Basic Site Details

Name: Geriatric Hospital, Blawarthill
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
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Notes: it is not clear if this was part of the old Blawarthill hospital buildings or a new hospital on part of the site.

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 11966 Alteration/conversion 


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 4Robert Wilson A1966 Alterations
Item 2 of 4Thomson, McCrea & Sanders A1966 Alterations
Item 3 of 4William Hamilton Sanders A1966 Alterations
Item 4 of 4William McCrea A1966 Alterations


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

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 1Renfrew and Clydebank Joint Infectious Diseases HospitalThe Renfrew and Clydebank joint hospital at Blawarthill was recently opened. The building has cost about 10,000 to erect*. To the north there is the administrative block, which contains the matron's and nurses' rooms, the kitchen, and other necessary offices, To the east and west of this block there are three pavilions. The one for the scarlet fever patients contains sixteen beds, as well as an ante-room with six beds; while the enteric fever pavilion has eight beds, and the isolation pavilion six beds. The heating of the various buildings is on the hot water pressure system. The architect was Mr Bryden, of Messrs Clark & Bell, Glasgow; while Mr Henderson, of Messrs Duff & Henderson, was the measurer; and Mr. Lees the clerk of works. [Builder 27 February 1897 p207]

*Cost: 11,000 (mentioned in A F S Bryden's LRIBA nomination paper)

In 1904-1905 the hospital was extended at a cost of about 9,000 to the designs of Stewart Paterson 14 Blythswood Square Glasgow.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 2 of 2RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices