Basic Site Details

Name: Canniesburn Hospital, Plastic Surgery Unit
Town, district or village: Bearsden
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: 138-bed unit, two main blocks: one 5-storey block and one single storey development

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 228 August 1964 Build/constructionWork has begun on new unit, c. 1m
Item 2 of 22 February 1968 Completionnear completion


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 6Dunbartonshire County Architects DepartmentArchitectural Department (New Towns etc)B1964 Role is unclear
Item 2 of 6Ove Arup & PartnersEngineer 1968 Structural Engineers
Item 3 of 6Ronald Thompson CunninghamArchitect 1968  
Item 4 of 6Thaw & Campbell LtdContractor 1968  
Item 5 of 6Thomas David Williams AstorgaArchitect 1968 regional architect in sucession to R T Cunningham
Item 6 of 6John PetersArchitectB1968 * As Assistant Architect to the Western Regional Hospital Board

* earliest date known from documented sources.


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Western Regional Hospital Board, Scotland 

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 1Canniesburn Hospital and Convalescent HomeWindows by Henry Hope & Sons, 1936.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John and Walker, Frank Arneil2002Stirling and Central Scotland (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp217
Item 2 of 2Murray, William1975The Burgh of Bearsden Bearsden Town Councilp54-55,58

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder28 November 1964  p454
Item 2 of 2Building2 February 1968  pp77-80