Basic Site Details

Name: Hawkhead Infectious Diseases Hospital
Town, district or village: Paisley
City or county: Renfrewshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Hawkhead 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 1Hawkhead RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 71932  Competition held
Item 2 of 711 May 1932 Plans approved(?)'Authorised'
Item 3 of 71933 Design exhibitedDesign exhibited at RA
Item 4 of 723 March 1934  First sod cut
Item 5 of 719351938Construction 
Item 6 of 77 July 1936 Opened 
Item 7 of 77 July 1936 Opened 


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 6James LeeArchitectC1932 Competition design - not successful
Item 2 of 6(Sir) John Burnet, Tait & LorneArchitectural practiceA19351938Won competition and secured job
Item 3 of 6Francis LorneArchitectA19351938Won competition and secured job
Item 4 of 6Ludovic Gordon FarquharArchitectA19351938Won competition and secured job
Item 5 of 6Thomas Smith TaitArchitectA19351938Won competition and secured job
Item 6 of 6Harry Horace Macdonald A19391940As assistant with Sir John Burnet Tait & Lorne


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 5Argyll & Clyde Health Board1936Hawkhead Hospital Souvenir brochure for the opening, 7 July 1936   
Item 2 of 5Dow, D1988Paisley Hospitals: The Royal Alexandra Infirmary and Related Institutions Glasgowp47
Item 3 of 5Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive) 
Item 4 of 5Royal Academy exhibitors    1947, no 1103
Item 5 of 5Walker, Frank Arneil1986South Clyde Estuary: An Illustrated Architectural Guide to Inverclyde and Renfrew  p39

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 8Architect and Building News1932Jan-Jun p265
Item 2 of 8Architect and Building News18 March 1932  p382
Item 3 of 8Architect and Building News2 December 1932Jul-Dec p262-5
Item 4 of 8Architect and Building News1934Jan-Jun p294
Item 5 of 8Architectural Review1936vol 80 July-December 1936 pp104-108 with illustrations
Item 6 of 8BuilderLate 1933CXLV p105 (illustrations)
Item 7 of 8Builder14 January 1938CLIV p79
Item 8 of 8RIBA Journal23 January 1937v44London: Royal Institute of British Architectsp271

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register39010Hawkhead Road, Hawkhead Hospital, Administration Block, Former Nurses Home, Wards 1-5, Boiler House and Mortuary, Laundry Block, Porter's Lodge, Waiting Room and Cottages