Monthly Archives: May 2020

License granted for a party venue next to a mental hospital

A party and wedding venue next to a mental hospital have been given the green light to play live music and sell alcohol, despite noise issues. The luxury venue is based in a mansion near Thatcham. The mansion housed a former school, which closed after a child abuse scandal three decades ago. Pinchington Hall – […]

Derelict Berkshire school set to become a luxury party spot

Pinchington Hall, the old mansion, is going to be completely transformed. The building once housed Crookham Court School, which was abandoned after a child sex abuse scandal decades ago. But now the whole place needs to breathe new life and is on its way to becoming a luxury party venue. The school near Thatcham closed […]

Abandoned child abuse school could become a luxury party spot

A SCHOOL abandoned after a child sex abuse scandal three decades ago is on its way to becoming a luxury party spot. A mansion near Thatcham was home to Crookham Court School – which closed in 1989 after a BBC investigation found teachers were assaulting teenagers. Since then, the building has remained empty. Its owners […]