Birmingham – Victoria Road Baths

The following is taken directly from The City of Birmingham Baths Department 1851 – 1951. The work was written and compiled by J. Moth M.N.A.B.S Birmingham 1951 and is presented here.

Victoria Road Baths SketchErected by the Aston Local Board, the Victoria Road Baths were opened on the 5th October, 1892, and comprised First and Second Class Swimming Baths and First and Second Class Private Baths for Men and Women. In the First Class Bath there is a gallery which can accommodate several hundreds of spectators.

Victoria Road Baths Large PoolSo that the fullest possible use of the premises could be made all the year round, it was the custom to lay a floor over the First Class Swimming Baths during the winter months and gymnastic training was available.


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One Response to “Birmingham – Victoria Road Baths”

  1. GEORGE HARRIS says:

    My self and my childhood pal Albert Smith (we both lived in Denmark Street) used to go to the public baths of a Saturday in the late ’40’s early ’50’s – when did Victoria Baths close?

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