Basic Site Details

Name: Manchester Royal Infirmary: Oxford Road site
City or county: Manchester
Country: England
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Notes: The site chosen for the new infirmary was on the east side of Oxford Road and a new competition organised. Now massively extended and covering some 42 acres this remains one of Manchesterís major hospitals.

Burnet was the assessor for the extension competition in 1904, which was won by Hall & Brooke.

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Oxford Road  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11904 Build/construction 


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 5Edwin Thomas HallArchitectA1904 With John Brooke - First premium
Item 2 of 5John BrookeArchitectA1904 With E T Hall - first premium
Item 3 of 5John ThomsonArchitectB1904 Competition design for extension - not successful
Item 4 of 5Robert Douglas SandilandsArchitectB1904 Competition design for extension - not successful
Item 5 of 5Thomson & SandilandsArchitectural practiceB1904 Competition design for extension - not successful


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Hartwell, C, Hyde, M, & Pevsner, N2004Buildings of England: Lancashire Manchester and the South  pp423-4
Item 2 of 2Pevsner, N (ed) South Lancashire (The Buildings of England)   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder2 April 1904  New competition (Thomson & Sandilands)