Basic Site Details

Name: Rheumatic Diseases Research Clinic
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Opened 25 April 1955

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Rheumatic Diseases Research Unit  

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11955 Opened 


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 3John Holt A1955 Chief Architect for South East Regional Hospital Board
Item 2 of 3South East Regional Hospital Board, Architect's Department (or South Eastern Hospital Board) A1955  
Item 3 of 3Walter Scott A1955 Job architect and group leader for South East Regional Hospital Board, under John Holt


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Nuffield Foundation 

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 1Leith Public Health HospitalThe Northern General Hospital had been the Pilton Hospital for Infectious Diseases for the Port of Leith before Leith and Edinburgh amalgamated in 1922. It then became a Tuberculosis Sanatorium.

Cost of ward upgrading 10,000 and of new annexes 5,000


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architectural DesignAugust 1955  p244-245
Item 2 of 2Scotsman31 July 2010  p.49: obituary of Walter Scott