PoW Camp 24 No4 General Hospital Knutsford

This site was before and after the war was a local Cottage Hospital and is now Knutsford District and Community Hospital


Knutsford Clinic / Knutsford District and Community Hospital, Bexton Rd, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 0BT


Site Visits

December 2019


DSLR Photos
UK FO Inspection Reports

Number 4 General Hospital was prior to WWII the local cottage hospital for the small town of Knutsford to the west of Manchester. It was taken over by the Military for the Duration initially treat Allied Forces but became a dedicated PoW Hospital.

Post war with the introduction of the NHS it once again became the local Cottage Hospital and the Maternity Unit for the local area. Today the site remains a small local hospital within the NHS, however, several buildings on the site to the immediate west of the current site were demolished and replace with modern flats.

The site is now Knutsford Clinic, Knutsford District and Community Hospital

Camera Images of the site of the former PoW Camp 24 No4 General Hospital Knutsford

Extracts from UK Foreign Office Inspection Report from UK National Archives Kew:

FO 939/108 Number 24 General Hospital Inspection Report