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

You Are Here #2
Toastrack Museum

You Are Here #2

Following on from You Are Here, further portrait photograph discoveries of Toastrack staff, this time possibly dated from late 60s-1983. If anybody recognises themselves or others in these photographs, please do get in touch: nicholas@manchestermodernistsociety.org ** UPDATE ** Identified left to right: SET ONE (6-009) 1st row: (?), Gordon Thomas, (?) 2nd row: Len Ambrey, … Continue reading

Down The Aisles, Along The Titles
Toastrack Museum

Down The Aisles, Along The Titles

Temporary accommodation for the Toastrack’s library circa spring/summer 1984, prior to the completion of a purpose-built facility by Mills Beaumont Leavey Channon (now MBLA), which adapted the structure of the existing examination and events hall within the Hollings Faculty known as the Poached Egg. The new library officially opened on March 21st, 1996. Further Manchester … Continue reading

You Are Here
Toastrack Museum

You Are Here

Portrait photographs of Toastrack staff and students, dated from 1978-82. Preserved and kindly donated to Manchester Modernist Society by Paula Lilley, PA to the Dean of Hollings Faculty. If anybody recognises themselves or others in these photographs, please do get in touch: nicholas@manchestermodernistsociety.org ** UPDATE ** Identified left to right: SET ONE (7-021, Sept ’82) … Continue reading