Basic Site Details

Name: Western General Hospital, laundry and boiler house
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Boiler House  
Item 2 of 2Laundry  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11966 Build/construction 

People

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 6(Sir) Basil Urwin SpenceArchitectA1966  
Item 2 of 6John Hardie GloverArchitectA1966  
Item 3 of 6Peter Scott FergusonArchitectA1966  
Item 4 of 6Sir Basil Spence, Glover & Ferguson A1966  
Item 5 of 6Thomas Maxwell GrayArchitectA1966 In office of Sir Basil Spence, Glover & Ferguson.
Item 6 of 6Victor Robert SaviArchitectA1966 In office of Sir Basil Spence, Glover & Ferguson.

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1St Cuthbert's Poorhouse1880 Extensions - Progress is being made with the work of providing accommodation for close upon 200 additional inmates at the St. Cuthbert's Poorhouse, Edinburgh, the walls of the wings which are to bo added being now above the level of the first floor. After various schemes for the enlargement of the building had been considered, one of those submitted by Messrs D. and J. Bryce, architects, was adopted and proceeded with. This mode of extension consists in the addition of a wing at either end in front of the edifice, the design and arrangement being, of course, in unison with the original design. The actual number of inmates for whom room will be made by the extension is 192, and the cost of the works contracted for is close upon 10,000. [Building News 23 July 1880 p110]

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp532
Item 2 of 3RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 3 of 3RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Sent to DSA by emailInformation from AHRC/RCAHMS Spence project per David W Walker and Clive Fenton Clive Fenton's research notes (sent July 2010): information on Thomas M Gray's and Victor Savi's involvement.