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Hôpital Civil de Charleroi - Abandoned Hospital, Belgium

Opening in the 1950s the CHU de Charleroi was a prominent building in the city centre. The purpose built facility had an accident and emergency unit and a large number of operating theatres. Patients were transferred to a brand new hospital a few miles away in Lodelinsart when the Civil Hospital of Charleroi closed in October 2014. , and I got over there just in time as the hospital has since been demolished. A proportion of the site had already gone when we visited, including many of the operating theatres. Luckily for us a couple still remained, complete with operating tables and lights.[...]