History of Academy Street in the frame one last time

A video has been created to celebrate the end of Inverness Townscape Heritage Project Inverness Townscape Heritage Project (ITHP) has released a video to mark the end of the project, which included a grant-giving scheme focussing on Academy Street, and saw £1.75 million in grant funding awarded since it began in September 2015. Officially coming…

Forging the next chapter of the Rose Street Foundry

Rose Street Foundry opens following large-scale redevelopment and Covid-19 restrictions Rose Street Foundry at 96 Academy Street, Inverness, the former home to AI Welders, has reopened as a bar following significant public and private investment. Originally opened in March, just days before the implementation of lockdown restrictions, the team is now cautiously welcoming the first…

Welcome back to Academy Street!

As we slowly begin to move out of Coronavirus lockdown, we’re excited to see businesses on Academy Street reopen and welcome back customers. Of course, each business must have measures in place to protect the safety of staff and customers – please check with individual businesses for details on opening hours and any restrictions in…

Talking Inverness architecture from home

Virtual talk to explore the history of Rose Street Foundry and Midmills campus An online talk has been organised by Wasps’ Inverness Creative Academy and Inverness Townscape Heritage Project on two of Inverness’ most historic and architecturally important buildings; Rose Street Foundry and Midmills campus. The talk, which will take place via Zoom and Facebook…

Academy Street Quiz (part two) answers revealed!

Thank you to everyone who has taken part in the Inverness Townscape Heritage Project lockdown quizzes. We hope they have provided some entertainment over the past few weeks and helped you discover some interesting facts about our city. Here are the questions and answers for part two… Question oneAcademy Street was once home to three…

Academy Street Quiz answers revealed!

We hope you enjoyed taking part in the Inverness Townscape Heritage Project (ITHP) Quiz over the past two weeks. In a bid to share a little positivity and nostalgia during these uncertain times, we’ve been sharing an archive photo of Academy Street or Inverness with a quiz question on the ITHP social media channels. Here…