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…

Blackfriars pub reopens following £1.36 million transformation

Historic Blackfriars has reopened following redevelopment, transforming the Academy Street venue into a high-quality pub with boutique letting rooms. The £1.36 million investment was enabled by a grant of £422,606 from the Inverness Townscape Heritage Project, a £689,200 investment by the building’s owners, Heineken’s Star Pubs & Bars, and a further £250,000 from the pub’s…

Investment in historic Inverness pub gets go ahead to further city centre’s regeneration

A £1.36 million refurbishment of the historic Blackfriars pub on Academy Street got the go ahead this week thanks to the announcement of a £422,606 grant award by The Inverness Townscape Heritage Project and a £689,200 investment by the building’s owners, Heineken’s Star Pubs & Bars division. Experienced Glasgow and Edinburgh hospitality operator, Billy McAneney,…