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

LONDON

ACTON.

Public Bath. Salisbury Street.

Swimming History Acton The Baths interior 1905
LATCHMERE ROAD. 
Public Bath, Latchmere Road. Free instruction to all paying for admission. Public Bath (2ndclass). Public Bath (Ladies). Public Bath (Boys),
Latchmere Baths, Clapham Junction 1935
Martens Grove Lido Barnehurst 
Swimming History London Martens Grove Lido Barnehurst
BATTERSEA PARK ROAD.
Swimming History London An interior view of the large empty swimming pool within the main bath hall at Battersea Public Baths.
NINE ELMS.
Swimming History London NINE ELMS
BECKENHAM. 
(Clock House). Public Bath, Beckenham.
Swimming History London Apparatus for supporting pupils in use at Beckenham swimming baths
BARKING. 
Public Bath, Barking.
BERMONDSEY. 

Public Bath, Spa Road.

ROTHERSHTHE.

Public Bath, Lower Road.

Swimming History ROTHERSHTHE. Public swimming Bath history, Lower Road. London
BETHNAL GREEN. 

Public Bath, Mansford Street.

Swimming History London Public Baths, Brentford, 1997
BRENTFORD. 

Public Bath, Clifden Road.

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CAMBERWELL. 

Public Bath, Old kent Road.

Swimming History London CAMBERWELL.  ​  Public Swimming Bath, Old kent Road.
CAMBERWELL GREEN. 

Public Bath, Camberwell Green.

Swimming History London CAMBERWELL GREEN. Public Swimming Bath, Camberwell Green.
CHISWICK.

Grove park. Open-air. Lido.

DULWICH.

Public Bath, East Dulwich Road.

Swimming History London DULWICH. Public Swimming Bath, East Dulwich Road.
DULWICH COLLEGE.

Private Bath, Dulwich.

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CAMDON TOWN. 

Public Bath, King Street.

Swimming History London CAMDEN TOWN. ​ Public swimming Bath, King Street. swimming history ​
CHELSEA.

Public Bath, Manor Street.

Swimming History London CHELSEA. ​  Public Bath, Manor Street. London swimming history ​
CHELSEA.

Public Bath, King's Road. Ladies only.

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CLERKENWELL.

(NORTHAMPTON INSTITUTE). Public Bath, Clerkenwell. Men every day, except Mondays and Thursday. Women, Mondays and Thursdays.

Swimming History London CLERKENWELL. ​  (NORTHAMPTON INSTITUTE). Public Bath
CROYDON.

Public Bath, Scarbrook Road. One family bathing club.

Swimming History London CROYDON. ​  Public Bath, Scarbrook Road. One family bathing club.
CROYDON.

Public Bath, Scarbrook Road. Women 2ndclass.

Swimming History London CROYDON. ​  Public Bath, Scarbrook Road. One family bathing club.
CROYDON.

Public Bath, Scarbrook Road. Open-air. Lido.

Swimming History London CROYDON. ​  Public Bath, Scarbrook Road. Open-air. Lido.
THORNTON HEATH. 

Public Bath, High Street. 2nd class three days per week.

Swimming History London THORNTON HEATH.  ​  Public Bath, High Street. 2nd class three days per week.
S. NORWOOD. 

Public Bath, Birchanger Road.

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S. NORWOOD. 

Public Bath, Birchanger Road Open-air. Lido

DEPTFORD (NEW CROSS). 

Public Bath, Laurie Grove.

Swimming History London DEPTFORD (NEW CROSS). Public Swimming Bath, Laurie Grove.
EALING. 
Public Bath, Longfield Avenue. Ladies only. Ladies' bath open for gents during winter on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.
Swimming History London Public Swimming Bath, Longfield Avenue.
EDMONTON. 
Public Bath, Knights Lane.
Swimming History London Edmonton Public Bath, Knights Lane.
EDMONTON. 
Public Bath, Lower Edmonton.
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FULHAM. 
Public Public Baths (3), Walham Green.
HACKNEY.

Public Baths (2), Lower Clapton Road. One for ladies only.

Swimming History London Hackney Public Swimming Baths (2), Lower Clapton Road. One for ladies only.
HAGGERSTON. 

Public Bath, Mansfield Street, Kingsland. Men only.

Swimming History London Haggerston Public Swimming Baths Mansfield Street, Kingsland. London
HAMMERSMITH. 

Public Bath, Hammersmith.

Swimming History London Public Swimming Bath, Hammersmith. London History
HAMMERSMITH. 

Public Bath, Lime Grove, Shepherd's Bush, W., First class bath. Ladies, Mondays, from 6 p.m.; Thursdays, from 10 A.M. to to 6 P.M. Second-class bath, Tuesday 9 A.M. to 6 P.M.; Thursdays from 6 P.M.

Swimming History London Public Swimming Bath, Hammersmith. London History Public Bath, Lime Grove, Shepherd's Bush
Swimming History London Harrow open air pool
Swimming History London  The DUCKER, Harrow Boys School LIDO London 1915
HAMSTEAD. 

Public Bath, Finchley Road.

Fincley Road Swimming Baths Hampstead
HOLBORN. 

Public Bath, Broad Street, W.C.

HOUNSLOW. 

Public Bath, Treaty Road.  

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ILFORD. 

Public Bath, Ilford.

ISLEWORTH. 

Public Bath South Street.

ISLINGTON. 

Private Bath, Albion Square. School children only.

Swimming History London  Schol Children Swimming Pool
ISLINGTON. 

Public Bath, Caledonian Road. Ladies only.

Swimming History London  Public swimming Bath, Caledonian Road. Islington london history
ISLINGTON. 

Public Bath, Hornsey Road.

Swimming History London  Public swimming Bath, Hornsey Road.. Islington london history
ISLINGTON. 

Tibberton Square. Public Bath, Greenman Street. Separate bath for ladies.

"In the mid 60's the pool was known locally as the TIB. The premises comprised a Mixed bathing pool with spectator gallery with individual changing cubicles down each side for males and females.

The Mixed pool was about 30 yards by 10 yards, 3ft shallow water and 6ft deep water. It had a stepped diving stage that was removed in 1964.

There was also a dedicated men only pool, with 80 small cubicles each side, no doors, only wooden seats, slate divides and a small wooden angled slatted section above for clothes. There was a small attendants room and separate shower room and toilets off from this.

The Ladies only pool was about 20 yards by 10 and had cubicles on both sides with doors.

There was also a Ladies Warm [Slipper] Baths located over the Ladies Pool plus a Men's Warm [Slipper] Baths located over the men's pool.

The main entrance had a Superintendants office off to the left as you entered and an enclosed ticket office on the right.

Walk on and you were in the Men's pool, stairs on the left led to the Men's Warm Baths, a doorway on right right led to the Mixed pool through a vestibule

There was also stairs to the public laundry on the left next to the stairs to the basement.

A remedial suite on the first floor comprising of 2 beds, a large bath with a air extracting contraption that when placed in the bath caused bubbles to rise under one.

There was a very large public laundry with individual sinks and drainers and pull out drying horses. There was an Establishment laundry which served to wash and dry the used hired towels and staff clothing. This was located in the basement.

The main gates were off Greenman Street and there was a large entrance yard about 30 yards by 30 yards. To the right was a lock up store for visitors cycles that also led to the Mixed Pool public gallery. On the left of the yard were steps into the boiler room and basements areas.

The three boilers were originally coal fired Lancashire boilers and these were later converted to fuel oil." Contributed by Peter, former Sports Centre Manager at the Oasis, Holborn [1968-1991]

Swimming History London Public swimming Bath, Tibberton Square. Public Bath, Greenman Street. Islington london history
KENSINGTON. 

Public Bath, Latimer Road. Separate bath for ladies.

KENSAL RISE. 

King Edward VII. Bath. Open-air. Lido.

Swimming History London King Edward VII. Bath. Open-air. Lido.
KINGSTON-ON-THAMES. 

Public Bath, Wood Street.

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LAMBETH. 

Public Bath, at the junction of the Kennington and Lambeth Roads, in a direct line from the Houses of parliament.

Swimming Historylondon​ swimming history LAMBETH Baths W. E. Hodgkin
LEWISHAM. 

Public Bath, Forest Hill.

LEWISHAM. London.   Public swimming Bath history, Forest Hill.
LADYWELL. 

Public Bath, Lewisham.

Ladywell. London Swimming History ​Public swimming lewisham
LEYTON. 

Public Bath, Cathall Road.

PADDINGTON.

Public Bath contemplated. - The public baths and washhouses in Queen's Road were opened by the vestry in 1874. The construction of new baths at the north end of Queen's Road (formerly Pickering Place) was delayed by the First World War and started only in 1923. Two swimming baths and a laundry were opened there in 1925, followed by Turkish and Russian baths beneath the neighbouring Porchester hall in 1929.

Paddington london Queen's Road Public swimming bath history
The Opening Ceremony at Parliament Hill Lido
Parliament Hill Lido 1965
PLUMSTEAD.

Public Bath, High Street.

Plumstead Baths provided more facilities than a swimming pool and washing facilities, as can be seen from this photograph. An inscription on the photograph informs us that it depicts an "L. R. A. Children's Tea and Concert, 30th March 1912". More...

POPLAR (ISLAND).

Public Bath, Glengall Road.

Destroyed during WWII (the building was used as a first aid post during the war).

Plumstead High Street Swimming Bath History London
Glengall Road POPLAR Isle of Dogs​  Public swimming Bath,  London History
POPLAR.

Public Bath, Poplar.

POPLAR. ​  Public Bath, Poplar.
POPLAR.

People's Palace, Mile End Road.

POPLAR. ​  People's Palace, Mile End Road. Public Swimming Baths. London Swimming History
POPLAR.

Public Bath, Roman Road, Bow, E. First-class bath, open to ladies on Thursdays.

London Swimming History. POPLAR. ​  Public Bath, Roman Road, BowPublic Bath, Poplar.
POLYTECHNIC.

Private Bath. Regent Street. Members and friends only. More...

London Swimming History. POPLAR. ​  Public Bath, Roman Road, BowPublic Bath, Poplar.
CARPENTER'S CO.

Public Bath, Stratford.

RICHMOND. 

Public Bath, Parkshott.

Richmond  Bridge Lido 1929 London Swimming History
ST MARYLEBONE. 

Public Bath, Marylebone Road. Separate bath for ladies.

Seymour Place Public Swimming Baths, St. Marylebone London Swimming History
ST PANCRAS.

(PRINCE OF WALES ROAD). Public Baths (4), Kentish Town.

(PRINCE OF WALES ROAD). Public Baths (4), Kentish Town. London Swiming History
FITZROY.

Public Baths (2), Tottenham Court Road.

SHOREDITCH.

Public Bath, Pitfield Street.

SHOREDITCH.

Public Bath, Pitfield Street.

Public swimming Bath, Pitfield Street. London Swimming History SHOREDITCH
SOUTHWARK.

Public Bath, manor Place. Separate bath for ladies.

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SOUTHWARD. 

Public Baths (2) Lavington Street.

TWICKENHAM.

River, The Wereway. Historic wild swimming venue.

STEPNEY. 

Public Bath, St George's in the East, Stepney.

St George's Swimming Baths London London Swimming History
WALTHAMSTOW.

Public Bath, High Street.

WALTHAMSTOW. public swimming baths High Street London Swimming History
WANDSWORTH.

Public Bath, Wandsworth.

Public Swimming Bath Wandsworth. London Swimming History
WESTMINSTER.

Public Bath, St George's, Buckingham Palace Road.

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WESTMINSTER.

Public Bath, St George's. Davies Street.

WESTMINSTER.

Public Bath, Great Smith St.

WESTMINSTER. Public Swimming Bath, Great Smith St. London Swimming History
WESTMINSTER. Public Swimming Bath, Great Smith St. London Swimming History
Public Swimming Bath Wandsworth. WESTMINSTER. Public Swimming Bath, Great Smith St. London Swimming HistorySwimming History
WESTMINSTER. Public Swimming Bath, Great Smith St. London Swimming History
WESTMINSTER.

Public Bath, Marshall Street.

Public Swimming Bath Public Bath, Marshall Street. Westminster . London Swimming History
WILLESDEN.

Public Bath, Gladstone Park, Dollis Hill. Open-air. Lido. Payment for admission three days a week only.

Public Swimming Bath, Gladstone Park, Dollis Hill. Open-air. Lido. London Swimming History
WIMBLEDON.

Public Bath. Worple Road.

Bathing Place, Queensmere - Wimbledon Common
WIMBLEDON.

Public Bath, Latimer Road.

Public Swimming Bath Public Bath, Wimbledon. Latimer Road. London Swimming History
WIMBLEDON.

Public Bath, Wollwich.

TOTTENHAM.

Public Bath, The Green, High Road.

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TOTTENHAM.

Open-air Public Bath, Tottenham Marshes. Lido.

TOTTENHAM. Public Swimming The Marshes London Swimming HIstory