Chiswick Open Air Baths – Edensor Road – 1910

Chiswick Happy Times

The Baths were opened in Edensor Road 1910

Originally the baths were built to create work for the unemployed. There were two pools and were much loved. Many happy days were spent there – the picture demonstrates what Chiswick Baths represented. Freedom, family fun and healthy outdoor activity. Aren’t they happy here?

 

A Cup of Tea at the Lido

A Cup of Tea at the Lido “Water Babies” – Click on Pathe Clip

 

Actress Miss Jose Collins presents prizes at Chiswick. (Short but Sweet)

 

Jose Collins present Prizes at Chiswick Pool

Jose Collins present Prizes at Chiswick Pool – Click on Pathe Clip

 

Aerial view of Chiswick Baths Site

Aerial view of Chiswick Baths Site- Edensor Road

 

OUTCOME: In 1981 the Council decided that updating and repairing was too[…]

 

Oulton Broad Lido  had visiting stars too.  Also includes some river bathing in Beccles


…costly and filled in the large pool that eventually was owned by the Moldova Embassy. The site of the smaller pool was sold to a private developer who built a new indoor pool incorporated into a housing development. “Chiswick New Pool.”

Happy Times –  Courtesy of Daily Mail – Before the Bikini  Great Article!

 

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