Basic Site Details

Name: Dundee Infectious Diseases Hospital
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Mackison was assisted by Dr Anderson, physician, in the planning of the hospital.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2King's Cross HospitalYes 
Item 2 of 2Kings Cross HospitalYes 

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 1Clepington RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 91880s AdditionDetached ward block additions
Item 2 of 918871889  
Item 3 of 91894 AdditionDetached ward block additions
Item 4 of 91898 AdditionDetached ward block additions
Item 5 of 91902 AdditionDetached ward block additions
Item 6 of 9November 1951 Alteration/conversionPart of a five year building programme by the Eastern regional Hospital of Scotland. Proposed rewiring, central heating and cubicle blocks at estimated cost of 70,000
Item 7 of 91961 Design exhibitedAt RSA
Item 8 of 91965 Build/constructionCubicle blocks (cost 200,000)
Item 9 of 9Early 1900s AdditionDetached ward block 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 10James ThomsonArchitectB1880sEarly 1900sWard block additions
Item 2 of 10James ThomsonArchitectA18871889As assistant to William Mackison, City Engineer
Item 3 of 10William MackisonArchitectA18871889With James Thomson as assistant
Item 4 of 10Eastern Regional Hospital Board  1951 Responsible for Rewiring, central heating and cubicle blocks
Item 5 of 10David Bruce WalkerArchitectA19601961Assisted in preparation of designs
Item 6 of 10Allan Fraser Bell D1965 Cubicle blocks
Item 7 of 10Gordon McQuattie FarquharsonArchitectD1965 Cubicle blocks
Item 8 of 10James Parr & Partners D1965 Cubicle blocks
Item 9 of 10James Reginald ParrArchitectD1965 Cubicle blocks
Item 10 of 10Joseph Frank WynneArchitectD1965 Cubicle blocks


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Police Commissioners 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep218
Item 2 of 3RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 3 of 3Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive)Listed as Kings Cross Hospital

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder2 November 1951  p605
Item 2 of 2Dundee Advertiser11 December 1889   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Courtesy of Bruce WalkerInformation sent to YH Sent 2010
Item 2 of 2Dundee City ArchivesMinutes of Dundee Police Commissioners