Basic Site Details

Name: Hospital for Sick Children
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Superseded the hospital in Castle Terrace (see separate entry).

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Royal Aberdeen Hospital for Sick ChildrenYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41928 Opened 
Item 2 of 41950 Addition 
Item 3 of 46 October 1961 Scheme acceptedcorporation planning committee has approved plans for new 3-storey block estimated to cost 200,000 per Builder p653
Item 4 of 4Before 1962  Extensions


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 8James Brown Nicol ABefore 19271928 
Item 2 of 8Kelly & Nicol ABefore 19271928 
Item 3 of 8William Kelly ABefore 19271928 
Item 4 of 8George Bennett Mitchell B?Before 1941(?) Extensions (possibly involved, but may have been carried out after his death)
Item 5 of 8Geoffrey Hobert (or Hubert) Fairweather C1950 Extensions
Item 6 of 8Pite, Son & Fairweather C1950 Extensions?
Item 7 of 8George Angus Mitchell BBefore 1962 Extensions
Item 8 of 8George Bennett Mitchell & Son BBefore 1962 Extensions


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2British Medical Association1939The Book of Aberdeen Aberdeen 
Item 2 of 2Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive)Listed as Royal Aberdeen Hospital for Sick Children

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Aberdeen Press and Journal7 December 1964  Obituary of George Angus Mitchell
Item 2 of 3Architect and Building News1937Jan-June p25
Item 3 of 3Builder6 October 1961  p653

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Brown Nicol: F no 2514 (box 7); Fairweather; F no4871 (Combined Box 41)