Acton Hospital War Memorial Wing (demolished)

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Reference WMO/111740


Acton Hospital

Gunnersbury Lane


W3 8EF


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Status: Destroyed
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Hospital
  • Brick Brick
Lettering: Incised
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Acton Cottage Hospital was founded by John Passmore Edwards and first opened 1898. The War Memorial Wing was opened in 1923 to the south of the original building. It was extended at various times, and demolished c. 2001. The land is now the site of Acton Care Centre. See WMO261424 for the surviving stonework from this building.
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[along side of building] Acton Hospital - War Memorial [above outpatients doorway] This outpatients department and the / two wards at southern end of this / hospital were erected by the people / of Acton 1922-23 as a memorial to those / men and women of Acton who lost their / lives in the Great War / of 1914-18 / Their names are inscribed in a book which may be seen at the council offices

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