Basic Site Details

Name: Law Hospital
Town, district or village: Carluke
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Standard-plan Emergency Medical Scheme hospital.

Cost of Surgical theatres 110,000


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41939 Build/construction 
Item 2 of 4Late 1950s AdditionLaboratories
Item 3 of 4After 1986Before 1994Build/constructionNew maternity block added
Item 4 of 4After 1994Before 1997Build/constructionPrivate Finance Initiative hospital block added


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 14Cullen, Lochhead & BrownArchitectural practiceA1939  
Item 2 of 14James LochheadArchitectA1939  
Item 3 of 14Lockhart Whiteford HutsonArchitectA1939  
Item 4 of 14Keppie Henderson & PartnersArchitectural practiceDLate 1959 Laboratories added
Item 5 of 14Alexander SmellieArchitectDLate 1950s Laboratories added
Item 6 of 14Andrew Graham HendersonArchitectDLate 1950s Laboratories added
Item 7 of 14Eric Doig EllisonArchitectF1973 Surgical theatres
Item 8 of 14James Sinclair InglisArchitectF1973 Surgical theatres
Item 9 of 14King Main & EllisonArchitectural practiceF1973 Surgical theatres
Item 10 of 14Thomas Bell MainArchitectF1973 Surgical theatres
Item 11 of 14Robert Watt Young DobieArchitectBAfter 1986 Maternity block added - as architect with the CSA
Item 12 of 14Scottish Health Services Common Services AgencyArchitectural Department (New Towns etc)BAfter 1986Before 1994New maternity block added - with Dobie as architect
Item 13 of 14Robert Watt Young DobieArchitectCAfter 1994Before 1997Private Finance Initiative hospital block added - as architect with W S Atkins
Item 14 of 14W S Atkins Healthcare LtdArchitectural practiceCAfter 1994Before 1997Private Finance Initiative hospital block added


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2  
Item 2 of 2WRHBclient for Surgical theatres


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Mackenzie, Alistair and Hodgson, Julian1986The History of Law Hospital Glasgow Medicine, Vol 3, No 5, September-October 1986 
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 1RIBA JournalJanuary 1964 London: Royal Institute of British ArchitectsObituary of Henderson

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Courtesy of Robert W Y DobieInformation sent via 'Contact Us' on Dictionary website Sent February 2010