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…

Rose Street Foundry & Midmills: talk by Calum Maclean

Thursday 11th June, 3-4pm Zoom webinar and Live stream on the Inverness Creative Academy Facebook The Academy Street Townscape Heritage project and Inverness Creative Academy are delighted to present an illustrated talk from Inverness based conservation architect Calum Maclean. This talk focuses on the architectural practice of Ross & Macbeth in Inverness and coincides with the launch of Calum’s new…

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…

Marching for Victory

Josephine Tey’s “Kif” and the Academy Street photo of the 1914 August Madness Monday 11 November, 2-3pm, Town House, Inverness The Inverness Townscape Heritage Project proudly invites you to join them on 11 November at 2pm to explore the connections behind this iconic WWI photo taken on Academy Street in August 1914.  Come and hear…

Architectural Evolution of Academy Street

Doors Open Days Highland and Inverness Townscape Heritage Project invite you to look a little closer at the Evolution of Architecture of Academy Street with Calum MacLean, Accredited Conservation Architect. During this special talk, Calum will explore the wide-ranging styles of architecture that this beautiful street has to offer, from the Renaissance period, right up…

Tenement Toolkit Talk

The Inverness Townscape Heritage Project (ITHP) and Doors Open Days Highland are proud to announce their next partnership talk: Tenement Toolkit. Although the title states tenement, this free talk is aimed at all types of buildings and will give specialist, professional help on how to care for, maintain and repair your property. The talk is…