Basic Site Details

Name: Eden Court Theatre
Town, district or village: Inverness
City or county: Inverness-shire
Country: Scotland
Status: A listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Theatre Consultant: John Wyckham, Main Contractors: Crudens Ltd.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Theatre  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Ness Walk  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 4  Won award or awardsRIBA commendation
Item 2 of 419731976Build/construction 
Item 3 of 41981 AdditionScene dock addition
Item 4 of 41990s Restorationauditorium refurbishment


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 6W WatsonArchitectA1970s Possibly involved - P. Willis book (1977) mentions Bill Watson as associate on the project
Item 2 of 6(Professor Sir) James Duncan Dunbar-NasmithArchitectA19731976 
Item 3 of 6Graham Couper LawArchitectA19731976Partner-in-charge
Item 4 of 6Law & Dunbar-Nasmith A19731976 
Item 5 of 6Hector Macdonald AssociatesArchitectural practiceA1981 Scene dock addition
Item 6 of 6Hector Alistair Macaulay MacDonald B1981 Scene dock addition


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Inverness Town Council 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Love, J2001Prize Possession, The Story of Eden Court Theatre   
Item 2 of 4RIBA1981Directory of Practices 1981   
Item 3 of 4Sinclair, Fiona1984Scotstyle, 150 Years of Scottish Architecture  pp114-115.
Item 4 of 4Willis, Peter1977New architecture in Scotland  pp80-83

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Architectural ReviewOctober 1976CLX, 956  
Item 2 of 3Building Design19 March 1976   
Item 3 of 3South China Morning Post8 September 1976   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Courtesy of James Dunbar-NasmithInterview of James Dunbar-Nasmith by Jessica Taylor, 15 April 2009  
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register49959