Basic Site Details

Name: Inverness County Buildings
Town, district or village: Inverness
City or county: Inverness-shire
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Highland Regional Council Regional Buildings  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Ardross Street  
Item 2 of 2Glenurquhart Road  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 427 December 1957 Plans prepared, construction not yet begun'plans in hand for county administrative headquarters at a cost of ₤100,000.' per Builder p1148
Item 2 of 429 May 1959 Plans prepared, construction not yet begun'final sketch plans for first phase of new county buildings...three-storey extension to existing headquarters...est. to cost 130,000' per Builder p978
Item 3 of 411 November 1960 Scheme acceptedfor three-storey extension to County Council headquarters at an est. cost of 160,000 per Builder p908
Item 4 of 419611963Build/construction 


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 2J L Gleave & Partners A19611963 
Item 2 of 2Joseph Lea Gleave A19611963 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John1992Highland and Islands (The Buildings of Scotland) Penguin Booksp194
Item 2 of 2Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p570

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder27 December 1957  p1148
Item 2 of 3Builder29 May 1959  'New County Buildings' p978
Item 3 of 3Builder11 November 1960  p908