Toastrack Museum

A Great Day Out

P1030823On September 22nd 1958 at 12 noon, the Toastrack’s foundation stone was laid by Sir Edward Boyle, Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Education.

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foundation2Manchester Evening News, 22/09/58:

foundation3aEvening Chronicle, 22/09/58:

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A. E. Henshall, a former Educational Secretary of the National Union of Teachers, would later go on to describe the Toastrack as an “architectural monstrosity“.

 

 

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