All posts tagged Swimming pool

Moseley Road Baths

Last night I went to Moseley Road Baths for the first time. The swimming pool complex, opened on October 30, 1907, is the only Grade II-listed baths in England and an extraordinary example of Edwardian public architecture. I’ll be going back there again on Saturday, for the Memories and Memorabilia day, where I hope to […]

Harborne pool

This morning I swam at Harborne Baths. It took a bit more than 40 minutes from my home close to Five Ways shopping centre, in Ladywood. The swim was a very pleasant experience, as my short video, below, records. It only took about 10 minutes to go back on the bus and I didn’t have […]

The state of Birmingham’s swimming pools

On Saturday, supporters of the Moseley Road Baths will gather at the Grade II-listed buildings for a special event celebrating Birmingham’s most well-known, but at-risk swimming pool. Moseley Road Baths, Memories and Memorabilia – which hopes to offer all comers an insight into this unique building – couldn’t come at a more crucial time for […]