Glasgow: Kelvin Hall

Country: Scotland, United Kingdom
Historic County: Lanarkshire
City: Glasgow
Location: 1445 Argyle Street

[First "Kelvin Hall" on the site opened 1918, incorporating the Machinery Exhibition Hall of the Glasgow International Exhibition of 1901. Named after the nearby River Kelvin. Destroyed by a fire in 1925.]

Exhibition hall, built 1926-1927 by Thomas Gilchrist Gilmour and Thomas P. M Somers. Opened 1927. Used as a factory hall in World War II. From 1950, again used for exhibitions, for sporting events and for large pop, rock, jazz, and classical concerts (including concerts by Royal Scottish National Orchestra). Closed 2014 and rebuilt. Subsequently used as exhibition space by Glasgow Museums and as a fitness centre.

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Glasgow: Kelvin Hall Front Text: "The Kelvin Hall, Glasgow"
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
Sent: from Paris (France) to Saint-Pabu (France), 1928

Glasgow: Kelvin Hall Reverse Text: "The Kelvin Hall, Glasgow"
Publisher: Photo Precision Limited, St. Ives, Huntingdon; GLA 49
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

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