1914, and was founded as a memorial to the Reverend Donald Mackinnon, Minister of the parish, who died in 1888. The Mackinnon Memorial Hospital was extensively renovated and extended in 1963.

In August 2019, construction began on a new Skye, Lochalsh and South West Ross community hospital, close to the existing building, which when completed in Spring 2021 will replace the old hospital.

The new health facility, costing 20 million, will have 24-beds, a midwife-led community maternity unit, a minor injuries unit, a dental surgery, x-ray and ultrasound facilities.

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Date Taken
Thursday, 30 April, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 3 May, 2020
Geographical Context
Health and social services  Construction, Development 
Primary Subject of Photo
Hospital 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 6407 2394 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:14.7074N 5:54.7369W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 6406 2394
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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