The History of Brandon Groves


 






Brandon Groves was built on the site of South Ockendon Hospital.

Developed in the 1930s 'the colony’ – as it was then known – provided a service to countless people with learning disability for two generations.

Upon closure in 1994, the hospital’s own story was published.

A revised edition of that book is now available.

Discover more about the fascinating history of the site and its former inhabitants.

South Ockendon Hospital: Echoes from an Essex Learning Disability Institution’ by Randal Bingley (former curator of Thurrock Museums Service)

ISBN 978 0 9528789 5 7

176 pages; 50 photos; site map.

£10.00 – limited copies available

Available from Brandon Groves Club

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Brandon Groves Community Club

Brandon Groves Avenue,

South Ockendon,

Essex,

RM15 6TD

Tel: 01708 853570

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