The 1912 Amateur Swimming Association  directory for swimmers in England listing: Indoor swimming baths, lidos, swimming lakes, swimming rivers, and seaside swimming facilities...

CHESHIRE.

ALTRINCHAM

Public Bath, Stamford Road.

ALTRINCHAM ​  Public Bath, Stamford Road.
BIRKENHEAD.

 

Public Bath, Argyle Street.

BIRKENHEAD.

 

Public Bath, Livingstone Street.

CHESTER.

Public Baths (2) Union Street. School children taught in school hours free.

CHESTER. ​  Public Baths (2) Union Street. School children taught in school hours free.
CREWE.

Public Bath, Mill Street. Very small bath.

CREWE. ​  Public Bath, Mill Street. Very small bath.
WEST KIRBY.

Shore Lake, Sea Front. Floating barges. Historic wild swimming venue. Lido.

Bathing Pool - WEST KIRBY. ​  Shore Lake, Sea Front. Floating barges. Historic wild swimming venue.
HYDE.

Public Bath, Union Street.

HYDE. ​  Public Bath, Union Street.
LISCARD.

River Mersey. No dressing accommodation. Historic wild swimming venue.

LISCARD. ​  River Mersey. No dressing accommodation. Historic wild swimming venue.
MACCLESFIELD.

Public Bath, Davenport Street.

MACCLESFIELD. ​  Public Bath, Davenport Street.
NANTWICH.

Public Bath, High Street. Lido.

Nantwich Baths Swimming History
NORTHWICH.

Public Bath, Verdin Park.

The first known swimming baths of Northwich was the Verdin Baths, situated on Verdin Park. It was presented by Robert Verdin in commemoration of the Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1887. It consisted of a 60ft x 20ft [20yds x 6yds 2ft] cast iron plunge bath and 5 slipper baths. It was a largely timbered-framed building. As the entrance was approached, the motto "Cleanliness is next to Godliness" could be clearly seen along the front of the building.

NORTHWICH. ​  Public Bath, Verdin Park.
NEW BRIGHTON.

River Mersey. No dressing accommodation. Historic wild swimming venue.

NEW BRIGHTON. ​  River Mersey. No dressing accommodation. Historic wild swimming venue.
PORT SUNLIGHT.

Open-air. Lido. Ellens Rocks. Historic wild swimming venue. Lido.

PORT SUNLIGHT. ​  Open-air. Lido. Ellens Rocks. Historic wild swimming venue.
RUNCORN.

River Weaver. Historic wild swimming venue.

RUNCORN. ​  River Weaver. Historic wild swimming venue.
SEACOME.

Public Baths (2), Guinea Gap.

SEACOME. ​  Public Baths (2), Guinea Gap.
STOCKPORT.

Public Bath, St Petersgate.

STOCKPORT. ​  Public Bath, St Petersgate.
WINSFORD.

Public Bath, Station Road. School children taught swimming in school hours. Lido.

 

The first Winsford Baths Hall, built to commemorate Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee in 1887. Built with timber in case of subsidence, the 112ft by 34ft baths was situated in the Old Market Place on Cross' Dockyard, now part of the marina site.

Local brine was used for the pool with supposedly health-promoting qualities.

Winsford Baths Station Road Swimming His
Outdoor Swimming in Britain - History
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