Basic Site Details

Name: Stirling Royal Infirmary
Town, district or village: Stirling
City or county: Stirlingshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Royal Visit Pictorial Souvenir, 10 August 1928. Cost of 1969 conversion 30,000.

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 2BraeheadYes 
Item 2 of 2Livilands GateYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 619261928  
Item 2 of 61933  Extension
Item 3 of 629 May 1959 Proposedextra wards per Builder p978
Item 4 of 619 April 1968 Build/constructionerection of kitchen and dining block, 170,000
Item 5 of 61969 Alteration/conversion 
Item 6 of 619961998AdditionQueen Elizabeth wing added


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 13James MillerArchitectA19261928With Richard Gunn as chief assistant
Item 2 of 13Richard McLeod Morrison GunnArchitectA19261928As chief assistant with James Miller
Item 3 of 13James MillerArchitectB1933 Extension
Item 4 of 13Alexander SmellieArchitectG1959 Additional wards (per Builder p978) and perhaps other additions (like chest diseases unit?)
Item 5 of 13Andrew Graham HendersonArchitectG1959 Additional wards (per Builder p978) and perhaps other additions (like chest diseases unit?)
Item 6 of 13Keppie Henderson & PartnersArchitectural practiceG1959 Additional wards (per Builder p978) and perhaps other additions (like chest diseases unit?)
Item 7 of 13Keppie Henderson & PartnersArchitectural practiceD1968 kitchen and dining block
Item 8 of 13Thomas David Williams AstorgaArchitectD1968 worked in association with Keppie Henderson & Partners on kitchen and dining block as Regional Architect to Scottish Western Regional Hospital Board
Item 9 of 13Alex Strang & AssociatesArchitectural practiceE1969 Conversion
Item 10 of 13Alexander StrangArchitectE1969 'Hospital conversion'
Item 11 of 13Archibald FergusonArchitectE1969 Conversion
Item 12 of 13Hamish RobertsonArchitectE1969 Conversion
Item 13 of 13Scottish Health Services Common Services AgencyArchitectural Department (New Towns etc)F19961998Queen Elizabeth wing


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1WRHBFor 1969 conversion

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 3Nurses' Training Unit 
Item 2 of 3Stirling Royal Infirmary, Maternity Unit 
Item 3 of 3Stirling Royal Infirmary, Outpatients and Casualty Department 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Gifford, John and Walker, Frank Arneil2002Stirling and Central Scotland (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp715
Item 2 of 3RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 3 of 3Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive) 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 7Architect and Building News1933Jan-Jun p81
Item 2 of 7Builder29 May 1959  p978
Item 3 of 7Glasgow Herald10 August 1928  p9
Item 4 of 7Glasgow Herald11 August 1928  p9
Item 5 of 7Lancet2 March 1929  p478
Item 6 of 7RIAS Quarterly1931Spring/SummerRoyal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS)p25
Item 7 of 7RIBA JournalJanuary 1964 London: Royal Institute of British ArchitectsObituary of Henderson

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIAS Collection, NMRS, RCAHMSJames Miller, Son & Manson Drawings Collection 200 drawings