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Springfield Hospital (SHARE Community Horticulture Project) (also known as Surrey County Lunatic Asylum, Springfield Park Estate)9228

Brief Description

The grounds include remnants of pioneering airing courts laid out for patients' exercise, 6 of which remain as well as formal landscaping. One of the airing courts has been created as a community horticulture project.


Springfield Hospital was built as the Surrey County Lunatic Asylum and opened in 1841 on the 40-hectare Springfield Park estate. It later transferred to the MCC and was renamed Springfield Hospital.

Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Access is unrestricted to public areas; golf course private.


Bus: G1


  • Victorian (1837-1901)
Associated People


  • London Parks and Gardens Trust