1928 - LIDCOMBE SHOWGROUNDS
SHOWGROUND FOR LIDCOMBE
Lidcombe council has been informed by the Lands Department that an area of 23 acres. former
portion of the grounds of the Lidcombe State Hospital and Asylum. has been dedicated for the
purpose of a show and sports ground.
1929 - LIDCOMBE SPEEDWAY
The first speedway meeting at the Lidcombe Showground track was held on the 4th of May 1929, The 2nd meeting was held in mid June of 1929, with the third and possibly the last being held in early July of 1929, The death of a competitor at the July meeting may have even led to the speedway closing as there was no further reference to the Lidcombe Speedway.