The Process Revealed
Toastrack Museum

The Process Revealed

The Toastrack’s development from inception to completion, documented by press cuttings discovered by Manchester Modernist Society from deep within the Hollings Faculty archive. Evening Chronicle, 07/04/59: Manchester Evening News, 01/05/59: Manchester Evening News, 11/08/59: The Guardian, 01/10/59: Daily Mail, 24/10/59: Manchester Evening News, 27/04/60: The Guardian, 15/06/60: Evening Chronicle, 14/09/60: Daily Telegraph, 19/01/61: Further reading: … Continue reading

A Great Day Out
Toastrack Museum

A Great Day Out

On September 22nd 1958 at 12 noon, the Toastrack’s foundation stone was laid by Sir Edward Boyle, Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Education. Manchester Evening News, 22/09/58: Evening Chronicle, 22/09/58: A. E. Henshall, a former Educational Secretary of the National Union of Teachers, would later go on to describe the Toastrack as an “architectural … Continue reading