Christchurch Municipal Baths

The Municipal Baths on Manchester St were the first indoor pools in Christchurch. Opened by the Mayor George Payling on the 14th of May 1908, the city's rubbish furnace helped to heat the pools.

Christchurch Municipal Baths

The Municipal Baths on Manchester St were the first indoor pools in Christchurch. Opened by the Mayor George Payling on the 14th of May 1908, the city's rubbish furnace helped to heat the pools.

Christchurch Municipal Baths

The Municipal Baths on Manchester St were the first indoor pools in Christchurch. Opened by the Mayor George Payling on the 14th of May 1908, the city's rubbish furnace helped to heat the pools.

Christchurch Municipal Baths, 1912

1912

Creator: Municipal Electricity Department

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - East

Source: Archive 1050

Reference ID: CCL-MED-0072

Uploaded by: Christchurch City Libraries

Copyright status: In copyright

This material has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. Please contact Christchurch City Libraries if you have any questions relating to the use of this material. It is the responsibility of the user to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

Comments

Add a comment
Thank you. Your comment has been saved and queued for moderation.

Laying the foundation stone of the Municipal Tepid Baths

22 August 1907

The foundation stone was laid by the Mayor, George Payling. The building was erected on part of the Christchurch City Council's yard with the foundation stone facing Manchester Street

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - East

Source: Canterbury times, 28 August 1907, p. 40

Reference ID: CCL-KPCD04-0101

Uploaded by: Christchurch City Libraries

Copyright status: In copyright

This material has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. Please contact Christchurch City Libraries if you have any questions relating to the use of this material. It is the responsibility of the user to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

Comments

Add a comment
Thank you. Your comment has been saved and queued for moderation.

Two friends off to have a swim

circa 1950

Two friends who met at Christchurch West High School off to have a swim at the Tepid Baths in the city. The buildings in the background are the United Service Hotel and the Plaza picture theatre.

Area: Central City / Cathedral Square

Source: 2013 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt

Reference ID: CCL-PH13-338

Uploaded by: CCL Photo Hunt

Copyright status: Out of copyright

This material has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. Please contact Christchurch City Libraries if you have any questions relating to the use of this material. It is the responsibility of the user to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

Comments

Add a comment
Thank you. Your comment has been saved and queued for moderation.

More from the Christchurch Municipal Baths album

Report this entry

Please enter your details and we'll contact you for more information.

Thank you for your report

More from the same area

Christchurch Press Co. Ltd., Cashel Street, Christchurch

December 1900

202-210 Cashel Street. From left are: Edward Button, painter; ...

Knitted Sheep in Latimer Square

10 August 2014

These woolly sheep and flowers popped up in Latimer Square and ...

Old Polsons Paint advertising uncovered

15 November 2012

Sign revealed after demolitions.

A small goods factory in Cashel Street

December 1905

Employees of the Christchurch Meat Co. Ltd. dicing meat and ...

Fast foot forward

10 September 1934

My mother going to her wedding on a very wet day at St. John's ...

1976 Telethon, Civic Theatre

1976

1976 Telethon - Civic Theatre - TV2 / South Pacific TV. St John ...

Christchurch East School, 1947

1947

Christchurch East School 1947. David Penney -

Christchurch Central Fire Station

1948

This photograph is taken outside the Christchurch Central Fire ...

Southpower Building

27 February 2005

218 Manchester Street

Gapfiller Library and Traffic Sheep

2018

View of the Gapfiller Library, called the Think Differently Book ...

Fitgerald Avenue Frontage of the Former Wards Brewery

2009?

229 Fitzgerald AvenueThe brewery occupied the

Construction of the Agricultural and Industrial Hall

September 1900

The Agricultural and Industrial Hall in Manchester Street later ...

Ngaio Marsh directing a production of Hamlet.

11 July 1958

Hamlet, produced by the University of Canterbury Drama Society ...

Provincial Hotel, Cashel Street

Circa 1990s

Provincial Hotel, Cashel Street, Christchurch, hotels, cnr ...

Wizards

8 December 1983

Morning reflection at Centennial Pool

15 June 1961

View across the outdoor pool towards the diving boards, with ...

Swimmers at Centennial swimming pool

7 March 1991

A group of swimmers in Centennial swimming pool, Armagh Street ...

Search/Browse the collection