Sandy Road Clinic

Gareth Hoskins Architects, Glasgow, 2004


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Main facade 

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  • Main facade    
  • The main entrance    
  • The nursery at the rear of the building    
  • The entrance foyer    
  • The ground floor waiting area    
  • The atrium void    
  • One of the treatment areas    
  • Internal view of nursery    
  • Site plan    
  • Lower ground floor    
  • Ground floor plan    
  • First floor plan    
  • Second floor plan    
  • Section aa    
  • Isometric of curtain wall and zinc cladding    
  • Detail sections through curtain wall    
  • Detail plan of Iroko mullion    

Community health centre, which aims to promote awareness of healthcare in the community through a strong street presence and a high degree of openness

The glazed frontage beneath the zinc-clad upper levels reveals an open stair within a triple height void, which forms the hub of the building and links the clinic facilities and administrative office space. To provide privacy the principle spaces of consulting rooms and large offices are predominantly contained within a timber box to the rear of the building.

The nursery accommodation, which is an autonomous part of the building, has a requirement for privacy and containment and is physically separated from both the road and the rest of the building. It is built under a projecting canopy that creates sheltered play spaces.

Landscaping slabs at the rear of the building have three distinct levels, reflecting the development of the growing children and the different nursery classes.


  • Begun: Mar 2003
  • Completed: 2004
  • Floor area: 1,580m2
  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Total cost: £2.1M
  • Tender date: Dec 2002
  • Procurement: Traditional selective competitive tendering using JCT 98 (Scottish Building Contract with Quantities)
  • Address: Sandy Road Clinic, 12 Sandy Road, Glasgow, G11 6HE, United Kingdom

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