The Royal Victoria Hospital or Netley Hospital was a large military hospital in Netley, near Southampton, Hampshire, England. Construction started in 1856 at the suggestion of Queen Victoria.
The hospital eventually opened for patients on 11 March 1863. It was a quarter of a mile (435 m) long, had 138 wards and approximately 1,000 beds, and was Britain's largest military hospital.
Often visited by Queen Victoria, the hospital was extensively used during the First World War. It became the 28th US General Hospital during the invasion of mainland Europe in the Second World War.
Elliotts Premier Roofing are proud to have played our part in the complete renovation of such a huge heritage project for Southampton and indeed the world. We worked with the main contractor to remove the existing roof coverings and install a complete roofing system of Welsh Slate which has helped return the building to its former glory that will last well into the future for all to enjoy.
King Edward VII Estate sits within the South Downs National Park, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
A former tuberculosis sanatorium opened by Edward VII has been converted to more than 100 luxury apartments complete with sauna, jacuzzi and underground swimming pool, it was opened in 1906 after monarch wanted to help poor tuberculosis patients.
The project required maintaining the original features and structure of this unique Grade II listing building which has been meticulously restored by City and Country.
Elliotts Premier roofing have replaced roof coverings and with the use of Sahta heritage clay plain tiles, some fantastic bespoke lead work have all helped retain the original facade.
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