Basic Site Details

Name: Ruchill Hospital for Infectious Diseases
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
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Notes: Staff houses may date from 1892 (HS) - C Listed. Ward pavilions C Listed. Water Toiwer is A Listed.

Cost of laundry 250,000.

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1520, Bilsland DriveYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 418921900  
Item 2 of 429 August 1895  Foundation stone laid
Item 3 of 413 June 1900  Hospital opened
Item 4 of 4c. 1969 AdditionLaundry added

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 10Alexander Beith McDonaldArchitectA18921900As City Surveyor
Item 2 of 10Glasgow Office of Public Works Architectural Department (later Glasgow Corporation City Engineer's Department)Architectural practiceA18921900With A B McDonald as City Surveyor
Item 3 of 10William ReidArchitectA18981900As assistant to Alexander Beith McDonald, City Surveyor
Item 4 of 10Alexander Beith McDonaldArchitectB1910 Three further pavilions (As City Surveyor)
Item 5 of 10Glasgow Office of Public Works Architectural Department (later Glasgow Corporation City Engineer's Department)Architectural practiceB1910 Three further pavilions (with A B McDonald As City Surveyor)
Item 6 of 10Glasgow Office of Public Works Architectural Department (later Glasgow Corporation City Engineer's Department)Architectural practiceC1910 Tuberculosis pavilion (with A B McDonald As City Surveyor)
Item 7 of 10Alexander Beith McDonaldArchitectC19131914Tuberculosis pavilion (As City Surveyor)
Item 8 of 10Barbara Joan Osmond (Mrs Boissevain)ArchitectAc. 1969 Laundry added.
Item 9 of 10Boissevain & OsmondArchitectural practiceEc. 1969 Laundry added
Item 10 of 10Paul Boissevain Ec. 1969 Laundry added

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 2 of 4Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive) 
Item 3 of 4Stevenson, D M, et al.1914Municipal Glasgow: its evolution and enterprises Glasgow: Corporation of the City of Glasgowp219
Item 4 of 4Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p415

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Glasgow Advertiser and Property Circular25 September 1900   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 6Greater Glasgow Health Board ArchivesGreater Glasgow Health Board Archives Commemorative brochure for opening; plans HB/42/2/1-3
Item 2 of 6Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33746Administration block
Item 3 of 6Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33748Staff houses
Item 4 of 6Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33749Ward pavilions - demolished and removed from list November 2014.
Item 5 of 6Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33750Water Tower
Item 6 of 6RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William Reid: L v20 no1542