Providing employment for 140 years
Highland BlindCraft (HBC) was founded 140 years ago as a factory to provide employment for blind children when they were ready to leave the blind school in Inverness. Today as a registered charity and social enterprise, HBC is still run on the same founding principles, although included are people with a variety of disabilities from all over the Highlands and Islands.
The business designs, manufactures and sells bespoke quality beds, mattresses and other niche products to the highest of standards. HBC also supply traditional and contemporary pine beds, headboards, bedroom and occasional furniture, pillows and mattress protectors.
Clients include the Three Chimneys, Castle Stuart, The Palace Hotel in Inverness and Achnagairn along with many more of this calibre.
HBC were also included in the Scottish Government directory to showcase the work of supported businesses across the country and they won a contract via Momentum Scotland which has been extended until April 2017.