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Garioch Heritage Centre, Inverurie

18 September 2021 (Online)

19 September 2021 (Online)


Garioch Heritage Centre is part of a former Carriage and Wagon Shop building, converted and opened to the public in 2017. The distinctive granite structure was built for the Great North of Scotland Railway to replace their cramped site at Kittybrewster, Aberdeen. The single storey steel-framed, granite-clad railway works buildings covered an area of 4.5 acres, including a boiler, erecting and machine shop, paint shop, smithy, furnace and foundry. The distinctive saw-tooth roof of the carriage and wagon shop is a landmark feature of the skyline of Inverurie and has become home to the the collections and archives of the Garioch Heritage Society.


Digital Resources

Virtual Tour

Take a virtual walk around the Gairoch Heritage Centre.

Go on a virtual guided tour!

Key Information

Architect: Unknown

Building Date: Loco Works between 1898-1905 and Heritage Centre 2017

  • Garioch Heritage Centre
  • Loco Works Road
  • Inverurie
  • AB51 4FY