HC Deb 12 November 1975 vol 899 c809W
Mr. Jim Marshall

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what proposals for the development of private hospitals and nursing homes have been brought to her attention.

Mrs. Castle

Evidence from Press reports and information given to my Department by potential developers suggests that there are currently in England

Number of beds Location
500 Bristol area.
300 Cromwell Road, London (planning permission granted).
91 Great Portland Street (planning application made July 1974).
130 Nottingham Place, W.1 (building in progress).
150 Windsor (planning application made before November 1974).
200 Manchester (planning application made end 1974).
120 South London.
Unknown North London.
Unknown Leeds.
Unknown Manchester.
200 Southwark (planning application made February 1975).
3 hospitals Near Stoke Mandeville.
30 beds each in 6 hospitals Chester.
Unknown Leeds (Beechwood Medical Centre).
80 Liphook (oriental and fringe medicine).
50 Wanstead (extension for open heart surgery).
16 Kingston-upon-Thames, New Victoria Hospital (new wing for patients).
Unknown Lisson Grove (planning permission exists for site next door to Nightingale BUPA hospital).
60 Part of London International Hotel, South Kensington (planning permission granted for conversion).
30−40 North London (short stay psychiatric).
Unknown Droitwich (part of Worcester Hotel for conversion).
20 (extension) Edgbaston, Birmingham.
40 Bridgnorth.
30 Farnham.
60 Great Missenden (planning permission granted).
60 Wilmslow (planning application made September 1975).
30 Sutton Coldfield (planning application made September 1975).
52 Winnesh, Wokingham (planning permission granted September 1975).
75 (Callenders), Bushey.
90 The Priory, Roehampton (new building on present site, for medical and surgical cases).