New ‘Steamer’ engine averted major disaster when the Public Hall was gutted in 1907
One of the most disastrous fires ever experienced in Wrexham happened in 1907, when the Public Hall was gutted. Later the Hippodrome occupied the site. The Public Hall formed only the centre of a block [more]
Restoration of the Iconic Hippodrome Light.
Restoration of the Hippodrome Light The Hippodrome Light. A brief history. “For people in the 1920’s and 30’s cinema going was the ultimate form of escapism. Films were getting bigger and better with budgets starting [more]
Hippodrome Theatre, Henblas Street, Wrexham
The Public Hall was built in 1873 and was destroyed by fire in 1906. The building opened as the New Opera House & Public Hall on 1st July 1909. It was designed by the architectural [more]