Basic Site Details

Name: Glasgow Maternity Hospital
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Built as extensions to the original maternity hospital (see separate entry) which was later converted into staff accommodation.

Cost of Wylie firm work completed in 1961 (extension of labour wards and sick nurseries, alterations next to kitchen, labs, theatre suite and boiler house): £83,000.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Glasgow Royal Maternity and Women’s Hospital 1947
Item 2 of 2Glasgow Royal Maternity HospitalYesSince granting of Royal Charter in 1914

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 2Montrose StreetYes 
Item 2 of 2RottenrowYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 51903  Date of design
Item 2 of 519061908 Construction
Item 3 of 51918  Additions and reconstruction costing £80,000(virtually new building)
Item 4 of 51935 Alteration/conversion 
Item 5 of 51947 Alterations and additions 


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 18Andrew Francis Stewart BrydenArchitectA19031908Completed to designs by R A Bryden
Item 2 of 18Andrew RobertsonArchitectA19031908Completed to designs by R A Bryden
Item 3 of 18Robert Alexander BrydenArchitectA19031906Designed and commenced; construction completed by his son A F S Bryden and Andrew Robertson after his death
Item 4 of 18Bryden & RobertsonArchitectural practiceA19061908Completed to designs by R A Bryden
Item 5 of 18John Bothwell SteelArchitectA1908 As assistant to Bryden & Robertson
Item 6 of 18Andrew RobertsonArchitectB1918 Reconstruction
Item 7 of 18Bryden & RobertsonArchitectural practiceB1918 Reconstruction
Item 8 of 18Bryden Robertson & BoydArchitectural practiceD1935 Alterations?
Item 9 of 18Joseph BoydArchitectD1935 Alterations?
Item 10 of 18Edward Grigg WylieArchitectE19471954Alterations and additions
Item 11 of 18Frederick Robert WylieArchitectE19471961Alterations and additions
Item 12 of 18George Ferguson Smellie ShanksArchitectE19471961Alterations and additions
Item 13 of 18Walter UnderwoodArchitectE19471961Alterations and additions
Item 14 of 18Wylie, Shanks & WylieArchitectural practiceE1947Between October 1956 and April 1957Alterations and additions
Item 15 of 18Peter Leslie Aitken WilliamsArchitectE19541961Alterations and additions
Item 16 of 18William JardineArchitectE19541961Alterations and additions
Item 17 of 18Wylie, Shanks & UnderwoodArchitectural practiceEBetween October 1956 and April 19571961Alterations and additions
Item 18 of 18Wylie Shanks & PartnersArchitectural practiceE19601961Alterations and additions

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1Glasgow Maternity HospitalThe original Glasgow Maternity Hospital, later converted into nurses' accommodation, with wards etc in new buildings on adjoining site (see separate entry).


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Dow, D1984The Rottenrow Carnforth 
Item 2 of 2Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive)Listed as Glasgow Royal Maternity Hospital

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Architect and Building News1935Jan-Jun p229
Item 2 of 4Builder9 May 1908XCIV  
Item 3 of 4Builder19 September 1947  p332
Item 4 of 4Glasgow Herald18 April 1918   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Andrew Francis Stewart Bryden: L v16 no1152; Andrew Robertson: F no1906 (microfilm reel 16); John Bothwell Steel: L v5 no319 (microfilm reel 30); William Jardine: F no5623 (combined box 91)