Thomas Walker Convalescent Hospital on the banks of the Parramatta River in about 1905.  In his will, Thomas Walker [1804-1886] set aside  £100,000  for the building and maintenance of a free convalescent hospital on 12 hectares of his estate at Rocky Point, Concorde. The hospital was designed by John Sulman and completed in 1893. It operated as a convalescent hospital until 1979.  Over 70,000 patients convalesced at the hospital, including servicemen from the 1914-18 and 1939-45 World Wars.

Thomas Walker Convalescent Hospital on the banks of the Parramatta River in about 1905. In his will, Thomas Walker [1804-1886] set aside £100,000 for the building and maintenance of a free convalescent hospital on 12 hectares of his estate at Rocky Point, Concorde. The hospital was designed by John Sulman and completed in 1893. It operated as a convalescent hospital until 1979. Over 70,000 patients convalesced at the hospital, including servicemen from the 1914-18 and 1939-45 World Wars.

View of entrance gatehouse.The Hospital and its associated buildings and landscape form a vital part of the Parramatta River foreshore. The hospital has an outstanding sense of place, dominating the immediate part of the river. Image by: C Betteridge Image copyright owner: Department of Urban Affairs and Planning

View of entrance gatehouse.The Hospital and its associated buildings and landscape form a vital part of the Parramatta River foreshore. The hospital has an outstanding sense of place, dominating the immediate part of the river. Image by: C Betteridge Image copyright owner: Department of Urban Affairs and Planning

Thomas Walker Convalescent Hospital (now Rivendell), Hospital Road Concord West, Sydney, New South Wales

Digital Collections - Pictures - Foster, A. (Arthur G.) Thomas Walker Convalescent Hospital (now Rivendell), Hospital Road Concord West, Sydney, New South Wales [picture]

A View Of Sydney: Thomas Walker Convalescent Home

This spectacular building adorning the Parramatta River was built as a convalescent hospital by philanthropist Thomas Walker in the lat.

Dame Eadith Walker Hospital - Concord

Dame Eadith Walker Hospital - Concord

Miss Eadith Walker laying memorial foundation stone at Concord, New South Wales, 1928

Digital Collections - Pictures - Miss Eadith Walker laying memorial foundation stone at Concord, New South Wales, 1928 [picture].

Rivendell from the tower

Rivendell from the tower

Thomas Walker- a short history

Thomas Walker- a short history

Pinterest
Search