1910 Manchester Industrial Exhibition
Exhibition of Industries. An elaborate Manchester scheme. ‘The building of wood and iron that is being put up in Old Hall Lane, Rusholme, for the Manchester Industrial Exhibition in May, promises to be the largest of its kind in the country. The main floor space, apart from the space for subsidiary offices is 100,000 square feet, an area greater than that of the Agricultural Hall in London. The promoters of the venture are the International Trade Exhibitions, who organised the successful electrical exhibition held in the same neighbourhood last year. The scope of this year’s exhibition is, of course, considerably larger. The term “industrial” is widely comprehensive, but it may be taken here, we understand, to have a more domestic significance, the exhibits, without being restricted in any way, will be amplest on the side of things for the home and for the making of homes. Thus, special sections will be given over to the building, furnishing, and similar trades.
- Note: For more information on the Rusholme exhibition buildings see rusholmearchive.org
Sources of Information
- Manchester Guardian, March 22nd 1910