- Kelvin Hall International Sports Arena
The Kelvin Hall International Sports Arena is located within the
Kelvin Hallin Glasgow, Scotland.
Built in the West End of Glasgow, near the
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, it was completed in 1927. The previous building on the site burnt down in 1925.
It was originally used to house large scale exhibitions, including the Industrial exhibitions of the
Festival of Britainin 1951. Over the decades it has also hosted motor shows, modern homes exhibitions and the world renowned Kelvin Hall Circus. Lions, tigers and African elephants all thrilled Glaswegians for years and many to this day can remember that distinctive aroma when walking round the carnival after their circus visit.
Current Kelvin Hall
However once the
Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centreopened, the building needed modernisation and is currently home to both the International Sports Arena and the Glasgow Museum of Transport.
The Kelvin Hall houses an indoor international sports arena, which has hosted many international athletic events, as well as boxing, and badminton competitions.
*Sports Injury Clinic
*Climbing (Bouldering) Wall
* [http://www.glasgow.gov.uk/en/Residents/Sports_Fitness/GlasgowClub/Centres/KelvinHall/ Kelvin Hall International Sports Arena]
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