Basic Site Details

Name: Douglas Hotel
Town, district or village: Galashiels
City or county: Selkirkshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost of 1971 alterations 31,419

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Hotel  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Channel StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 3   Date uncertain at present
Item 2 of 31950s AdditionBallroom extension.
Item 3 of 31971 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 10J & J HallArchitectural practiceA  Date unknown
Item 2 of 10John Campbell HallArchitectA  Date unknown - but may be invloved if after 1919
Item 3 of 10John HallArchitectA  Date unknown
Item 4 of 10Elder & CairnsArchitectural practiceA1950s Ballroom extension
Item 5 of 10George M CairnsArchitectB1950s Ballroom extension.
Item 6 of 10James ElderArchitectB1950s  
Item 7 of 10Aitken & TurnbullArchitectC1971 Alterations
Item 8 of 10John MillarArchitectC1971 Alterations
Item 9 of 10Joseph Murray AitkenArchitectC1971 Alterations
Item 10 of 10Ronald W Laidlaw C1971 Alterations


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Scottish & NewcastleClient for 1971 work


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Cruft, Kitty, Dunbar, John and Fawcett, Richard2006Borders (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp309
Item 2 of 2RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIAS Quarterly  Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS)John Hall's obituary--check date