High Royds Asylum

This is the small remain of High Royds Mental Asylum. The vast majority of the buildings have either been converted into flats, or been demolished. All that is still left are some lonely arches that once belonged to long walkways and the admin block.

Having never been to an asylum, I wasn't sure what to expect. Places like West Park have split most people into lovers or haters of asylums. 
We arrived in the late afternoon and expected to gain quick access and leave before the sun set. After several fences, bushes, walls and windows, we still hadn't managed to get into the admin block. Just as we accepted a failure, we decided to head into security headquarters and managed to find a way in. The sun had set, so we only took a few pics, in anticipation of some rooftops in leeds city center.

For some history click here

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