Moseley Road Baths, Birmingham

History
“Moseley Road Baths is a Grade II* listed Edwardian swimming pool which opened in 1907 and has been at the heart of the Balsall Heath community ever since, with the baths and adjacent library offered as an incentive for the people of Balsall Heath to join the newly created city of Birmingham.

There were originally three entrances to Moseley Road Baths dividing visitors into men’s first or second class washing baths and swimming pools, with a third entrance to the women’s washing baths – it was several years before women were allowed to swim and the pools were then segregated with a men’s side and a women’s side!  The washing baths, or “slipper baths” as they were known, were still being used at Moseley Road Baths until October 2004 and all of the original cubicles are still in place.”

Source: http://moseleyroadbaths.org.uk/history

Visited: January 2019

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