Oxhey Grove Hospital
Oxhey Lane, Hatch End, Pinner, Middlesex HA5
Medical dates:

Medical character:
1941 - 1969


During the 1930s Oxhey Grove, a mansion in Hatch End, became a private nursing home with 6 beds for maternity and nervous cases.  

In 1941 the property was bought by the Local Authority in Harrow and opened as a hospital for the chronic sick.  It had 30 beds.

It joined the NHS in 1948, becoming Oxhey Grove Hospital under the control of the Hendon Group Hospital Management Committee, part of the North West Metropolitan Regional Hospital Board. It had 42 beds. 

By 1954 it had 40 beds.

The Hospital closed in 1969.

Present status (May 2008)

No trace remains of the Hospital building.  The site has been redeveloped and now contains housing.
Highbanks Road  Highbanks Road
Housing along Highbanks Road, site of the former Hospital.
Oxhey Grove had been the home of the English entomologist, Henry Rowland-Brown (1865-1921), who specialized in lepidopterology (the study of butterflies).  He is buried in the cemetery adjoining the old church in Pinner.
References (Accessed 17th April 2019)

Thomas C 1948 Annual Report of the Medical Office for Health.  Urban District of Harrow, 12.

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