Basic Site Details

Name: Glasgow Cancer Hospital
Town, district or village: Garnethill
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: See separate entries for original Glasgow Cancer and Skin Institution, founded by Dr Hugh Murray in 1886 at 409 St Vincent Street, and subsequent location at 163 Hill Street (former Cowcaddens Free Church Manse), before this building was constructed.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Royal Beatson Memorial Hospital  
Item 2 of 2Royal Glasgow Cancer 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 1132-138, Hill StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 81896 Journal referenceOverhauled and rearranged as hospital
Item 2 of 81906  Plans for rebuilding drawn up
Item 3 of 819091912 Rebuilding (rebuilt from nurses' accommodation of earlier hospital)
Item 4 of 81930  Nurses' home
Item 5 of 81933 Build/constructionRebuilding?
Item 6 of 81947 Alterations and additions 
Item 7 of 8October 1949  Plans in hand for extensions etc
Item 8 of 820022003Demolition 

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 10Andrew MylesArchitect, Engineer 1896 Overhauled and rearranged as hospital
Item 2 of 10Charles Ernest MonroArchitectA19091912Rebuilding (rebuilt from nurses' accommodation of earlier hospital)
Item 3 of 10J M Monro & SonArchitectural practiceA19091912Rebuilding (rebuilt from nurses' accommodation of earlier hospital)
Item 4 of 10James Milne MonroArchitectA19091912Rebuilding (rebuilt from nurses' accommodation of earlier hospital)
Item 5 of 10Charles Ernest MonroArchitectC1933 Rebuilding?
Item 6 of 10Geoffrey James MonroArchitectC1933 Rebuilding?
Item 7 of 10J M Monro & SonArchitectural practiceC1933 Further work?
Item 8 of 10Geoffrey James MonroArchitectD1947  
Item 9 of 10J M Monro & SonArchitectural practiceD1947 Alterations and additions
Item 10 of 10Keppie Henderson & J L GleaveArchitectural practiceB1949 Extensions

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive)Listed as Royal Beatson Memorial Hospital

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 7Architect and Building News1933JAn-Jun p265
Item 2 of 7Builder31 October 1896LXXI p360
Item 3 of 7Builder30 October 1909XCVII  
Item 4 of 7Builder5 September 1947  p275
Item 5 of 7Builder7 October 1949  p466
Item 6 of 7Building News7 June 1912   
Item 7 of 7Glasgow Herald24 May 1912   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Glasgow City ArchivesMonro & Partners Collection MON 1900/21
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM 1910/27/1 (for Monro work)