Basic Site Details

Name: Queen Mother's Hospital
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Shares with site with the Royal Hosoital for Sick Children.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Queen Mother's Maternity Hospital  

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 425 July 1958 Proposed'100-bed maternity hospital at Yorkhill. Conversion of some hospital accomodation to maternity purposes also under consideration. Est. 400,000. Work should begin in 1960.' per Builder p165
Item 2 of 415 April 1960 Proposedmaternity unit at Yorkhill Hospital - not started as of 1 Dec 1959; 880,000 est. expenditure to complete work per Builder p747
Item 3 of 41964 Build/construction 
Item 4 of 412 January 2010 Closed 


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 5John Kirkwood Wilson (or Jack Wilson)ArchitectA19571963Working as assistant with Doward Matheson Gleave & Partners
Item 2 of 5Allen ('Mick') Short Matheson A1964  
Item 3 of 5Dorward Matheson Gleave & Partners A1964  
Item 4 of 5Ivor Gardiner Menzies Gordon DorwardArchitectA1964  
Item 5 of 5Joseph Lea GleaveArchitectA1964  


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Bailey, Rebecca M1996Scottish architects' papers: a source book Edinburgh: The Rutland Pressp146
Item 2 of 3Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p570
Item 3 of 3Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p296

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Architects Journal6 September 1972   
Item 2 of 3Builder25 July 1958  p165
Item 3 of 3Builder15 April 1960  p747

'The Week in Parliament: The Hospital Building Programme' pp746-747; summarizes expenditure on hospital buildings as published in 1960-61 Civil Estimates for the National Health Service of England, Wales and Scotland, published on March 29; 17 Scottish schemes already in progress as of 1 Dec 1959, 8 works not started in Dec are reported in Builder article