Fairview V.A.D. Hospital
Lambourne Road, Chigwell, Essex IG7 6HX
Medical dates:

Medical character:
1915 - 1918

Convalescent (military)
The Fairview V.A.D. Hospital opened on 18th February 1915 in a property lent by Mr. F. Fish of Millbrook, Chigwell.  It had 12 beds under the management of the Essex/82 Voluntary Air Detachment.

By November 1915 some 55 patients had been treated.

The Hospital presumably closed at the end of the war in November 1918.

Present status (May 2011)

The building has been demolished.  Its site is at the foot of School Lane, while its driveway became School Lane.

School Lane, Chigwell
The original driveway is now School Lane, off Lambourne Road.

School Lane, Chigwell
School Lane leads to a gated private housing estate.
References (Accessed 30th January 2019)

Loyd AK (ed) 1917 The British Red Cross Society.  The Country Branches, Vol. 1.  London, British Red Cross Society.


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