TheGlasgowStory 

Skip Navigation / Jump to Content

Featured Images

Pollok House
Pollok House

Vital Spark
Vital Spark

Whiteinch Public Baths

Burrell Collection Photo Library

*Open in New Window
Whiteinch Public Baths

The opening of Whiteinch Baths in George Street (subsequently Medwyn Street), 1889.

The Whiteinch Public Baths and Wash-house were built next to the public halls and the building contained a large swimming pond 75 feet by 35 feet 6 inches; a small pond of 40 feet by 20 feet; sixteen slipper baths for ladies and thirty-one for men; forty-three wash stalls; sixteen washing machines and (from 1926) a Turkish bath with room for twenty people. Sun lamps were installed in the 1930s.

Reference: 1040.87.297

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Glasgow Museums

Keywords:
bathing, laundries, opening ceremonies, steamies, sun lamps, swimmers, swimming pools, wash-houses, washing, Whiteinch Public Baths and Wash-house



Quick Search


Photo Album

You have 0 images in your photo album.

View Photo Album

Log-In (Optional)

username:
password:
Not a user? Register now for FREE!

Other Options