Basic Site Details

Name: Drumchapel Hospital
Town, district or village: Drumchapel
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
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Notes: Built as a country branch of the Royal Hospital for Sick Children. Hospital opened Tuesday 9 June 1903. Cost £7,000

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Glasgow County Branch Children’s Hospital  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Hospital  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Drumchapel Hospital, Drumchapel RoadYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 71898(?)  Date given by Williamson, Riches & Higgs
Item 2 of 71901  Commencement date given by Richardson - original building
Item 3 of 7June 1903 Opened 
Item 4 of 71921  Extensions to provide additional beds
Item 5 of 719291930 Major extensions, including five additional wards, nurses' home and new administration block
Item 6 of 731 October 1930  Re-opened after major extensions
Item 7 of 7c. 1980 Alterations and additions 

People

Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 5Robert Alexander BrydenArchitect 1898 or 1901 Original building
Item 2 of 5James CairnsArchitectB1921 Extensions to provide additional beds
Item 3 of 5James CairnsArchitectC19291930Major extensions, including five additional wards, nurses' home and new administration block
Item 4 of 5William T Davie & Associates Dc. 1980 Extensions
Item 5 of 5William Tait Davie Dc. 1980 Extensions

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 2Coats, Peter, Trustees ofDonated £17,000 for major extensions, 1929-30
Item 2 of 2Paterson, Miss Margaret Montgomery, of DunblaneDonated £6,000 for construction of building

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3RIBA1981Directory of Practices 1981   
Item 2 of 3Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive) 
Item 3 of 3Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p403

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1British Architect12 June 1903  p433 - opening