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Whiteinch Public Baths

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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

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

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