Aldershot 1875

1875 : Cambridge Military Hospital

The Cambridge Military Hospital was built and would go on to become the most significant heritage asset at Wellesley. The hospital was built to replace existing hutted hospital accommodation and its design utilised the new continental idea of pavilion wards linked by corridors to provide the fresh air to patients and prevent infection spreading between..Read More

Aldershot 1854

1854 : The Hutted Camp

The Hutted Camp, as it was known, was built between 1854 and 1859. Its construction was hastened by the outbreak of the Crimean War in 1854. The first phase of development instigated the gridiron planning framework, which was in part adapted by the later phases. Buildings included accommodation blocks and service buildings, such as cookhouses,..Read More