The Royal Infirmaries of Scotland

A look back to those heady days where a public building project was not cause for the lieges to despair.

Glasgow Royal Infirmary, on the High Street adjacent to Glasgow Cathedral; still active.


Glasgow R.I. rear view from the Glasgow Necropolis.

Edinburgh Royal Infirmary on the Meadows and set beside the main body of the University of Edinburgh; closed 2003 and being converted into luxury flats.

Dundee Royal Infirmary on Barrack Road, dominating the city from its hilltop position above the Marketgait and providing a fitting end to the grounds of Dudhope Castle (now a public park);
closed 1998 and being converted into luxury flats.
Home - About - Twitter - RSS
www.davidgardiner.uk

Previous Articles

Renfrewshire flags - A look back at the proper flags of the ancient county of Renfrewshire.

The Scottish Parliament - Possibly the most controversial structure in 21st century Scotland. A missed opportunity, a tragedy destined to happen or just an underrated work?

A Toast to Glasgow - Some views of Scotland's largest city and northern Britain's great Victorian metropolis.

A Defence of Propaganda - War-time optimism, reclaiming terminology and a nod to the fine work of Abram Games OBE.

St Andrew's House - Art deco at the political heart of Edinburgh.

Follow by Email