Basic Site Details

Name: Cowglen Infectious Diseases Hospital
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1General Post Office Savings Bank HeadquartersYesPart of site

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31933  Plans commissioned
Item 2 of 3February 1937 Plans approved 
Item 3 of 3After 1939  Completed


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 2Glasgow Office of Public Works Architectural Department (later Glasgow Corporation City Engineer's Department)Architectural practiceA1933After 1939T P M Somers responsible, as City Engineer
Item 2 of 2Thomas Peter Miller SomersArchitectA1933After 1939As City Engineer


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Department of Health for Scotland19357th Annual Report  p92 (or possibly p92 of 8th Annual Report, 1936 - CHECK)
Item 2 of 2Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive) 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 2Architect and Building News1933Jul-Dec p230
Item 2 of 2Architect and Building News1937Jul-Dec p291